Canadian Banc Corp.

Canadian Banc Corp.

August 20, 2014 09:00 ET

Canadian Banc Corp.: Dividend Rate Increases Over 100% During Past Year for Class A Share

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 20, 2014) - Canadian Banc Corp. ("the Company") declares its monthly distribution of $0.11267 for each Class A share and $0.04167 for each Preferred share. Distributions are payable September 10, 2014 to shareholders on record as of August 29, 2014.

Since the Company implemented a change in its distribution policy in September 2013, the distribution to Class A shareholders has increased more than 100%. The monthly dividend payable on the Class A shares is determined by applying a 10% annualized rate on the volume weighted average market price (VWAP) of the Class A shares over the last 3 trading days of the preceding month. As a result, Class A shareholders of record on August 29, 2014 will receive a dividend of $0.11267 per share based on the VWAP of $13.52 over the last 3 trading days in July, payable on September 10, 2014. The yield will remain stable at 10% (based on the VWAP) under this distribution policy.

Preferred shareholders continue to receive prime plus 0.75% with a minimum rate of 5%.

Since inception Class A shareholders have received a total of $8.09 per share and Preferred shareholders have received a total of $4.98 per share inclusive of this distribution, for a combined total of $13.07 per unit.

The Company invests in a portfolio of six publicly traded Canadian Banks as follows: Bank of Montreal, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, National Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Nova Scotia, Toronto- Dominion Bank. Shares held within the portfolio are expected to range between 5-20% in weight but may vary at any time. To generate additional returns above the dividend income earned on the portfolio, The Company will engage in a selective covered call writing program.

Distribution Details:
Class A Share (BK) $0.11267
Preferred Share (BK.PR.A) $0.04167
Ex-Dividend Date: August 27, 2014
Record Date: August 29, 2014
Payable Date: September 10, 2014

Contact Information

  • Canadian Banc Corp.
    Investor Relations
    416-304-4443 or Toll Free: 1-877-4-Quadra (1-877-478-2372)