Cintas Corporation Announces Annual Dividend

  Cintas Corporation Announces Annual Dividend

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CINCINNATI -- October 22, 2013

Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq:CTAS) announced that the Company’s Board of
Directors approved a 77 cents per share annual dividend at its meeting today.
This dividend represents a 20.3% increase over last year’s annual dividend of
64 cents per share. This dividend is payable on December 11, 2013, to
shareholders of record as of November 8, 2013.

Robert J. Kohlhepp, Chairman of the Board of Cintas said, "Our fiscal year
ended May 31, 2013, marked another year of record sales and earnings per
share. Given these excellent results together with our strong financial
position, we are pleased to announce an increase in the dividend for the 31^st
consecutive year. The dividend together with our share buyback program during
the year continues to demonstrate our commitment to increasing shareholder

About Cintas

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized
services to businesses of all types primarily throughout North America. Cintas
designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and
provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, first aid,
safety, fire protection products and services and document management services
for over one million businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over
the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of
the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.


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statement will be realized. These statements are subject to various risks,
uncertainties, potentially inaccurate assumptions and other factors that could
cause actual results to differ from those set forth in or implied by this
Press Release. Factors that might cause such a difference include, but are not
limited to, the possibility of greater than anticipated operating costs
including energy and fuel costs, lower sales volumes, loss of customers due to
outsourcing trends, the performance and costs of integration of acquisitions,
fluctuations in costs of materials and labor including increased medical
costs, costs and possible effects of union organizing activities, failure to
comply with government regulations concerning employment discrimination,
employee pay and benefits and employee health and safety, uncertainties
regarding any existing or newly-discovered expenses and liabilities related to
environmental compliance and remediation, the cost, results and ongoing
assessment of internal controls for financial reporting required by the
Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, disruptions caused by the inaccessibility of
computer systems data, the initiation or outcome of litigation, investigations
or other proceedings, higher assumed sourcing or distribution costs of
products, the disruption of operations from catastrophic or extraordinary
events, the amount and timing of repurchases of our common stock, if any,
changes in federal and state tax and labor laws, the reactions of competitors
in terms of price and service and the ultimate impact of the Affordable Care
Act. Cintas undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revisions to any
forward-looking statements or to otherwise update any forward-looking
statements whether as a result of new information or to reflect events,
circumstances or any other unanticipated developments arising after the date
on which such statements are made. A further list and description of risks,
uncertainties and other matters can be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K
for the year ended May 31, 2013 and in our reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K. The
risks and uncertainties described herein are not the only ones we may face.
Additional risks and uncertainties presently not known to us or that we
currently believe to be immaterial may also harm our business.


Cintas Corporation
William C. Gale, Sr. Vice President-Finance and Chief Financial Officer,
J. Michael Hansen, Vice President and Treasurer, 513-701-2079
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