McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited
TSX : MHR

McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited

April 26, 2007 16:52 ET

McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited Announces an Increase in Dividend and Special Dividend

WHITBY, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 26, 2007) - McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited (TSX:MHR) -

Attention: Business/Financial Editors

Notice is hereby given that a quarterly dividend of 22.5 cents per common share has been declared payable on May 31, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 17, 2007.

This is an increase over the previous quarterly dividend of 21.0 cents per share, which has been in effect since April 2006.

McGraw-Hill Ryerson is also announcing an additional one-time dividend of $3.00 per common share, declared payable on May 31, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 17, 2007.

Dividends declared and paid by McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd. are "eligible" dividends, as that term is defined by the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA).

Contact Information

  • McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited
    Gordon Dyer
    Chief Financial Officer and Secretary-Treasurer
    (905) 430-5032
    Website: www.mcgrawhill.ca