Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation declares quarterly dividend
(BNSF issued the following news release on October 21.)
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Directors of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation voted on October 21, 2004, to pay a quarterly dividend of 17 cents per share on outstanding common stock.
Dividends on common stock will be paid January 3, 2005, to shareholders of record December 13, 2004. Common shares outstanding on September 30, 2004, totaled approximately 374 million.
BNSF's subsidiary, The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, operates one of the largest railroad networks in North America, with about 32,500 route miles covering 28 states and two Canadian provinces. The railway is among the world's top transporters of intermodal traffic, moves more grain than any other American railroad, transports the components of many of the products we depend on daily, and hauls enough low-sulphur coal to generate about ten percent of the electricity produced in the United States. BNSF is an industry leader in Web-enabling a variety of customer transactions at http://www.bnsf.com
Friday, October 22, 2004