Jones Energy, Inc. Declares Convertible Preferred Stock Dividend and Schedules 2017 First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

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AUSTIN, Texas, April 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) (“Jones Energy” or “the Company”) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend per share equal to 8.0% on an annualized basis based on the liquidation preference of $50.00 per share, or $1.00 per share, on the Company’s 8.0% Series A Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock. The dividend will be paid in a combination of cash and the Company’s Class A common stock, with the cash component equal to $0.83 per share and the stock component equal to $0.17 per share. The price per share of the Class A common stock used to determine the number of shares to be issued will be equal to 95% of the average volume-weighted average price per share for each day during the 5-consecutive day trading period ending immediately prior to the payment date. This dividend is for the period beginning on the last payment date of February 15, 2017 through May 14, 2017 and will be payable on May 15, 2017 to shareholders of record as of May 1, 2017.

2017 First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

The Company also announced today that it plans to release its first quarter 2017 financial and operational results on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 after the market closes. In connection with the earnings release, Jones Energy will host a conference call for investors and analysts to discuss its results on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. ET (9:30 a.m. CT). The conference call can be accessed via webcast through the Investor Relations section of Jones Energy’s website, www.jonesenergy.com, or by dialing (877) 201-0168 (for domestic U.S.) or (647) 788-4901 (International) and entering conference code 7807207. 

If you are not able to participate in the conference call, the webcast replay and a downloadable audio file will be available shortly following the call through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website, www.jonesenergy.com.

About Jones Energy

Jones Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the development and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties in the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Texas and Oklahoma.  Additional information about Jones Energy may be found on the Company’s website at: www.jonesenergy.com

Investor Contact:
Page Portas, 512-493-4834
Investor Relations Associate
Or
Robert Brooks, 512-328-2953
Executive Vice President & CFO