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Shares & Dividends

Ticker symbol: 
CF on the TSX, CF.PR.A. on the TSX, CF.PR.C on the TSX

Fiscal Year End: 
March 31

Number of Securities in Issue: 
As of March 31, 2018, the Company has 113,522,629 common shares issued and outstanding

Dividend policy: 
The dividend policy reflects the Company’s commitment to return a portion of earnings to shareholders, in balance with the inherent variability of its business, which is impacted by the overall condition of debt and equity markets, and the market for securities in specific growth sectors. In the context of this revised policy, the Company expects to return 25% to 50% of net earnings attributable to common shareholders on an annual basis. The policy is anchored by a quarterly dividend of $0.01 per common share, which will be declared and paid quarterly, commencing with the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017. Following the end of each fiscal year, the Board will review the capital position of the business in the context of the market environment in combination with capital allocation requirements for its strategic priorities, and determine whether a supplemental dividend should be paid. Supplemental dividends, if declared, may be highly variable from year to year, given the nature of the Company’s operating environment and the potential need to conserve cash and for certain corporate growth opportunities. Although dividends are expected to be declared and paid on an ongoing basis, the Board of Directors, in its sole discretion, will determine the amount and timing of any dividends. All dividend payments will depend on general business conditions, the Company’s financial condition, results of operations, capital requirements and such other factors as the Board determines to be relevant.

Restrictions on ownership and transfer of common shares

Restrictions on ownership and transfer of common shares in the Articles of CF to prevent unauthorized change in control without regulatory approval, in certain cases, could affect the marketability and liquidity of the common shares.

Historical dividend information

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Eligible Dividend Designation (Canada Income Tax Act): 

The Federal Income Tax Act, and most provincial income tax legislation, provides lower levels of taxation for Canadian individuals who receive eligible dividends. All of the common share dividends paid by Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (or its predecessor Canaccord Financial Inc.) since 2006 are eligible, as are common share dividends paid hereafter, unless otherwise indicated.

Qualified Foreign Corporation: 
Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. is a "qualified foreign corporation" for US tax purposes under the Jobs & Growth Tax Reconciliation Act of 2003.

Prospectus

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (formerly Canaccord Financial Inc.) share issues

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. offering of $51,500,000 aggregate principal amount of convertible unsecured senior subordinated debentures

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (formerly Canaccord Financial Inc.) issued an additional 26.5 million shares on April 23, 2010 related to the acquisition of Genuity Capital Markets. Information about this share issuance can be found in the Information Circular below.

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (formerly Canaccord Financial Inc) issued an additional 5,855,000 common shares on April 25, 2008, raising total proceeds of $60,013,750. Information regarding this new issue can be found in the prospectus below.

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (formerly Canaccord Financial Inc.) shares were initially offered to the public June 30, 2004, under the name Canaccord Capital Inc.

Investor Contacts

Institutional Investors, Brokers, and Security Analysts, General Shareholder Inquiries and Information

Investor Relations
161 Bay Street, Suite 3000
Toronto, ON, Canada
416-869-7293

Transfer Agent and Registrar

For information relating to shareholdings, dividends, lost certificates or to eliminate duplicate mailings of shareholder material, please contact:

Computershare Trust Company of Canada
100 University Avenue
9th Floor
Toronto, ON M5J 2Y1

1-800-564-6253 (Toll Free, N. America)
514-982-7555 (International)
1-866-249-7775 (Fax, N. America)
416-263-9524 (Fax, International)

www.computershare.com

Auditor

For information about fees paid to shareholders' auditors, refer to our fiscal 2016 Annual Information Form

Ernst & Young LLP
Pacific Centre
700 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada
V7Y 1C7

Business Unit Contacts

Corporate Headquarters

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.
609 Granville Street, Suite 2200
Vancouver, BC, Canada
V7Y 1H2

FAQs

Canaccord Genuity Group files its continuous disclosure documents with Canadian securities regulatory authorities, which can be found on SEDAR.

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. was first listed as a public company on the Toronto Stock Exchange on June 30, 2004 under the name Canaccord Capital Inc.

For a change of address, registered shareholders should contact our transfer agent, Computershare Trust Company of Canada, as outlined above.

Dividend payments are made to the registered holder of the shares. If the shares are registered in your name, a cheque will be mailed to the registered address. If the shares are held in a brokerage account, the brokerage firm will pay the dividend directly into your account.

If the shares are registered in your name, please contact our transfer agent, Computershare Trust Company of Canada. If the shares are held in a brokerage account, please contact your investment advisor.

All Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. annual and quarterly filings are available online in the Financial Reports section of this website and on SEDAR. To request a printed copy of our Annual Report, please email us at investor.relations@canaccordgenuitygroup.com

Please check our Events page for more information on Canaccord Genuity's AGM.

Employment opportunities and details can be found on our Current Career Opportunities page.

Common Stock Information

Our common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CF

TSX: Please see top of this page to view Canaccord Genuity's share price (20 minute delay) and charting feature.

Please see our Analyst Coverage page.

Expected dividend and earnings release dates can be found in the Shares and Dividends section.

 

Disclaimer

This website contains certain “forward-looking information” (as defined under applicable securities laws). These statements relate to future events or future performance and include management’s expectations, beliefs, plans, estimates, intentions, and similar statements concerning anticipated future events, results, circumstances, performance or expectations that are not historical facts, business and economic conditions and Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.’s (the “Company”) growth, results of operations, market position, ability to compete and future financial or operating performance of the Company, performance and business prospects and opportunities. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on information currently available to management. In some cases, forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "may", "will", "should", "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "predict", "potential", "continue", "target" or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology. By its very nature, forward-looking information involves inherent risks and uncertainties, both general and specific, and a number of factors could cause actual events or results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements. In evaluating these statements, readers should specifically consider various factors, which may cause actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking statement. These factors include, but are not limited to, market and general economic conditions, the nature of the financial services industry, the risks and uncertainties discussed from time to time in the Company’s interim and annual consolidated financial statements and its Annual Information Form filed on www.sedar.com. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this website are based upon what management believes to be reasonable assumptions, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. cannot assure investors that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that the preceding list of material factors or assumptions is not exhaustive. Except as may be required by applicable law, the Company does not undertake, and specifically disclaims, any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.

The information on this website was accurate at the time of posting, but may be superseded by subsequent disclosures.

 

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