Daktronics Ranked Among America’s Top 100 Trustworthy Companies

BROOKINGS, S.D. – March 30, 2012 – Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT) of Brookings, S.D., was recently recognized as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies by Forbes, a leading source of business news and financial information.

In an article published on its website on March 20, 2012, Forbes identified the most transparent and trustworthy large-cap, mid-cap and small-cap companies that trade on American exchanges. Forbes turned to GMI Ratings to provide independent quantitative and qualitative analysis to assess the true quality of the corporate accounting and management practices of each company studied.

Among the 8,000 companies reviewed, Daktronics was ranked in the top 100 for trustworthiness, transparency and strong corporate governance.

“We are pleased to have been recognized by Forbes as one of the most trustworthy American companies,” said Jim Morgan, President and CEO of Daktronics. “The award recognizes companies that have consistently demonstrated transparent and conservative accounting practices and solid corporate governance and management.”

“It also reflects the culture we promote and encourage throughout the Daktronics organization. We strive for a culture that encourages communication and cooperation in all phases of the business. For customers, it means we truly understand their needs and meet them with the best solutions for those needs. And we strive to provide the very best service in the industry. The recognition from Forbes is a reflection on the culture we promote at Daktronics and our high regard for the health and value of the company over the long term.”

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