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Dividend increase for Canadian Companies - 2018

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Dividend increase for Canadian Companies - 2018

New thread for the 2018 year. Rod, hope you don't mind I took the initiative. Thanks to treva84 for the first increase.
treva84 wrote:
Jan 12th, 2018 10:24 am
Canadian Utilities Ltd (TSX:CU) increases dividend 10% (0.3575 --> 0.3933)

http://www.canadianutilities.com/Invest ... are-Splits
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Cogeco (CCA) increased 10.5%.

At its January 10, 2018 meeting, the Board of Directors of Cogeco Communications declared a quarterly eligible dividend of $0.475 compared to $0.43 per share paid in the comparable period of fiscal 2017

http://corpo.cogeco.com/cca/en/press-ro ... scal-2018/
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ATCO

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ATCO Ltd. (TSX:ACO.X) (TSX:ACO.Y)

The Board of Directors of ATCO Ltd. (ATCO) today declared a first quarter dividend of 37.66 cents per Class I Non-Voting (TSX:ACO.X) and Class II Voting Share (TSX:ACO.Y), a 15 per cent increase over the 32.75 cents paid in each of the previous four quarters. This common share dividend is payable March 31, 2018, to shareholders of record on March 8, 2018.
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Thanks for initiative op. Is it possible to note the annual dividend yield as well?
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For the 9 quarter in a row, KWH.UN increases distributions by 2%.

TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Crius Energy Trust (the "Trust") (TSX: KWH.UN) announced today that the Board of Directors of Crius Energy Administrator Inc., the administrator of the Trust (the "Board") has approved a 2% increase to distributions paid on units of the Trust ("Units"), representing an increase of $0.0164 per Unit and a total annualized distribution of $0.8368 per Unit. Accordingly, monthly distributions on Units for the first quarter of 2018 will be paid at a rate of $0.0697 per Unit, representing a 2% increase over the previous annualized distribution rate of $0.8204 per Unit.
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MTY Increases its Quarterly Dividend by 30%
MTY Food Group Inc. ("MTY" or the "Company") (TSX: MTY), franchisor and operator of multiple concepts of restaurants worldwide, announces an increase of 30% of its quarterly dividend payment, which increases from 11.5¢ per share to 15¢ per share. The 15¢ dividend will be payable on February 15, 2018 to shareholders registered in the Company's records at the end of the business day on February 5, 2018.
Nice bump to the dividend after no increase last year.
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daftfunk wrote:
Jan 13th, 2018 7:52 am
Thanks for initiative op. Is it possible to note the annual dividend yield as well?
Yield is constantly changing so not really relevant to post. Only firm and relevant amount is the dollar value of dividend per share.
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CN announces 10 per cent dividend increase
MONTREAL, Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 10 per cent increase in the 2018 dividend on the Company's common shares outstanding.

A quarterly dividend of forty-five and a half cents (C$0.455) per common share will be paid on March 29, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 8, 2018.
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METRO INC. (TSX: MRU) increased 10.8%
On January 29, 2018, the Corporation's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per Common Share payable on March 13, 2018, an increase of 10.8% over the dividend declared for the same quarter last year. On an annualized basis, this dividend represents approximately 27% of 2017 net earnings.
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Intact Financial increases dividend by 9% to $0.70 per share
Net operating income per share up 3% to $1.63for Q4-2017 and up 15% to $5.60 for the full year
Premiums grew 17% in the quarter, bolstered by OneBeacon
Combined ratio of 92.6% in Q4-2017 reflects strong performance in Canadian property and commercial operations, and the inclusion of OneBeacon
Earnings per share up 45% to $5.75 in 2017 driving book value per share growth of 12%
Operating ROE of 13% with over $1.1 billion in total capital margin
Quarterly dividend increased by 9% to $0.70 per share
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Brookfield Renewable Partners LP increases distribution 5%
The next quarterly distribution in the amount of $0.49 per LP Unit, is payable on March 29, 2018 to unitholders of record as at the close of business on February 28, 2018. This represents an increase of 5% over the prior quarterly distribution of $0.4675 per LP unit. Brookfield Renewable targets a sustainable distribution with increases targeted on average at 5% to 9% annually.
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Suncor Energy (TSX:SU) Quarterly dividend raised 12.5%

Suncor Energy’s Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.36 per share on its common shares, payable March 26, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 5, 2018. This dividend represents a 12.5% increase over the prior quarter and marks 16 years of consecutive annualized dividend increases.
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Manulife Financial Corporation increases dividend

TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Manulife Financial Corporation's Board of Directors today announced an increase of 7% or 1.5 cents per share to its quarterly shareholders' dividend resulting in a dividend of $0.22 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation (the "Company"), payable on and after March 19, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 21, 2018.

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