Common Share Dividend History and Stock Splits

Stock splits/stock dividends have occurred in the following years:

Year

Split

1944

10 for 1

1967

5 for 1

1976

2 for 1

1984

3 for 1

1998

2 for 1

2004

2 for 1

NOTE: The Bank declared its initial dividend at the rate of 3% per annum on July 1, 1833. Payments have been made continuously since. Dividends paid in 1892 and subsequent years have been as follows:

Year

Annual Dividend
Rate
(as declared)

Note

1892-1899

8.00

1900-1901

9.00

1902

9.50

1903-1905

10.00

1906

11.25

1907-1910

12.00

1911

13.00

1912-1918

14.00

1919-1931

16.00

1932

15.00

1933

12.50

1934-1941

12.00

1934 - Par $100.00

1942

11.50

1943

10.00

1944

8.30

1944 - Split 10 for 1 (Par $10.00)

1945

1.00

1946

1.15

1947-1948

1.20 + .20

1949

1.20 + .30

1950-1951

1.40 + .20

June 30/51 - Rights Offer 1 for 4 @ $30.00 per share

1952

1.60

1953-1954

1.60 + .20

1955

1.70 + .30

1956

1.80 + .20

May 31/56 - Rights Offer 1 for 5 @ $38.00 per share

1957

2.00 + .10

1958

2.00 + .20

Dec. 12/58 - Rights Offer 1 for 5 @ $40.00 per share

1959

2.15 + .10

1960-1961

2.20 + .10

June 10/60 - Rights Offer 1 for 4 @ $42.00 per share

1962-1963

2.20 + .25

March 1/63 – Rights Offer 1 for 9 @ $45.00 per share

1964

2.30 + .25

1965

2.60

1966

2.60 + .10

1967

2.65 + .10

May 12/67 - Split 5 for 1 (Par $2.00)

1968

0.62 + .02

1969

0.70 + .02

Dec. 12/69 - Rights Offer 1 for 8 @ $19.00 per share

1970

0.76 + .02

1971

0.82 + .02

1972

0.97

1973

1.06

1974

1.21

Mar. 30/74 - Rights Offer 1 for 10 @ $33.50 per share

1975

1.49

Dec. 5/75 - Rights Offer 1 for 9 @ $36.00 per share

1976

1.63

Dec. 20/76 - Split 2 for 1 (par $1.00)
$40.00 before split; $20.00 after split

1977

0.86

1978

0.96

1979

1.24

Feb. 17/79 - Rights Offer 1 for 8 @ $21.75 per share

1980

1.43

1981

1.70

1982

1.82

By Order in Council dated April 22, 1982 par $1.00 shares were changed to NO PAR VALUE

1983

1.92

1984

1.02

Jan. 27/84 - Split 3 for 1 (no par)
$44.75 before split; $14.625 after split

1985

0.68

1986

0.69

1987

0.72

1988

0.76

1989

0.88

1990

1.00

1991

1.00

1992

1.04

1993

1.12

1994

1.16

1995

1.24

1996

1.30

1997

1.48

1998

1.00

Feb. 12/98 - Split 2 for 1 (no par)
$66.25 before split; $33.13 after split

1999

0.87

2000

1.00

2001

1.24

2002

1.45

2003

1.68

2004

1.60

Stock dividend of 1 common share for each whole common share.

2005

1.32

2006

1.50

2007

1.74

2008

1.92

2009

1.96

2010

1.96

2011

2.05

2012

2.19

2013

2.39



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Common Share - Closing Prices

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