Adams Express Company Declares Dividend

Date: 
01/10/2013

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – January 10, 2013 – The Board of Directors of The Adams Express Company (NYSE:ADX) declared a dividend of $0.05 per share, payable March 1, 2013, to shareholders of record February 15, 2013, consisting of $0.03 net investment income, $0.01 short-term capital gain, and $0.01 long-term capital gain, all realized in 2012.

The Adams Express Company is a diversified equity fund that has been has been trading on the New York Stock Exchange as a closed-end investment company since 1929. Internally-managed, the Baltimore-based Fund has paid dividends continuously since 1935.

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For further information, please contact:

Lawrence L. Hooper, Jr., Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
at (410) 752-5900 or (800) 638-2479

E-mail: contact@adamsexpress.com
Website: www.adamsexpress.com

Adams Express Company Declares Dividend

Stock and Distribution

Nav & Stock Price Per Share
Net Asset Value: $15.56
Closing Price: $13.38
Discount:

-14.0%

This is the closing price from the NYSE on 12/17/2014

annual DISTRIBUTION Rate
2014 8.8%

*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%.