BMO Financial Group Declares Dividends

BMO Financial Group Declares Dividends

PR Newswire

TORONTO, Aug. 25, 2020

 

TORONTO, Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --- Bank of Montreal (TSX: BMO) (NYSE: BMO) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $1.06 per share on paid-up common shares of Bank of Montreal for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2020 ("Q4 2020 Dividend"), unchanged from the previous quarter and up 3 per cent from the prior year.

The Board of Directors also declared dividends of:

The dividend on the common shares is payable on November 26, 2020, to shareholders of record on November 2, 2020. The dividends on the preferred shares are payable on November 25, 2020, to shareholders of record on November 2, 2020.

The 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 provincial and territorial legislation.

Common shareholders may elect to have their cash dividends reinvested in common shares of the Bank in accordance with the Bank's Shareholder Dividend Reinvestment and Share Purchase Plan (the "Plan"). 

For the Q4 2020 Dividend declared today and subsequently until further notice, such additional common shares will be purchased on the open market without a discount. As previously announced, for the quarterly dividend on common shares declared on May 27, 2020, such additional common shares will be issued from treasury with a two percent discount from the Average Market Price (as defined in the Plan).

For registered shareholders who wish to participate in the Plan, Enrolment Forms must be received by the Bank's transfer agent, Computershare Trust Company of Canada, by the close of business on November 4, 2020. Beneficial or non-registered holders must contact their financial institution or broker well in advance of the above date for instructions on how to participate.

More information about the Plan and how to enroll can be found at:
http://www.bmo.com/home/about/banking/investor-relations/shareholder-information/dividend-reinvestment-plan

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The Class B Preferred Shares Series 36 were issued by way of private placement and are not listed on any stock exchanges.

For News Media Enquiries: Paul Gammal, Toronto, paul.gammal@bmo.com, (416) 867-3996; For Investor Relations Enquiries: Bill Anderson, Toronto, bill2.anderson@bmo.com, (416) 867-7834; For Bank Transfer Agent Enquiries: Computershare Trust Company of Canada, 100 University Avenue, 8th Floor, Toronto, ON M5J 2Y1, Tel: 1-800-340-5021 (Canada and U.S.), 514-982-7800 (All other countries); Internet: www.bmo.comTwitter: @BMOmedia

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