Superior Plus Announces September 2016 Cash Dividend and Suspension of Dividend Reinvestment Plan
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 8, 2016) - Superior Plus Corp. (TSX:SPB)
September 2016 Cash Dividend - $0.06 per share
Superior Plus Corp. ("Superior") today announced its cash dividend for the month of September 2016 of $0.06 per share payable on October 14, 2016. The record date is September 30, 2016 and the ex-dividend date will be September 28, 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 will suspend the active operation of its Dividend Reinvestment Plan and Optional Share Purchase Program ("DRIP") after payment of the August dividend, payable on September 15, 2016, until further notice. Shareholders participating in the DRIP will begin receiving cash dividends on the October 14, 2016 payment date. Superior's DRIP program will remain in place should Superior elect to reactivate the DRIP, subject to regulatory approval, at a future date.
About the Corporation
Superior consists of two primary operating businesses: Energy Distribution includes the distribution of propane and distillates, and supply portfolio management; and Specialty Chemicals includes the manufacture and sale of specialty chemicals.
For further information about Superior, please visit our website at: www.superiorplus.com or contact: Beth Summers, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (416) 340-6015/ Fax: (416) 340-6030, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Rob Dorran, Vice President, Investor Relations and Treasurer, Tel: (416) 340-6003/ Fax: (416) 340-6030, E-mail: email@example.com, Toll Free: 1-866-490-PLUS (7587).
Forward Looking Information
This news release contains certain forward-looking information and statements that are based on Superior's current expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions in light of its experience and its perception of historical trends. In this news release, such forward-looking information and statements can be identified by terminology such as "to be", "expects", "annualized", and similar expressions.
In particular, this news release contains forward-looking statements and information relating to: future dividends which may be declared on Superior's common shares, the dividend payment, the tax treatment thereof, the active operation of the DRIP, and the receipt of cash dividends. These forward-looking statements are being made by Superior based on certain assumptions that Superior has made in respect thereof as at the date of this news release, regarding, among other things: the success of Superior's operations; prevailing commodity prices, margins, volumes and exchange rates; that Superior's future results of operations will be consistent with past performance and management expectations in relation thereto; the continued availability of capital at attractive prices to fund future capital requirements; future operating costs; that any required commercial agreements can be reached; that all required regulatory and environmental approvals can be obtained on the necessary terms in a timely manner. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to a number of known and unknown risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to: the regulatory environment and decisions; non- performance of agreements in accordance with their terms; the impact of competitive entities and pricing; reliance on key industry partners and agreements; actions by governmental or regulatory authorities including changes in tax laws and treatment, or increased environmental regulation; adverse general economic and market conditions in Canada, North America and elsewhere; fluctuations in operating results; labour and material shortages; and certain other risks detailed from time to time in Superior's public disclosure documents including, among other things, those detailed under the heading "Risk Factors" in Superior's management's discussion and analysis and annual information form for the year ended December 31, 2015, which can be found at www.sedar.com.
Accordingly, readers are cautioned that events or circumstances could cause results to differ materially from those predicted, forecasted or projected. Such forward-looking statements are expressly qualified by the above statements. Superior does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward looking statements or information contained herein, except as required by applicable laws.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(416) 340-6030 (FAX)
Vice President, Investor Relations and Treasurer
(416) 340-6030 (FAX)
Toll Free: 1-866-490-PLUS (7587)