Expedia announces special dividend

Expedia announces special dividend

Expedia announced that its Executive Committee, acting on behalf of Expedia’s Board of Directors, has declared a special cash dividend of $0.52 per share of outstanding common stock to be paid to stockholders of record as of the close of business on December 17, 2012, with a payment date of December 28, 2012.

Based on Expedia’s current shares of common stock outstanding, we estimate the total payment for this special dividend will be approximately $70 million.

The special dividend is in addition to the Company’s regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share to holders of Expedia’s common stock as of the close of business on November 16, with a payment date of December 7, 2012.