Best Buy Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

March 26, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The board of directors of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) has authorized payment of a regular quarterly cash dividend of 14 cents per common share. The quarterly dividend is payable on May 6, 2010, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 15, 2010. The company had 418,814,736 shares of common stock issued and outstanding as of February 27, 2010.

About Best Buy Co., Inc

With operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, China, Mexico and Turkey, Best Buy is a multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services with a commitment to growth and innovation. The Best Buy family of brands and partnerships collectively generates more than $49 billion in annual revenue and includes brands such as Best Buy; Best Buy Mobile; Audiovisions; The Carphone Warehouse; Future Shop; Geek Squad, Five Star; Magnolia Audio Video; Napster; Pacific Sales; The Phone House; and Speakeasy. Approximately 180,000 employees apply their talents to help bring the benefits of these brands to life for customers through retail locations, multiple call centers and Web sites, in-home solutions, product delivery and activities in our communities. Community partnership is central to the way we do business at Best Buy. In fiscal 2010, we donated a $25.2 million to improve the vitality of the communities where our employees and customers live and work. For more information about Best Buy, visit

SOURCE: Best Buy Co., Inc

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