TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Prime Dividend Corp. (The “Company”) declares its monthly distribution of $0.04583 for each Class A share and $0.04167 for each Preferred share. Distributions are payable March 10, 2021 to shareholders on record as at February 26, 2021.
Under the distribution policy announced on July 17, 2014, the monthly dividend payable on the Class A shares is determined by applying a 10.00% annualized rate on the volume weighted average market price (VWAP) of the Class A shares over the last 5 trading days of the preceding month. As a result, Class A shareholders of record on February 26, 2021 will receive a dividend of $0.04583 per share based on the VWAP of $5.50 payable on March 10, 2021. The yield will remain stable at 10.00% (based on the VWAP) under this distribution policy.
Preferred shareholders will receive prime plus 2.35% with a minimum rate of 5.00%.
Since inception Class A shareholders have received a total of $11.57 per share and Preferred shareholders have received a total of $8.23 per share inclusive of this distribution, for a combined total of $19.80.
The Company invests in a portfolio of high yielding Canadian Companies as follows:
Banks Investment Management Life Insurance Utilities & Other Bank of Montreal AGF Management Ltd. Great-West Lifeco Inc. BCE Inc. Bank of Nova Scotia CI Financial Corp. Manulife Financial Corporation TransAlta Corp. CIBC IGM Financial Inc. Sun Life Financial Inc. TC Energy Corp. National Bank of Canada Power Financial Corp. Royal Bank of Canada TMX Group Inc. Toronto-Dominion Bank
Distribution Details Class A Share (PDV) $0.04583 Preferred Share (PDV.PR.A) $0.04167 Ex-Dividend Date: February 25, 2021 Record Date: February 26, 2021 Payable Date: March 10, 2021