Nike declares dividend
February 22, 2005
BEAVERTON, OR (22 February, 2005) — The Board of Directors of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) declared a cash dividend of twenty-five cents ($0.25) per share on its outstanding Class A Common Stock and Class B Common Stock payable April 4, 2005, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 14, 2005. NIKE, Inc. based in Beaverton, Oregon is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly owned Nike subsidiaries include Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic footwear, apparel and accessories; Bauer NIKE Hockey Inc., a leading designer and distributor of hockey equipment; Cole Haan, a leading designer and marketer of luxury shoes, handbags, accessories and coats; Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes action sports and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories and Exeter Brands Group LLC, which designs and markets athletic footwear and apparel for the value retail channel.