Independence Holding Company Announces a 50% Increase in Its Annual Dividend Rate

STAMFORD, Conn., April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Independence Holding Company (NYSE:IHC) today announced that the Board of Directors has voted to increase the cash dividend by 50% to $.30 per share annually, effective with the next semi-annual dividend payable in July 2018. This is the fourth increase since December 2014 when the annual dividend paid to the stockholders was $.07 per share.