Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter Dividend
Dallas, TX - November 19, 2021 - PRESS RELEASE
Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SC) ("SC" or the "Company") today announced its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share of common stock to shareholders of record as of November 29, 2021. The dividend will be payable on December 9, 2021.
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About Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc.
Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SC) ("SC") is a full-service consumer finance company focused on vehicle finance, third-party servicing and delivering superior service to our more than 3.1 million customers across the full credit spectrum. SC, which began originating retail installment contracts in 1997, had an average managed asset portfolio of approximately $65 billion (for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021), and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. (www.santanderconsumerusa.com)