Standex Raises Quarterly Cash Dividend 25% to $.10 Per Share

  Standex Raises Quarterly Cash Dividend 25% to $.10 Per Share

Business Wire

SALEM, N.H. -- October 30, 2013

Standex International Corporation (NYSE:SXI) today announced that its Board of
Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.10 per share, which is
payable November 25, 2013 to shareholders of record November 11, 2013. The
Company’s previous quarterly cash dividend was $0.08 per share.

The dividend is the Company’s 197^th consecutive quarterly cash dividend.
Standex has paid dividends each quarter since it became a public corporation
in November 1964.

“The decision to increase our quarterly dividend reflects the continued
strength of Standex’s balance sheet and the Board’s confidence in our growth
strategy and the outlook for our business^1,” said President and CEO Roger

About Standex

Standex International Corporation is a multi-industry manufacturer in five
broad business segments: Food Service Equipment Group, Engineering
Technologies Group, Engraving Group, Electronics Products Group, and
Hydraulics Products Group with operations in the United States, Europe,
Canada, Australia, Singapore, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Turkey, South Africa,
India and China. For additional information, visit the Company's website at

^1 Safe Harbor Language

Statements in this news release include, or may be based upon, management's
current expectations, estimates and/or projections about Standex's markets and
industries. These statements are forward-looking statements within the meaning
of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may
materially differ from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a
result of certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to
predict. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ are the
impact of implementation of government regulations and programs affecting our
businesses, unforeseen legal judgments, fines or settlements, uncertainty in
conditions in the financial and banking markets, general domestic and
international economy including more specifically increases in raw material
costs, the ability to substitute less expensive alternative raw materials, the
heavy construction vehicle market, the new residential construction market,
the ability to continue to successfully implement productivity improvements,
increase market share, access new markets, introduce new products, enhance our
presence in strategic channels, the successful expansion and automation of
manufacturing capabilities and diversification efforts in emerging markets,
the ability to continue to achieve cost savings through lean manufacturing,
cost reduction activities, and low cost sourcing, effective completion of
plant consolidations, successful completion and integration of future
acquisitions and the other factors discussed in the Annual Report of Standex
on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, which is on file with
the Securities and Exchange Commission, and any subsequent periodic reports
filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition,
any forward-looking statements represent management's estimates only as of the
day made and should not be relied upon as representing management's estimates
as of any subsequent date. While the Company may elect to update
forward-looking statements at some point in the future, the Company and
management specifically disclaim any obligation to do so, even if management's
estimates change.


Thomas DeByle, CFO, 603-893-9701
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