LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 25, 2014) - Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (
Doug Croxall, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Marathon, stated, "We are very pleased to announce that our Board has declared a one-time stock dividend resulting in a doubling of the number of shares of our common stock. Today's announcement is the result of our strong financial and stock price performance and the confidence we have in our ability to continue to create long-term profitable growth."
Croxall continued, "We view this dividend issuance as a way to not only reward our existing shareholders, but also to expand the distribution and market liquidity of the Company's shares, possibly creating the opportunity for longer term institutions to become shareholders."
The stock dividend will not change the proportionate interest that a shareholder maintains in the Company. Holders of record on the record date do not have to take any action to receive the dividend, which will be sent directly by the transfer agent to the address on record. All Beneficial Holders that hold shares in street name will be processed through their brokers.
About Marathon Patent Group:
Marathon is a patent acquisition and monetization company. The Company acquires patents from a wide-range of patent holders from individual inventors to Fortune 500 companies. Marathon's strategy of acquiring patents that cover a wide-range of subject matter allows the Company to achieve diversity within its patent asset portfolio. Marathon generates revenue with its diversified portfolio through actively managed concurrent patent rights enforcement campaigns. This approach is expected to result in a long-term, diversified revenue stream. To learn more about Marathon Patent Group, visit www.marathonpg.com.
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