MONTREAL, Sept. 28, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - METRO INC. is pleased to announce the declaration of a quarterly dividend of $ 0.1166667 per Common Share, payable on November 25, 2015 to shareholders of record as at November 6, 2015. This quarterly dividend represents an increase of 16.7 % 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.
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For further information: François Thibault, Senior, Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, (514) 643-1000; Roberto Sbrugnera, Vice-President, Treasury, Risks and Investor Relation, (514) 643-1000