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Adams Express Fund Declares Year-End Distribution of $0.69/Share

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Adams Express (NYSE: ADX) declared today a year-end distribution of $0.69 per share. The total distributions by the Fund for 2013 will be $0.84, including the distributions of $0.15 per share made prior to today's announcement. The annual distribution rate represented by these distributions is 7.1%.

The year-end distribution consists of the following:

1) $0.60 per share from net capital gains realized during 2013, comprised of $0.16 short-term and $0.44 long-term capital gain; and

2) $0.09 per share from 2013 net investment income.

This marks the 49th consecutive year that the Fund has paid out capital gains and the 78th consecutive year it has paid out dividends to its shareholders.

Commenting on the year-end distribution, Mark E. Stoeckle, CEO of Adams Express, said: "We have committed to our shareholders to distribute each year an amount equal to at least 6% of the Fund's trailing 12-month average month-end market price. This year, we are pleased to be in a position to pay out distributions at a distribution rate of 7.1%. We're very proud of our long history of providing dividend income and capital gains to our shareholders and this year's distributions add to that exceptional track record."

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