LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stericycle, Inc. (Nasdaq:SRCL) today announced that its board of directors has declared a dividend of $13.125 per share on the company’s 5.25% Series A Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, to be paid in cash on June 15, 2018 to holders of record as of June 1, 2018.  This equates to $1.3125 per depositary share, each of which represents a 1/10th interest in a share of the mandatory convertible preferred stock.

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