Capital Power announces a 6% dividend increase for its common shares and declares dividends for its Preference shares
EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors for Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) (Capital Power) declared a dividend of $0.615 per share on the outstanding common shares for the quarter ending September 30, 2023. The dividend is payable on October 31, 2023 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 29, 2023. The quarterly dividend of $0.615 per common share compared to the previous $0.58 dividend represents a 6% increase, and an annualized dividend of $2.46 per common share.
The Board of Directors also declared the following dividends on its Cumulative Rate Reset Preference Shares:
|Shares||TSX Stock Symbol||Dividend Per |
|Record Date||Payment Date|
|Series 1||CPX.PR.A||$0.1638125||September 18, 2023||September 29, 2023|
|Series 3||CPX.PR.C||$0.3408125||September 18, 2023||September 29, 2023|
|Series 5||CPX.PR.E||$0.4144375||September 18, 2023||September 29, 2023|
|Series 11||CPX.PR.K||$0.359375||September 18, 2023||September 29, 2023|
The dividends for the common shares and preference shares are 100 per cent eligible dividends as defined by the Income Tax Act. Under this legislation, individuals resident in Canada may be entitled to enhanced dividend tax credits that reduce the income tax otherwise payable on these dividends.
In the spirit of reconciliation, Capital Power respectfully acknowledges that we operate within the ancestral homelands, traditional and treaty territories of the Indigenous Peoples of Turtle Island, or North America. Capital Power’s head office is located within the traditional and contemporary home of many Indigenous Peoples of the Treaty 6 region and Métis Nation of Alberta Region 4. We acknowledge the diverse Indigenous communities that are located in these areas and whose presence continues to enrich the community.
About Capital Power
Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is a growth-oriented North American wholesale power producer with a strategic focus on sustainable energy headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. We build, own, and operate high-quality, utility-scale generation facilities that include renewables and thermal. We have also made significant investments in carbon capture and utilization to reduce carbon impacts. Capital Power owns approximately 7,500 MW of power generation capacity at 29 facilities across North America. Projects in advanced development include 224 MW of renewable generation in Alberta and North Carolina, 512 MW of incremental natural gas combined cycle capacity from the repowering of Genesee 1 and 2 in Alberta, and approximately 350 MW of natural gas and battery energy storage systems in Ontario.
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