Superior Plus Announces February 2016 Cash Dividend and Upcoming Events
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 4, 2016) -
February 2016 Cash Dividend - $0.06 per share
Superior Plus Corp. ("Superior") (TSX:SPB) today announced its cash dividend for the month of February 2016 of $0.06 per share payable on March 15, 2016. The record date is February 29, 2016 and the ex-dividend date will be February 25, 2016. Superior's annualized cash dividend rate is currently $0.72 per share. This dividend is an eligible dividend for Canadian income tax purposes.
Dividend Reinvestment Program
Superior has a Dividend Reinvestment Plan and Optional Share Purchase Program ("DRIP") available to its Shareholders. Under the terms of the DRIP, eligible shareholders of Superior may elect to automatically reinvest their regular monthly dividends in additional common shares of Superior, without incurring any commissions, service charges or brokerage fees. Shareholders who elect to reinvest cash dividends under the DRIP will receive common shares at a price (the Average Market Price) equal to the average closing price of the common shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the five day trading period ending on the business day immediately prior to the dividend payment date. The price of the common shares purchased with reinvested dividends will be 96% of the Average Market Price. Further information on the DRIP is posted on Superior's website under the Investor Relations section. Shareholders whose shares are registered in the name of an investment banker, stockbroker, bank, trust company or other nominee should contact such nominee if they wish to enrol in the plan.
2015 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results and Conference Call
Superior expects to release its 2015 fourth quarter and year-end results on Thursday, February 18, 2016. A conference call and webcast for investors, analysts, brokers and media representatives to discuss the 2015 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. EST on Friday, February 19, 2016. To participate in the call, dial: 1- 800-355-4959. An archived recording of the call will be available for replay until midnight, Monday, March 21, 2016. To access the recording, dial: 1-800-408-3053 and enter pass code 4383788. Internet users can listen to the call live, or as an archived call, on Superior's website at: www.superiorplus.com under the Events section.
About the Corporation
Superior consists of three primary operating businesses: Energy Services includes the distribution of propane and distillates, providing fixed-price energy services, and supply portfolio management; Specialty Chemicals includes the manufacture and sale of specialty chemicals; and Construction Products Distribution includes the distribution of specialty construction products.
For further information about Superior, please visit our website at: www.superiorplus.com.
Forward Looking Information
This press release may contain forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are based on our beliefs as well as assumptions based on information available at the time the assumption was made and on management's experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors deemed appropriate in the circumstances. No assurance can be given that these assumptions and expectations will prove to be correct. Forward-looking statements are not facts, but only predications and can generally be identified by the use of statements that include phrases such as "anticipate", "believe", "continue", "could", "estimate", "foresee", "expect", "plan", "intend", "forecast", "future", "guidance", "may", "predict", "project", "should", "strategy", "target", "will" or similar expressions suggesting future outcomes. Forward-looking information in this Press Release includes but is not limited to, assumptions concerning the future payment of dividends. Superior believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking information are reasonable but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking statements should not be unduly relied upon.
Forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and involves a number of risks and uncertainties some of which are described herein. Such forward-looking information necessarily involves known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause Superior's actual results to differ materially from any projections of future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. These risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to the inability of Superior to meet the liquidity tests set forth in the Canada Business Corporations Act with respect to the payment of dividends and future changes to applicable tax laws and the other risks identified in the Corporation's 2014 Annual Information Form under the heading "Risk Factors", which is available on the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com). Any forward-looking information is made as of the date hereof and, except as required by law, Superior does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise such information to reflect new information, subsequent or otherwise.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Superior Plus Corp.
Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
(416) 340-6030 (FAX)
Superior Plus Corp.
Vice-President, Investor Relations and Treasurer
(416) 340-6003 or Toll Free: 1-866-490-PLUS (7587)
(416) 340-6030 (FAX)