Newfoundland Power Inc.

Newfoundland Power Inc.

November 01, 2013 13:19 ET

Newfoundland Power Declares Dividends on Series A, B, D and G First Preference Shares

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND--(Marketwired - Nov. 1, 2013) - Newfoundland Power Inc. has declared regular quarterly dividends on its Series A, B, D and G First Preference Shares as follows:

  1. a dividend of $0.1375 per share on the issued and outstanding 5 1/2% Cumulative Redeemable First Preference Shares Series A of the Company for the quarter ending January 31st, 2014, be and it is hereby declared payable February 3rd, 2014 to the Series A First Preference Shareholders of Record at the close of business January 17th, 2014;
  1. a dividend of $0.13125 per share on the issued and outstanding 5 1/4% Cumulative Redeemable First Preference Shares Series B of the Company for the quarter ending January 31st, 2014, be and it is hereby declared payable February 3rd, 2014 to the Series B First Preference Shareholders of Record at the close of business January 17th, 2014;
  1. a dividend of $0.18125 per share on the issued and outstanding 7 1/4% Cumulative Redeemable First Preference Shares Series D of the Company for the quarter ending February 28th, 2014, be and it is hereby declared payable March 3rd, 2014 to the Series D First Preference Shareholders of Record at the close of business February 14th, 2014;
  1. a dividend of $0.19 per share on the issued and outstanding 7.60% Cumulative Redeemable First Preference Shares Series G of the Company for the quarter ending December 31st, 2013 be and it is hereby declared payable January 2nd, 2014 to the Series G First Preference Shareholders of Record at the close of business December 13th, 2013; and,
  1. the dividends hereby declared payable be and are hereby designated as eligible dividends within the meaning of s.89(1) of the Income Tax Act (Canada).

All the common shares of Newfoundland Power Inc. are owned by Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS), the largest investor-owned gas and electric distribution utility in Canada. The regulated utilities of Fortis account for 90% of total assets and serve more than 2.4 million customers across Canada and in New York State and the Caribbean. Fortis owns non-regulated hydroelectric generation assets in Canada, Belize and Upstate New York. The Corporation's non-utility investments are comprised of hotels and commercial real estate in Canada and petroleum supply operations in the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States. Fortis shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and trade under the symbol FTS.

With a customer base of over 252,000 accounts, Newfoundland Power is committed to safety and dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service and reliability of electricity in the most cost-efficient manner possible. For more information on Newfoundland Power's programs, services and community partnerships, please visit newfoundlandpower.com.

Contact Information

  • Newfoundland Power Inc.
    Ms. Jocelyn Perry
    Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer
    Office: (709) 737-2812
    (709) 737-5300 (FAX)
    www.newfoundlandpower.com