Dividend Reinvestment Plan Issuance from Treasury Ceased
CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- News Release – TC Energy Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TC Energy or the Company) today announced that the Board of Directors (Board) of TC Energy declared a quarterly dividend of $0.75 per common share for the quarter ending December 31, 2019 on the Company’s outstanding common shares. The common share dividend is payable on January 31, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 31, 2019.
The Board also declared quarterly dividends on the outstanding Cumulative First Preferred Shares as follows:
- For the period up to but excluding December 31, 2019, payable on December 31, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 2, 2019:
- Series 1 - $0.204125 per share
- Series 2 - $0.22300548 per share
- Series 3 - $0.1345 per share
- Series 4 - $0.18267671 per share
- For the period up to but excluding January 30, 2020, payable on January 30, 2020, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 31, 2019:
- Series 5 - $0.14143750 per share
- Series 6 - $0.19937534 per share
- Series 7 - $0.243938 per share
- Series 9 - $0.235125 per share
- For the period up to but excluding November 29, 2019, payable on November 29, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 15, 2019:
- Series 11 - $0.2375 per share
- Series 13 - $0.34375 per share
- Series 15 - $0.30625 per share
These dividends are designated by TC Energy to be eligible dividends for purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial or territorial legislation. An enhanced dividend tax credit applies to eligible dividends paid to Canadian residents.
Commencing with the dividends declared October 31, 2019, common shares purchased with reinvested cash dividends under TC Energy’s Dividend Reinvestment and Share Purchase Plan (DRP) will no longer be satisfied with shares issued from treasury at a discount but rather will be acquired on the Toronto Stock Exchange at 100 per cent of the weighted average purchase price. The DRP is available for dividends payable on TC Energy’s common and preferred shares.
TC Energy and its affiliates deliver the energy millions of people rely on every day to power their lives and fuel industry. Focused on what we do and how we do it, we are guided by core values of safety, responsibility, collaboration and integrity. Our more than 7,000 people are committed to sustainably developing and operating pipeline, power generation and energy storage facilities across Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. TC Energy’s common shares trade on the Toronto (TSX) and New York (NYSE) stock exchanges under the symbol TRP. Visit TCEnergy.com and connect with us on social media to learn more.
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