MONTRÉAL, Oct. 2, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - METRO INC. declares a quarterly dividend of $ 0.1625 per common share, payable on November 14, 2017 to shareholders of record as at October 27, 2017. This quarterly dividend represents an increase of 16.1 % over the same quarter last year.
With annual sales of over $12 billion and over 65,000 employees, METRO INC. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical distribution 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, Metro Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.
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For further information: SOURCE: METRO INC./(MRU); 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