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National Bank declares dividends

Montreal, 31 August 2016 -

National Bank of Canada’s (TSX: NA) Board of Directors declared a dividend on its common shares of $0.55 per common share for the quarter ending October 31, 2016. This dividend will be payable on November 1, 2016 to holders of record of common shares on September 26, 2016.

The Board of Directors also declared quarterly dividends on the following series of first preferred shares. These dividends are payable on November 15, 2016 to holders of record of first preferred shares on October 10, 2016.


Ticker symbol (TSX)

Dividend number

Dividends per share



No.   15




No.   11




No.     8




No.     3




No.     1


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 $230 billion in assets as at July 31, 2016, National Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada’s leading integrated financial groups.  The Bank has close to 22,000 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 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 Linda Boulanger
Vice-President, Public Affairs Vice-President, Investor Relations
National Bank of Canada National Bank of Canada
Tel.: 514-394-8644 Tel.: 514-394-0296