MONTREAL, Sept. 25, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - METRO INC. is pleased to inform that on September 25, 2012, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $ 0.215 per share on Common Shares, payable on November 21, 2012 to shareholders of record as at November 1st, 2012. This quarterly dividend represents an increase of 11.7 % 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.
SOURCE: METRO INC.
For further information:
Richard Thibault, Senior, Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, (514) 643-1000; Marie-Claude Bacon, Director, Corporate Affairs, (514) 643-1086