Anchorage, Alaska – On December 6, 2014, in accordance with the Earnings Distribution Policy, the Ahtna, Incorporated board of directors formally declared a shareholder dividend for 2014 of $1,035,408 and a total Elder dividend of $63,600. Since 2009, Ahtna, Inc. has issued an Elder dividend to shareholders age 62 and older.
This year’s shareholder dividend equates to a dividend per share of $4.42861, or $442.861 per 100 shares, which is Ahtna’s second highest dividend per share over the last ten years.
Both dividends are expected to be distributed via direct deposit by Friday, December 12, or via mailed check by Monday, December 15.
Ahtna, Incorporated is one of 13 Alaska Native Regional Corporations formed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971, and is based out of Glennallen, Alaska. The company currently has more than 1,800 shareholders, the majority of whom are of Ahtna Athabascan descent, and employs more than 1,700 workers worldwide. A premiere Alaskan-owned business, Ahtna, Incorporated is guided by its vision statement: “Our Culture Unites Us; Our Land Sustains Us; Our People are Prosperous.”
Ahtna Netiye’, Incorporated is the business holding company for Ahtna, Incorporated. Netiye’ is an Ahtna Athabascan word that means “our strength.” Ahtna Netiye’ manages and oversees the business operations of Ahtna’s subsidiaries, providing strategic direction and corporate structure stability aimed at long-term growth and success.