Prime Dividend Corp.
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TSX : PDV.PR.A

Prime Dividend Corp.

February 17, 2012 16:00 ET

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

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 17, 2012) - Prime Dividend Corp. ("Prime Dividend") declares its regular monthly distribution of $0.06250 (5.00% annualized) for each Class A share which reflects the distribution policy of prime rate in Canada (3.00% as at February 15, 2012) plus 2% annually. Prime Dividend 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 and Preferred share payment of 5.00% is the minimum payment as per the prospectus. Distributions are payable March 9, 2012 to shareholders on record as of February 29, 2012.

Since inception Class A shareholders have received a total of $5.54 per share and Preferred shareholders have received a total of $3.56 per share inclusive of this distribution, for a combined total of $9.10 per share.

Prime Dividend invests in a portfolio of high yielding Canadian Companies as follows:

Banks Investment Management Life Insurance Utilities & Other
Bank of Montreal AGF Management Ltd. Great-West Lifeco Inc. BCE Inc.
Bank of Nova Scotia CI Financial Corp. Manulife Financial Corp. TransAlta Corp
CIBC IGM Financial Inc. Sun Life Financial Inc. TransCanada Corp
National Bank of Canada Power Financial Corp.
Royal Bank of Canada TMX Group Inc.
Toronto-Dominion Bank

Shares held within the Portfolio will generally represent no less than 4% and no more than 8% of the net asset value.

Distribution Details:
Class A Share (PDV) $0.06250
Preferred Share (PDV.PR.A) $0.04167
Ex-Dividend Date: February 24, 2012
Record Date: February 29, 2012
Payable Date: March 9, 2012

Contact Information

  • Prime Dividend Corp.
    Investor Relations
    416-304-4443 or Toll Free: 1-877-4-Quadra (1-877-478-2372)
    www.primedividend.com