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The Adams Express Company (NYSE: ADX) is a publicly-traded diversified equity fund. The Company uses a conservative investment philosophy and the portfolio is managed with the expectation that it will generate solid returns with lower-than-market risk for long-term investors. Investments are made with an eye towards protecting your original investment and generating dividends and capital gains that can be used as a source of income or reinvested to increase your holdings in the Fund.

One of the oldest companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange, Adams Express has been structured as a closed-end fund since 1929. The Company has paid dividends continuously since 1935.

In September 2011, the Board of Directors committed that the Company will annually distribute to stockholders 6% of the Company’s trailing 12-month average month end market price.  This means Adams Express stockholders can count on receiving a 6% annual distribution, or more, for the foreseeable future in both up and down markets.  The Board of Directors and the Fund's management team have taken this action to demonstrate our commitment to providing our stockholders with consistent, predictable distributions for years to come.  Adams Express has made distributions every year for over 75 years.  For more information, please click on annual minimum 6% distribution rate.

Michael E. Rega, CFA, joined Adams Express (NYSE:ADX) as Vice President – Research on September 2, 2014

Sep30
Michael E. Rega, CFA, joined Adams Express (NYSE:ADX) as Vice President – Research on September 2, 2014

Adams Express Fund Declares Dividend and Reports Performance for the First Half of 2014

Jul10
Adams Express Fund Declares Dividend and Reports Performance for the First Half of 2014

Steven R. Crain Elected Vice President – Research, Adams Express Fund

Jun11
Steven R. Crain Elected Vice President – Research, Adams Express Fund

Adams Express Releases Q2 2014 Financial Report

Jul18
Adams Express Releases Q2 2014 Financial Report

Adams Express Publishes Summer 2014 Newsletter

Jul18
Adams Express Publishes Summer 2014 Newsletter

Adams Express Releases Q1 2014 Financial Report

Apr21
Adams Express Releases Q1 2014 Financial Report

"The Company's 79-year history of paying dividends stands out, as does its commitment to an annual minimum 6% distribution rate."
Mark Stoeckle, CEO

Stock and Distribution

Nav & Stock Price Per Share
Net Asset Value: $16.29
Closing Price: $13.94
Discount: -14.4%

This is the closing price from the NYSE on 09/30/2014

annual DISTRIBUTION Rate
2013 7.1%

*The annual distribution rate is the total dividends and capital gain distributions divided by the average month-end market price of the Fund's Common Stock for the twelve months ended October 31.

As of September 8, 2011, the Fund committed to an annual distribution rate of at least 6%.