TORONTO, Feb. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Exco Technologies Limited (TSX-XTC) today announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.105 per common share to be paid on March 31, 2022 to shareholders of record on March 17, 2022. This dividend represents a 5% increase from previous levels. The dividend is an “eligible dividend” in accordance with the Income Tax Act of Canada.
Darren Kirk, Exco’s President and CEO, said, “I am pleased to announce this dividend increase, which reflects our confidence in Exco’s ability to grow its earnings per share and continue generating significant free cash flow in the years ahead.” This is the fourteenth time Exco has increased its dividend in thirteen consecutive years.
|Source:||Exco Technologies Limited (TSX-XTC)|
|Contact:||Darren Kirk, Executive President and Chief Executive Officer|
|Telephone:||(905) 477-3065 Ext. 7233|
About Exco Technologies Limited:
Exco Technologies Limited is a global supplier of innovative technologies servicing the die-cast, extrusion and automotive industries. Through our 16 strategic locations in 7 countries, we employ about 4,700 people and service a diverse and broad customer base.
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