TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of TMX Group Limited today declared a dividend of $0.62 on each common share outstanding, an increase of $0.04 or 7%, from the previous $0.58 per common share. This dividend is payable on March 15, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 1, 2019.
"We are pleased to announce another dividend increase for TMX Group, the fourth increase over the last ten quarters," said Lou Eccleston, Chief Executive Officer, TMX Group. "Our organization remains in continuous pursuit of our long-term strategy for profitable growth and to deliver increased value to shareholders. This increase reaffirms our commitment to align TMX's dividend payout ratio with our domestic and international peers."
TMX Group hereby advises that this dividend is designated as an "eligible dividend" for Canadian income tax purposes.
For the results of the quarter ended December 31, 2018 for TMX Group, please click on the following link: http://www.tmx.com/investor-relations/
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Forward-looking information, by its nature, requires us to make assumptions and is subject to significant risks and uncertainties which may give rise to the possibility that our expectations or conclusions will not prove to be accurate and that our assumptions may not be correct. Such factors include, but are not limited to: market competition; economic conditions generally; adverse effects on our results caused by global economic uncertainties; regulatory constraints; the level of trading and activity on markets, and particularly the level of trading in TMX Group's key products; and the continued availability of financing on appropriate terms for future projects. A description of the above-mentioned items is contained under the heading Risks and Uncertainties in the 2018 Annual MD&A.
We have no intention to update this forward-looking information, except as required by applicable securities law. This forward-looking information should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information.
About TMX Group (TSX:X)
TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities and fixed income. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TSX Alpha Exchange, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montréal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Trayport and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, technology solutions, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across North America (Montréal, Calgary, Vancouver and New York), as well as in key international markets including London and Singapore. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter: @TMXGroup.
SOURCE TMX Group Limited
For further information: Catherine Kee, Manager, Corporate Communications, TMX Group, 416-814-8834, [email protected]; Amanda Tang, Senior Manager, Investor Relations, TMX Group, 416-947-4787, [email protected]