Prime Dividend Corp.

Prime Dividend Corp.

December 18, 2015 09:00 ET

Prime Dividend Corp.: Monthly Dividend Declaration for Class A Share and Preferred Share

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 18, 2015) - Prime Dividend Corp. (the "Company") declares its monthly distribution of $0.04950 for each Class A share and $0.04167 for each Preferred share. Distributions are payable January 8, 2016 to shareholders on record as of December 31, 2015.

Under the distribution policy announced on July 17, 2014, 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 5 trading days of the preceding month. As a result, Class A shareholders of record on December 31, 2015 will receive a dividend of $0.04950 per share based on the VWAP of $5.94 over the last 5 trading days in November, payable on January 8, 2016. 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.

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

Since inception Class A shareholders have received a total of $8.42 per share and Preferred shareholders have received a total of $5.47 per share inclusive of this distribution, for a combined total of $13.89 per unit.

The Company invests in a portfolio of high yielding Canadian Companies as follows:

Banks Investment Management Life Insurance Utilities & Other
Bank of Montreal
Bank of Nova Scotia CIBC
National Bank of Canada
Royal Bank of Canada
Toronto-Dominion Bank
AGF Management Ltd.
CI Financial Corp.
IGM Financial Inc.

Great-West Lifeco Inc.
Manulife Financial Corporation
Sun Life Financial Inc.

BCE Inc.
TransAlta Corp
TransCanada Corp
Power Financial Corp.
TMX Group Inc.
Distribution Details:
Class A Share (PDV) $0.04950
Preferred Share (PDV.PR.A) $0.04167
Ex-Dividend Date: December 29, 2015
Record Date: December 31, 2015
Payable Date: January 8, 2016

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