UFPI board approves five percent increase in semi-annual dividend payment

Thursday, October 15, 2015

— December 2015 dividend payment will be $0.42 per share —

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., October 15, 2015 – Universal Forest Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: UFPI) today announced a five percent increase to its semiannual dividend payment, to $0.42 per share, payable on December 15, 2015 to shareholders of record on December 1, 2015. The dividend payment was approved by its Board of Directors on October 14, 2015.

“Our success is built on the trust and investment our shareholders have placed in us, and it is our honor to return capital to them,” said Chairman William G. Currie. “In this third quarter of our 60th year in business, we are pleased to share our record-breaking success with our esteemed shareholders in a manner that drives value for them and maintains our ability to pursue our growth goals.”