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Academy Sports activities + Open air Broadcasts Inaugural Quarterly Money Dividend

Printed: Mar. 3, 2022 at 4:45 PM EST|Up to date: 3 hours in the past

KATY, Texas, March 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports activities and Open air, Inc. (the “Firm” or “Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO) introduced at this time that its Board of Administrators (the “Board”) permitted the initiation of a quarterly money dividend.  The Board declared an inaugural quarterly money dividend with respect to the quarter ended January 29, 2022, of $0.075 per share of frequent inventory.  The dividend is payable on April 14, 2022, to stockholders of document as of the shut of enterprise on March 17, 2022.

“In the present day’s announcement of a quarterly money dividend marks a milestone for Academy ensuing from our efforts to strengthen the stability sheet and the Firm’s capacity to generate sustainable money stream.  This dividend and our present inventory repurchase program exhibit the arrogance that our Board and administration workforce have in our progress initiatives and the long run efficiency of our enterprise, in addition to our dedication to growing whole shareholder worth,” stated Ken Hicks, Chairman, President and Chief Government Officer.

The Firm intends to announce quarterly money dividends, the declaration, timing, quantity, and fee of which might be topic to the discretion and approval of the Board, making an allowance for such issues because the Board could deem related on the time, together with, amongst others, the Firm’s outcomes, monetary situation and capital allocation plans.

About Academy Sports activities + Open air

Academy is a number one full-line sporting items and out of doors recreation retailer in america. Initially based in 1938 as a household enterprise in Texas, Academy has grown to 259 shops throughout 16 contiguous states. Academy’s mission is to supply “Enjoyable for All”, and Academy fulfills this mission with a localized merchandising technique and worth proposition that strongly connects with a broad vary of customers. Academy’s product assortment focuses on key classes of out of doors, attire, footwear and sports activities & recreation via each main nationwide manufacturers and a portfolio of 20 non-public label manufacturers, which go nicely past conventional sporting items and attire choices. For extra info, go to academy.com.

Ahead-Trying Statements

This press launch comprises forward-looking statements inside the that means of Part 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Part 21E of the Securities Alternate Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements are primarily based on Academy’s present expectations and should not ensures of future efficiency. You possibly can determine these forward-looking statements by way of phrases resembling “outlook,” “steerage,” “believes,” “expects,” “potential,” “continues,” “could,” “will,” “ought to,” “might,” “seeks,” “initiatives,” “predicts,” “intends,” “plans,” “estimates,” “anticipates” or the unfavorable model of those phrases or different comparable phrases. The forward-looking statements embrace, amongst different issues, statements relating to the fee of the dividend and declaration of future dividends, together with the timing and quantity thereof, the Firm’s expectations relating to its future efficiency, and the Firm’s future monetary situation to assist future dividend progress and are topic to numerous dangers, uncertainties, assumptions or modifications in circumstances which are tough to foretell or quantify. Precise outcomes could differ materially from these expectations as a result of modifications in world, regional or native financial, enterprise, aggressive, market, regulatory and different components, lots of that are past Academy’s management. Essential components that would trigger precise outcomes to vary materially from these within the forward-looking statements are set forth in Academy’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Alternate Fee (the “SEC”), together with the Firm’s Annual Report on Type 10-Okay, underneath the caption “Threat Elements,” as could also be up to date every so often in our periodic filings with the SEC. Any forward-looking assertion on this press launch speaks solely as of the date of this launch. Academy undertakes no obligation to publicly replace or evaluate any forward-looking assertion, whether or not on account of new info, future developments or in any other case, besides as could also be required by any relevant securities legal guidelines.

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