Industry News | February 17, 2009

Brinker International Announces Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors for Brinker International Inc. (NYSE: EAT - News) yesterday declared a quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share on the common stock of the company.

The dividend will be paid on March 25, 2009 to shareholders of record as of March 12, 2009.

At the end of the second quarter of fiscal 2009, Brinker International either owned, operated, or franchised 1,704 restaurants under the names Chili's Grill & Bar (1,495 restaurants), On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina (165 restaurants), and Maggiano's Little Italy (44 restaurants). Brinker also holds a minority interest in Romano's Macaroni Grill.