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Last C$33.69 CAD
Change Today +0.05 / 0.15%
Volume 209.5K
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As of 11:42 AM 04/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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Power Corporation of Canada operates as a diversified international management and holding company with interests primarily in the financial services, communications, and other business sectors in Canada, the United States, and Europe. The company offers life insurance, health insurance, and retirement and investment management services; executive benefits, annuities, and mortgage products; and wealth management services, as well as manages and distributes mutual funds and other managed asset products. It also engages in the asset management and reinsurance businesses; and owns La Presse, the French-language news medium. In addition, the company operates an Internet-based career and recruitment business, and real estate Internet advertising business; and provides equity investment funds. Further, it operates as a rooftop solar power producer; and owns and operates hydropower facilities. Additionally, the company holds interests in various sectors, such as specialty minerals, cement, aggregates, concrete, oil, natural gas, wines and spirits, electricity, energy and environmental services, water and waste management services, as well as testing, inspection, and certification. Power Corporation of Canada was founded in 1925 and is based in Montréal, Canada.

Founded in 1925

power corp of canada (POW) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: C$562.5K
Deputy Chairman, Co-Chief Executive Officer, ...
Total Annual Compensation: C$562.5K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice-Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$263.0K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: C$572.0K
Vice Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: C$317.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

power corp of canada (POW) Key Developments

Power Corporation of Canada Announces Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

Power Corporation of Canada announced earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company's operating earnings attributable to participating shareholders were $340 million or $0.74 per share, compared with $218 million or $0.47 per share in 2013. Net earnings attributable to participating shareholders were $369 million or $0.80 per share, compared with $300 million or $0.65 per share in 2013. For the year, the company's operating earnings attributable to participating shareholders were $1,238 million or $2.69 per share, compared with $959 million or $2.08 per share in 2013. Net earnings attributable to participating shareholders were $1,275 million or $2.77 per share, compared with $977 million or $2.12 per share in 2013.

Power Corporation of Canada and Power Financial Corporation Announce Appointment of Claude Généreux as Executive Vice-President

Power Corporation of Canada and Power Financial Corporation announced the appointment of Claude Généreux as Executive Vice-President. Mr. Généreux is Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Company. During his 28 years with the firm, he held various leadership positions and focused on serving leading global companies in the Financial Services, Energy and Resources sectors. He was posted in the Montréal, Paris, Toronto and Stockholm offices of McKinsey.

Power Corporation of Canada Declares Dividends on Preferred and Participating Shares Payable on April 15, 2015 and March 31, 2015 Respectively

The Board of Directors of Power Corporation of Canada declared a quarterly dividend of 29 cents per share on the participating preferred shares and the subordinate voting shares of the corporation, payable March 31, 2015 to shareholders of record on March 10, 2015. The Board of Directors of the company declared quarterly dividends on the corporation's preferred shares. The company announced dividend for the preferred shares 1986 Series at a floating rate equal to one quarter of 70% of the average prime rate of two major Canadian chartered banks. The company announced dividend of 35 cents per series A share; dividend of 33.4375 cents per series B share; dividend of 36.25 cents per series C share; 31.25 cents for series D share; 35 cents per series G POW.PR.G share, payable on April 15, 2015 to the recorded shareholders on April 15, 2015.


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