Canadian Banc Corp.

TSX : BK
TSX : BK.PR.A


Canadian Banc Corp.

February 19, 2013 16:34 ET

Canadian Banc Corp: Regular Monthly Dividend Declaration for Class A and Preferred Share

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 19, 2013) - Canadian Banc Corp ("The Company") declares its regular monthly distribution of $0.05313 (4.25% annualized based on the original issue price of $15.00 per share) for each Class A share. The rate reflects the distribution policy of Canadian prime rate (3.00% as at February 15, 2013) plus 1.25% annually. The Company also declares its regular monthly distribution of $0.04167 (5.00% annualized) for each Preferred share which reflects the distribution policy of prime rate plus 0.75% annually. An annual Class A payment of 4.25% and a Preferred share payment of 5.00% are the minimum payments as per the distribution policy. Distributions are payable March 8, 2013 to shareholders on record as of February 28, 2013.

Since inception Class A shareholders have received a total of $6.55 per share and Preferred shareholders have received a total of $4.23 per share inclusive of this distribution, for a combined total of $10.78 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) $0.05313
Preferred Share (BK.PR.A) $0.04167
Ex-Dividend Date: February 26, 2013
Record Date: February 28, 2013
Payable Date: March 8, 2013

Contact Information

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