Superior Plus Announces December 2009 Cash Dividend


CALGARY, Dec. 10 /CNW/ -

    December 2009 Cash Dividend - $0.135 per share

Superior Plus Corp. ("Superior") today announced its cash dividend for the month of December, 2009 of $0.135 per share payable on January 15, 2009. The record date is December 31, 2009 and the ex-dividend date will be December 29, 2009. Superior's annualized cash dividend rate is $1.62 per share. This dividend is an eligible dividend for Canadian income tax purposes.

    About the Corporation

Superior Plus Corp. consists of three primary operating businesses: Energy Services includes the distribution of propane and distillates and related fixed-price energy services; Specialty Chemicals includes the manufacture and sale of specialty chemicals; and Construction Products Distribution includes the distribution of specialty construction products.

    Superior's shares and convertible debentures trade on the TSX as follows:

    Trading Symbol     Security                       Issued and Outstanding
    SPB                Common Shares                           100.0 million
    SPB.db.b           5.75% Debentures, Series 1             $174.9 million
                                                            principal amount
    SPB.db.c           5.85% Debentures, Series 1             $ 75.0 million
                                                            principal amount
    SPB.db.d           7.5% Debentures                        $ 69.0 million
                                                            principal amount

Forward Looking Information

Certain information included in this Press Release is forward-looking, within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. Much of this information can be identified by looking for words such as "believe", "expects", "expected", "will", "intends", "projects", "anticipates", "estimates", "continues" or similar words. Forward-looking information in this Press Release includes but is not limited to, assumptions concerning the future payment of dividends and the treatment of shareholders under tax laws. Superior believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking information are reasonable but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking statements should not be unduly relied upon.

Forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and involves a number of risks and uncertainties some of which are described herein. Such forward-looking information necessarily involves known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause Superior's actual results to differ materially from any projections of future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. These risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to the inability of Superior to meet the liquidity tests set forth in the Canada Business Corporations Act with respect to the payment of dividends and future changes to applicable tax laws and the other risks identified in the Corporation's 2008 Annual Information Form under the heading "Risk Factors", which is available on the SEDAR website ( Any forward-looking information is made as of the date hereof and, except as required by law, Superior does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise such information to reflect new information, subsequent or otherwise.


For further information: For further information: about Superior, please visit our website at: or contact: Wayne Bingham, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (403) 218-2951, Fax: (403) 218-2973, E-mail:; or Jay Bachman, Vice-President, Investor Relations and Planning, Tel: (403) 218-2957, Fax: (403) 218-2973, E-mail:, Toll Free: 1-866-490-PLUS (7587)

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