Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

DIVIDENDS

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DIVIDENDS
12 Months Ended
Feb. 02, 2019
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DIVIDENDS

13.  DIVIDENDS

Cash dividends paid were approximately $36.9 million, $35.8 million and $35.2 million during fiscal 2018,  2017 and 2016, respectively.  In fiscal 2018,  2017 and 2016, a dividend of $0.18 per share was declared in each quarter, for an annual dividend of $0.72 per share, respectively.

The quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share declared by our Board of Directors (the “Board”) in January 2019 is payable on March 29, 2019 to shareholders of record on March 19, 2019 and is included in accrued expenses and other current liabilities on the consolidated balance sheet as of February 2, 2019.