National Bank increases the dividend on its common shares

 MONTREAL, May 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank of Canada's (TSX: NA)  Board of Directors announces today an increase of the dividend on its common  shares from $0.46 to $0.48 per common share for the quarter ending July 31,  2014. This dividend will be payable on August 1(st), 2014 to holders of record  of common shares on June 26, 2014.  The Board of Directors also declares quarterly dividends on the following  series of first preferred shares. These dividends are payable on August 15,  2014 to holders of record of first preferred shares on July 11, 2014.         _____________________________________________________________     |Series|Ticker symbol(TSX)|Dividend number|Dividends per share|     |______|__________________|_______________|___________________|     |   16 |NA.PR.L           |No. 37         |$0.303125          |     |______|__________________|_______________|___________________|     |   20 |NA.PR.M           |No. 24         |$0.375             |     |______|__________________|_______________|___________________|     |   28 |NA.PR.Q           |No. 6          |$0.2375            |     |______|__________________|_______________|___________________|     |   30 |NA.PR.S           |No. 2          |$0.25625           |     |______|__________________|_______________|___________________|  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 $194 billion in assets as at April 30, 2014, National Bank of Canada  (www.nbc.ca), together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading  integrated financial groups, and has been named among the 20 strongest banks  in the world by Bloomberg Markets magazine. The Bank has close to 20,000  employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. The Bank's securities  are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA: TSX). Follow the Bank's  activities via social media and learn more about its extensive community  involvement at clearfacts.ca and commitment.nationalbank.ca.    SOURCE  National Bank of Canada  (The telephone numbers provided below are for the exclusive use of   journalists, other media representatives and shareholders.):  Claude Breton Vice-President, Public Affairs and Investors Relations  National Bank of Canada Tel.: 514-394-8644  Hélène Baril Senior Director, Investor Relations National Bank of Canada  Tel.: 514-394-0296  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2014/27/c7128.html  CO: National Bank of Canada ST: Quebec NI: FIN DIV FIN