Canadian Banc Corp.
TSX : BK
TSX : BK.PR.A

Canadian Banc Corp.

February 19, 2014 09:00 ET

Canadian Banc Corp.: Monthly Dividend Declared for Class A and Preferred Share

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 19, 2014) - Canadian Banc Corp. ("the Company") declares its monthly distribution of $0.10342 for each Class A share and $0.04167 for each Preferred share. Distributions are payable March 10, 2014 to shareholders on record as of February 28, 2014.

Under the distribution policy announced September 17, 2013, 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 February 28, 2014 will receive a dividend of $0.10342 per share based on the VWAP of $12.41 over the last 3 trading days in January, payable on March 10, 2014. Effectively, the actual amount of monthly distributions paid will vary with the market price, but the current yield will remain stable at 10% (based on the VWAP) under this new distribution policy.

There were no changes to the Preferred Share dividend policy or the Class A dividend threshold policy. Preferred shares continue to receive prime plus 0.75% with a minimum rate of 5%.

Since inception Class A shareholders have received a total of $7.43 per share and Preferred shareholders have received a total of $4.73 per share inclusive of this distribution, for a combined total of $12.16 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) $0.10342
Preferred Share (BK.PR.A) $0.04167
Ex-Dividend Date: February 26, 2014
Record Date: February 28, 2014
Payable Date: March 10, 2014

Contact Information

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