BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, January 17, 2019 - The Board of Directors of Adams Diversified Equity Fund, Inc. (NYSE:ADX)  today declared a distribution of $0.05 per share, payable March 1, 2019 to shareholders of record February 15, 2019, consisting of $0.02 net investment income and $0.02 long-term capital gain, both realized in 2018, and $0.01 net investment income realized in 2019.



Since 1929, Adams Funds has consistently helped generations of investors reach their investment goals. Adams Funds is comprised of two closed-end funds, Adams Diversified Equity Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ADX) and Adams Natural Resources Fund, Inc. (NYSE: PEO). The Funds are actively managed by an experienced team with a disciplined approach and have paid dividends for more than 80 years across many market cycles. The Funds are committed to paying an annual distribution rate of 6% or more, providing reliable income to long-term investors. Shares can be purchased through our transfer agent or through a broker. For more information about Adams Funds, please visit:

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Lyn Walther
Director of Shareholder Communications