TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. ("SiriusXM Canada" or the "Company") (TSX: XSR), parent of Sirius XM Canada Inc., today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend payment of C$0.1050 per Class A Share, C$0.1050 per Class C Share and C$0.0350 per Class B Share. The dividend will be payable on February 13, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 27, 2017.
The quarterly dividend on the Class A, Class C and Class B Shares are designated as an "eligible" dividend for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial legislation.
All of the following amounts are presented in thousands. Class B Shares in the Company are convertible at any time at the holder's option into fully paid and non-assessable Class A Shares upon the basis of one Class A Share for three Class B Shares. The Company has issued 30,729 Class B Shares, which represent 10,243 Class A Shares based on the aforementioned conversion right. The Company has also issued 13,639 Class C shares. In the event that all Class B and Class C Shares are converted to Class A Shares, the total outstanding number of Class A Shares would be 128,701.
About SiriusXM Canada
Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM Canada. SiriusXM Canada, with approximately 2.8 million subscribers, is the country's leading audio entertainment company and broadcasts more than 130 satellite radio channels featuring premier sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free music. SiriusXM Canada offers an array of content from the most recognized news, entertainment and major sports brands including the NHL, NFL, NBA, MLB, NASCAR, CNN, CBC, FOX, BBC, Howard Stern, Disney, Comedy Central and more.
SiriusXM programming is available on a variety of devices including pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks and boats, smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available online at www.siriusxm.ca and on Apple and Android-powered mobile devices.
SiriusXM Canada has partnerships with every major automaker and its radio products are available at more than 2,500 retail locations nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit our website at www.siriusxm.ca.
SiriusXM Canada has been designated one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies seven years in a row and is currently a Platinum Club Member, in addition to 2013, 2014 and 2015 rankings in PROFIT 500's list of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies.
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