MONTREAL, Sept. 26, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - METRO INC. announces the declaration of a quarterly dividend of $ 0.14 per Common Share, payable on November 14, 2016 to shareholders of record as at October 28, 2016. 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.
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For further information: François Thibault, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, (514) 643-1000; Roberto Sbrugnera, Vice-President, Treasury, Risks and Investor Relation (514) 643-1000