Nov. 2, 2010 (Canada NewsWire Group) --
TORONTO, Nov. 2 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Home Capital Group Inc. (TSX: HCG) has approved the payment of an increased quarterly dividend to 18.0 cents per share on the outstanding Common Shares of the Company, which is equivalent to an annual dividend of 72.0 cents per share. The dividend is payable on December 1, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 15, 2010.
Gerald M. Soloway, CEO of Home Capital, stated, "This represents an increase of 12.5% in the quarterly dividend and is the 12th increase in the last 6 years, reflecting Home Capital's strong growth, profitability and commitment to enhancing long-term shareholder value."
The above-mentioned dividend on the Common Shares is designated as an "eligible" dividend for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial legislation.
Home Capital Group Inc. is a public company, traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (HCG), operating through its principal subsidiary, Home Trust Company. Home Trust is a federally regulated trust company offering deposit, residential and non-residential mortgage lending, securitization of insured residential first mortgage products, consumer lending, Visa and payment card services. Licensed to conduct business across Canada, Home Trust has offices in Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia and Quebec.
Gerald M. Soloway, CEO, or
Martin Reid, President