PolyOne Announces 20% Increase in Quarterly Dividend

October 8, 2015

CLEVELAND – Oct. 8, 2015 – The Board of Directors of PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of twelve cents ($0.12) per share on the common stock outstanding, representing a 20% increase to the quarterly cash dividend and the fifth consecutive year of annual dividend growth. The $0.12 per share will be paid on January 7, 2016 to stockholders of record on December 18, 2015.

“I am pleased to announce an increase in our quarterly dividend, which now represents the fifth consecutive year of annual dividend growth,” said Robert M. Patterson, president and chief executive officer, PolyOne Corporation. “As we execute our proven strategy, we continue to serve customers with excellence, invest in our businesses and deliver value to shareholders through share price appreciation, increasing dividends and share repurchases.”

About PolyOne

PolyOne Corporation, with 2014 revenues of $3.8 billion, is a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. The company is dedicated to serving customers in diverse industries around the globe, by creating value through collaboration, innovation and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Guided by its Core Values, Sustainability Promise and No Surprises PledgeSM, PolyOne is committed to its customers, employees, communities and shareholders through ethical, sustainable and fiscally responsible principles. For more information, visit

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