The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Press release from Marketwire

National Bank Declares Dividends

Thursday, August 30, 2012

National Bank Declares Dividends16:41 EDT Thursday, August 30, 2012MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2012) - National Bank of Canada's (TSX:NA) Board of Directors declares today a dividend on its common shares of $0.79 per common share for the quarter ending October 31, 2012. This dividend will be payable on November 1st, 2012 to holders of record of common shares on September 27, 2012.The Board of Directors also declares quarterly dividends on the following series of first preferred shares. These dividends are payable on November 15, 2012 to holders of record of first preferred shares on October 12, 2012.SeriesTicker symbol (TSX)Dividend numberDividends per share15NA.PR.KNo. 38$0.36562516NA.PR.LNo. 30$0.30312520NA.PR.MNo. 18$0.37521NA.PR.NNo. 17$0.3359424NA.PR.ONo. 15$0.412526NA.PR.PNo. 15$0.4125The above-mentioned dividends on the common and preferred shares are designated as eligible dividends for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar applicable provincial legislation.At no cost, eligible shareholders may elect to reinvest their common shares dividends in common shares in accordance with the Bank's Dividend Reinvestment and Share Purchase Plan. For more information, please contact Computershare Trust Company of Canada at 1-888-838-1407. Beneficial or non-registered common and preferred shareholders must contact their financial institution or broker for instructions on how to participate in such Plan.About National Bank of CanadaWith $180 billion in assets as at July 31, 2012, National Bank of Canada ( www.nbc.ca ), together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups, and was named among the five strongest banks in the world by Bloomberg Markets. The Bank has more than 20,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:NA). Follow the Bank's activities via social media and learn more about its extensive community involvement at clearfacts.ca and commitment.nationalbank.ca .The telephone numbers provided below are for the exclusive use of journalists, other media representatives and shareholders.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Senior Director, Public AffairsClaude BretonNational Bank of Canada514-394-8644ORSenior Director, Investor RelationsHelene BarilNational Bank of Canada514-394-0296