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CVR Energy Announces Cash Dividend of 75 Cents Per Quarter, Raising Dividend to $3.00 Annually

SUGAR LAND, Texas, May 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CVR Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CVI) today announced a second quarter 2018 cash dividend of 75 cents per share. The increase of the quarterly dividend from 50 cents to 75 cents per share each quarter, or $3.00 annually, represents an annualized increase of $1.00 per share. The dividend, as declared by CVR Energy’s Board of Directors, will be paid on Aug. 13, 2018, to stockholders of record on Aug. 6, 2018.

“Increasing CVR Energy’s quarterly dividend to 75 cents a quarter, or $3.00 annually, reflects the strength of our balance sheet and the exceptional operating performance of our business segments,” said Dave Lamp, chief executive officer. “CVR Refining’s strategically located assets, coupled with flexible refining configurations and reliable operations, are well positioned to capture constructive refining market conditions, including regional crude spreads and diesel cracks. Going forward, CVR Energy will remain committed to providing outstanding value to its stockholders.”

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About CVR Energy, Inc.
Headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas, CVR Energy is a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries through its holdings in two limited partnerships, CVR Refining, LP and CVR Partners, LP. CVR Energy subsidiaries serve as the general partner and own 66 percent of the common units of CVR Refining and 34 percent of the common units of CVR Partners.

For further information, please contact:

Investor Contact:
Jay Finks
CVR Energy, Inc.
(281) 207-3588
Media Relations:
Brandee Stephens
CVR Energy, Inc.
(281) 207-3516

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