MONTREAL, Sept. 23, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - METRO INC. is pleased to inform that on September 23, 2013, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share on Common Shares, payable on November 27, 2013 to shareholders of record as at November 9, 2013. This quarterly dividend represents an increase of 16.3% 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:
François Thibault, Senior Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, (514) 643-1003