MONTREAL, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - METRO INC. is pleased to announce the declaration of a quarterly dividend of $ 0,30 per share on Common Shares, payable on November 26, 2014 to shareholders of record as at November 7, 2014. This quarterly dividend represents an increase of 20% over the same quarter last year.
With annual sales of over $11 billion and over 65,000 employees, Metro Inc. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Québec and Ontario, where it operates a network of more than 600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250 drugstores under the Brunet, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.
SOURCE: METRO INC.
For further information: François Thibault, Senior Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, 514 643-1000; Marie-Claude Bacon, Senior Director, Corporate Affairs Department, 514 643-1086