Encore Wire Announces Cash Dividend

  Encore Wire Announces Cash Dividend

Business Wire

MCKINNEY, Texas -- June 7, 2013

Encore Wire Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: WIRE) announced today that the
Company’s Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend.

Daniel L. Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer of Encore Wire
Corporation, said, “This two-cent per share dividend will be paid on July 19,
2013, to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 5, 2013. Any
future quarterly dividends will be paid subject to earnings and cash flow
considerations. We appreciate our stockholders’ commitment to the continued
growth of Encore Wire. We will continue to manage the Company for the
long-term and strive to protect our strong balance sheet.”

Encore Wire Corporation manufactures a broad range of copper electrical wire
for interior wiring in commercial and industrial buildings, homes, apartments
and manufactured housing.

The matters discussed in this news release, other than the historical
financial information, including statements about the copper pricing
environment, profitability and stockholder value, may include forward-looking
statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including payment of future
dividends, future purchases of stock, fluctuations in the price of copper and
other raw materials, the impact of competitive pricing and other risks
detailed from time to time in the Company’s reports filed with the Securities
and Exchange Commission. Actual results may vary materially from those
anticipated.

Contact:

Encore Wire Corporation
Frank J. Bilban, 972-562-9473
Vice President & CFO