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Last C$30.75 CAD
Change Today +0.20 / 0.65%
Volume 2.3M
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As of 4:00 PM 07/31/15 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.

25,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/18/15
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 Elects André Desmarais as Director

Power Corporation of Canada elected André Desmarais as director.

Power Corporation of Canada Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Power Corporation of Canada reported unaudited earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported operating earnings of CAD 353 million against CAD 266 million a year ago. Operating earnings (attributable to participating shareholders) was CAD 349 million or CAD 0.76 per share against CAD 224 million or CAD 0.49 per share a year ago. Net earnings (attributable to participating shareholders) was CAD 354 million or CAD 0.77 per share against CAD 242 million or CAD 0.53 per share a year ago.

Power Corporation of Canada Declares Quarterly Dividends on Series A, Series B, Series C, Series D and Series G Preferred Shares, Payable on July 15, 2015; Declares Increase of Quarterly Dividend on its Participating Preferred Shares and the Subordinate Voting Shares, Payable on June 30, 2015

The board of directors of Power Corporation of Canada declared quarterly dividends on the corporation's preferred shares of 1986 Series at a floating rate equal to one quarter of 70% of the average prime rate of two major Canadian chartered banks, Series A with 35 cents, Series B with 33.4375 cents, Series C with 36.25 cents, Series D with 31.25 cents and Series G with 35 cents having record date of July 23, 2015 and payable on July 15, 2015. The board of directors also declared an increase of the quarterly dividend from 29 cents to 31.125 cents per share on the Participating Preferred Shares and the Subordinate Voting Shares of the Corporation, payable on June 30, 2015 to shareholders of record June 9, 2015.


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