DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – Sara Lee Corp.’s board of directors recently declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.115 per share on the corporation’s common stock, payable on Oct. 7. The dividend is payable to stockholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 6.

Sara Lee Corp. has paid quarterly dividends to its stockholders continuously for more than 65 years, and this most recent announcement represents the 262nd consecutive quarterly dividend declared by the corporation.