Montréal, October 2, 2017 - METRO INC. declares a quarterly dividend of $ 0.1625 per common share, payable on November 14, 2017 to shareholders of record as at October 27, 2017. This quarterly dividend represents an increase of 16.1 % 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 distribution 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, Metro Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.
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