Patterson Companies Declares Quarterly Dividend

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of Patterson Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDCO), today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share. The dividend will be payable on, or about, October 30, 2015 to shareholders of record as of October 16, 2015. "The board has great confidence in Patterson's strategic direction. As we move forward as a transformed company, we remain committed to our capital allocation strategy," said Scott P. Anderson, chairman and chief executive officer. "Our dividends reflect that confidence and our commitment to delivering long-term value to our shareholders." About Patterson Companies, Inc. Patterson Companies, Inc. is a value-added distributor serving the dental and animal health markets. Dental Market Patterson Dental provides a virtually complete range of consumable dental products, equipment and software, turnkey digital solutions and value-added services to dentists and dental laboratories throughout North America. Animal Health Market Patterson Animal Health, formerly Patterson Veterinary, is a leading, full-line distributor in North America and the U.K. of animal health products, services and technologies to both the production-animal and companion-pet markets. View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150922006103/en/ Contact: Patterson Companies, Inc. Ann B. Gugino, 651-686-1600 Executive Vice President & CFO

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