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Aaron Rents, Inc. Directors Declare Dividend; Increase Payout 7.1%

11/08/2006

ATLANTA, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Aaron Rents, Inc. (NYSE: RNT), the nation's leader in the sales and lease ownership, specialty retailing and rental of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, has declared a quarterly cash dividend. The dividend declared is $.015 per share on Common Stock and $.015 per share on Class A Common Stock, payable January 2, 2007 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 1, 2006. This is an increase of 7.1% from the previous quarterly dividend of $.014 per share on both classes of stock.

Aaron Rents, Inc. based in Atlanta, currently has more than 1,290 Company- operated and franchised stores in 47 states and Canada for the rental and sale of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics and household appliances and accessories. The Company also manufactures furniture, bedding and accessories at 12 facilities in five states.

SOURCE Aaron Rents, Inc.

CONTACT:
Gilbert L. Danielson,
Executive Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer of Aaron Rents, Inc.,
+1-678-402-3334
Web site: http://www.aaronrents.com
(RNT)

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