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National Bank declares a dividend on its common shares

Montreal, 23 February 2016 -

National Bank of Canada’s (TSX: NA) Board of Directors declares a dividend on its common shares of $0.54 per common share for the quarter ending April 30, 2016.  This dividend will be payable on May 1st, 2016 to holders of record of common shares on March 28, 2016.

The Board of Directors also declares quarterly dividends on the following series of first preferred shares. These dividends are payable on May 15, 2016 to holders of record of first preferred shares on April 11, 2016.

Series

Ticker symbol (TSX)

Dividend number

Dividends per share

28

NA.PR.Q

No.   13

$0.2375

30

NA.PR.S

No.     9

$0.25625

32

NA.PR.W

No.     6

$0.24375

34

NA.PR.X

No.     1

$0.4373

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 applicable provincial legislation.

At no cost, eligible shareholders may elect to reinvest their common shares dividends in common shares in accordance with the Bank’s Dividend Reinvestment and Share Purchase Plan.  For more information, please contact Computershare Trust Company of Canada at 1-888-838-1407. Beneficial or non-registered common and preferred shareholders must contact their financial institution or broker for instructions on how to participate in such Plan.

About National Bank of Canada
With $219 billion in assets as at January 31, 2016, National Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada’s leading integrated financial groups. The Bank has close to 20,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. The Bank's securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank’s activities at nbc.ca or via social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Information (The telephone numbers provided below are for the exclusive use of journalists, other media representatives and shareholders.):

Claude Breton
Vice-President, Public Affairs and Investor Relations
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: 514-394-8644

Hélène Baril
Senior Director, Investor Relations
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: 514-394-0296