CANADIAN UTILITIES LIMITED ELIGIBLE DIVIDENDS
Increases Common Share Dividend for the 50th consecutive year and announces reinstatement of the Dividend Reinvestment Program
CALGARY, AB, Jan. 13, 2022 /CNW/ - Canadian Utilities Limited (TSX: CU) (TSX: CU.X)
The Board of Directors of Canadian Utilities Limited, an ATCO Company, today declared a first quarter dividend of 44.42 cents per Class A non-voting (TSX:CU) and Class B common share (TSX: CU.X), a one percent increase over the 43.98 cents paid in each of the four previous quarters. This common share dividend is payable March 1, 2022, to shareholders of record on February 3, 2022.
The Board also declared the following Cumulative Redeemable Second Preferred Share Dividends:
Per Share ($)
Series Y 3.403%
Series AA 4.90%
Series BB 4.90%
Series CC 4.50%
Series DD 4.50%
Series EE 5.25%
Series FF 4.50%
Series HH 4.75%
These dividends are eligible dividends within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada).
In addition to the above, the Board of Directors of Canadian Utilities Limited today also announced that the company's Dividend Reinvestment Program will be reinstated, effective January 13, 2022.
With approximately 4,500 employees and assets of $21 billion, Canadian Utilities Limited is an ATCO company. Canadian Utilities is a diversified global energy infrastructure corporation delivering essential services and innovative business solutions in Utilities (electricity and natural gas transmission and distribution, and international electricity operations); Energy Infrastructure (electricity generation, energy storage, and industrial water solutions); and Retail Energy (electricity and natural gas retail sales). More information can be found at www.canadianutilities.com.
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SOURCE Canadian Utilities Limited