ABM Industries Continues Best-Ever Quarterly Dividend Rate.SAN FRANCISCO -- The Board of Directors of ABM Industries Incorporated (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :ABM ABM: see guided missile.
ABM - Asynchronous Balanced Mode ) has declared an all-time-high second quarter cash dividend of $0.105 per common share payable on May 2, 2005 to stockholders of record on April 8, 2005. This will be ABM's 156th consecutive quarterly cash dividend, and is $0.005 (5.0%) above the $0.100 per share quarterly dividend rate paid for the second quarter of 2004.
ABM Industries Incorporated is among the largest facility services contractors listed on the New York Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
World's largest marketplace for securities. The exchange began as an informal meeting of 24 men in 1792 on what is now Wall Street in New York City. . With fiscal 2004 revenues in excess of $2.4 billion and more than 73,000 employees, ABM provides janitorial, parking, security, engineering, lighting and mechanical services for thousands of commercial, industrial, institutional and retail facilities in hundreds of cities across the United States and British Columbia, Canada. The ABM Family of Services includes ABM Janitorial, Ampco System Parking, ABM Security Services, which includes American Commercial Security Services (ACSS ACSS Africa Center for Strategic Studies
ACSS Aluminum Conductor Steel Supported (cable)
ACSS African Crop Science Society
ACSS Association of Computer Support Specialists
ACSS Aviation Communication and Surveillance Systems ) and Security Services of America (SSA (Serial Storage Architecture) A fault tolerant peripheral interface from IBM that transfers data at 80 and 160 Mbytes/sec. SSA uses SCSI commands, allowing existing software to drive SSA peripherals, which are typically disk drives. ), ABM Facility Services, which includes ABM Engineering and CommAir Mechanical, and Amtech Lighting.