METRO INC. - Dividend notice

MONTREAL, Sept. 20, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Metro Inc. (TSX: MRU.A) is pleased to inform that on September 19, 2011, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.1925 per share on Class A Subordinate Shares and Class B Shares, payable on November 16, 2011 to shareholders of record as at October 26, 2011. This quarterly dividend represents an increase of 13.2 % over the same quarter last year.

Metro Inc.

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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Source: Metro Inc.  (MRU.A)
For further information:  

Richard Dufresne
Senior Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
514 643-1003

  Marie-Claude Bacon
Senior Director, Corporate Affairs Department
514 643-1086

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