National Bank Financial Group
TSX : NA

National Bank Financial Group

August 26, 2010 07:01 ET

National Bank Declares Dividends

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 26, 2010) - National Bank of Canada's (the "Bank") (TSX:NA) Board of Directors (the "Board") declared today a dividend of $0.62 per common share for the quarter ending October 31, 2010. This dividend is payable on November 1, 2010 to holders of record of common shares on September 23, 2010.

The Board also declared quarterly dividends on the following series of first preferred shares. These dividends are payable on November 15, 2010 to holders of record of first preferred shares on October 8, 2010.

Series Ticker symbol (TSX) Dividend number Dividends per share
15 NA.PR.K No. 30 $0.365625
16 NA.PR.L No. 22 $0.303125
20 NA.PR.M No. 10 $0.375
21 NA.PR.N No. 9 $0.33594
24 NA.PR.O No. 7 $0.4125
26 NA.PR.P No. 7 $0.4125

The above mentioned dividends on the common and preferred shares are designated as eligible dividends for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar applicable provincial legislation.

At no cost, Canadian shareholders may elect to reinvest their dividends in common shares in lieu of cash dividends in accordance with National Bank's Dividend Reinvestment and Share Purchase Plan. For more information, please contact Computershare Trust Company of Canada at 1-888-838-1407. Beneficial or non-registered common and preferred shareholders must contact their financial institution or broker for instructions on how to participate to such Plan.

About National Bank of Canada

National Bank of Canada is an integrated group that provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world. National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. National Bank has over $146 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 18,438 people. The Bank's securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:NA). For more information, visit the Bank's website at www.nbc.ca.

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Contact Information

  • National Bank Financial Group
    Claude Breton
    Director, Public Relations
    514-394-8644
    or
    National Bank Financial Group
    Helene Baril
    Senior Director, Investor Relations
    514-394-0296