The Board of Directors of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM)
today declared a cash dividend of 13 cents per share on the Company’s
stock payable June 5, 2008, to Shareholders of record May 15, 2008.
This is ADM’s 306th consecutive quarterly payment, a record of 76 years
of uninterrupted dividends. As of March 31, 2008, there were 643,960,271
shares of ADM stock outstanding.
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is the world leader in BioEnergy
and has a premier position in the agricultural processing value chain.
ADM is one of the world’s largest processors of soybeans, corn, wheat
and cocoa. ADM is a leading manufacturer of biodiesel, ethanol, soybean
oil and meal, corn sweeteners, flour and other value-added food and feed
ingredients. Headquartered in Decatur, Illinois, ADM has over 27,000
employees, more than 240 processing plants and net sales for the fiscal
year ended June 30, 2007 of $44 billion. Additional information can be
found on ADM’s Web site at http://www.adm.com.
Director, External Communications
Vice President, Investor Relations