CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2003--Roto-Rooter Inc.
(NYSE:RRR) announced today that the Board of Directors has declared a
quarterly cash dividend of 12 cents per share on its capital stock,
payable on September 10, 2003, to stockholders of record on August 21,
2003. This represents the 129th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by
Roto-Rooter in its 32 years as a public company.
Roto-Rooter Inc. (www.RotoRooter.com), headquartered in
Cincinnati, is a New York Stock Exchange-listed corporation operating
in the residential and commercial repair-and-maintenance-service
industry through two wholly owned subsidiaries. Roto-Rooter is North
America's largest provider of plumbing and drain cleaning services.
Service America Systems Inc. provides major-appliance and
heating/air-conditioning repair, maintenance, and replacement
Statements in this press release or in other Roto-Rooter
communications may relate to future events or Roto-Rooter's future
performance. Such statements are forward-looking statements and are
based on present information Roto-Rooter has related to its existing
business circumstances. Investors are cautioned that such
forward-looking statements are subject to inherent risk that actual
results may differ materially from such forward-looking statements.
Further, investors are cautioned that Roto-Rooter does not assume any
obligation to update forward-looking statements based on unanticipated
events or changed expectations.
CONTACT: Roto-Rooter Inc.
Timothy S. O'Toole, 513-762-6702
SOURCE: Roto-Rooter Inc.