SUGAR LAND, Texas, May 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CVR Energy, Inc. (“CVR Energy” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CVI) today announced the final ratio for the Stock Distribution (defined below) portion of its previously announced special dividend of $492 million, which is payable in a combination of cash and the common stock of Delek US Holdings, Inc. (“Delek”) held by the Company (the “Stock Distribution”). The special dividend will be paid on June 10, 2021 (the “Distribution Date”). In the Stock Distribution, the Company will distribute 0.1048 of a share of Delek common stock for each share of the Company’s common stock outstanding as of the close of business on May 26, 2021 (the “Record Date”). The final Stock Distribution ratio was calculated by dividing the 10,539,880 shares of Delek common stock to be distributed by 100,530,599 shares of CVR Energy common stock outstanding as of the close of business on the Record Date. No fractional shares of Delek common stock will be distributed. Instead, stockholders will receive cash in lieu of any fractional share of Delek common stock that they otherwise would have received. The Company intends to announce the amount of cash per share of its common stock to which each of its stockholders will be entitled on the Distribution Date.
Stockholders should consult their tax advisors with respect to U.S. federal, state, local and foreign tax consequences of the special dividend. The distribution of Delek common stock will be made in book-entry form and no physical share certificates will be issued.
An information statement describing the special dividend will be included as an exhibit to a Current Report on Form 8-K to be filed by the Company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). No action is required by CVR Energy stockholders to receive the special dividend. CVR Energy stockholders do not need to pay any consideration for or surrender or exchange your shares of CVR Energy common stock.
Additional information on the special dividend, including a copy of the information statement, will be posted to CVR Energy’s website at https://cvrenergy.gcs-web.com.
Forward-Looking Statements and Notices
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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 marketing business through its interest in CVR Refining and the nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing business through its interest in CVR Partners, LP. CVR Energy subsidiaries serve as the general partner and own 36 percent of the common units of CVR Partners.
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