NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSM) announced that its Board of Directors on February 10, 2014 authorized an annual dividend of $0.30 per share, payable quarterly. As a result, a quarterly dividend of $0.075 per share will be payable on March 12, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 26, 2014.
Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. also announced that effective Tuesday, February 11, 2014, its Headquarters will relocate to 600 Brickell Ave, Suite 1500, Miami, Florida 33131, (tel.) 786-509-6900.
Jeff Bradley said, "We are pleased to announce both the increase of our annual dividend by $.025 per share as part of our continued focus on returning cash to our shareholders as well as the relocation of our Headquarters to Miami, continuing our efforts of looking at all areas of our company for cost savings."
About Globe Specialty Metals
Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. is among the world's largest producers of silicon metal and silicon-based specialty alloys, critical ingredients in a host of industrial and consumer products with growing markets. Customers include major silicone chemical, aluminum and steel manufacturers, auto companies and their suppliers, ductile iron foundries, manufacturers of photovoltaic solar cells and computer chips, and concrete producers. The Company is headquartered in Miami, Florida. For further information please visit our web site at www.glbsm.com.
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Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. Joseph Ragan, 786-509-6900 Chief Financial Officer Email: