Sienna Announces September Dividend
MARKHAM, ON --(Marketwired - September 15, 2015) - Sienna Senior Living Inc. ("Sienna" or the "Company") (TSX: SIA) today announced a dividend of $0.075 per common share of the Company (each, a "Common Share") for the month of September 2015, representing $0.90 per Common Share on an annualized basis.
The dividend will be payable on October 15, 2015 to shareholders of record as at September 30, 2015.
The Company's dividends are designated as eligible dividends for Canadian tax purposes in accordance with subsection 89(14) of the Income Tax Act (Canada), and any applicable corresponding provincial and territorial legislation.
Sienna has a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (the "DRIP") which allows eligible shareholders of the Company to direct that their cash dividends be reinvested in additional Common Shares. Common Shares issued pursuant to the DRIP are issued from treasury at a 3% discount from the market price. Participation in the DRIP is optional and shareholders who do not wish to participate in the plan will continue to receive cash dividends. A complete copy of the DRIP is available under the Investors section of the Company's website.
ABOUT SIENNA SENIOR LIVING
Sienna Senior Living (TSX: SIA) is one of Canada's largest owners of seniors housing and the largest licensed long-term care provider in Ontario. The Company's 7,500 employees are dedicated to helping you live fully, every day in each of its four lines of business: retirement living, home care, third party management services and long-term care. The Company owns and operates 35 long-term care homes and 10 retirement residences, representing a combined 6,799 beds/suites across Ontario and British Columbia. For more information, please visit www.siennaliving.ca.
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President & Chief Executive Officer
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer