MONTREAL, January 28, 2013 - METRO INC. is pleased to inform that on January 28, 2013, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share on Ordinary Shares, payable on March 15, 2013 to shareholders of record as at February 19, 2013. This quarterly dividend represents an increase of 16.3 % over the same quarter last year.
With annual sales of over $12 billion and over 65,000 employees, Metro Inc. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Québec and Ontario, where it operates a network of more than 600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250 drugstores under the Brunet, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.
Senior Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Senior Director, Corporate Affairs Department
Source: Metro Inc.