AltaGas Ltd. Announces Revision to Ex-Dividend Date
CALGARY, ALBERTA–( Sept. 12, 2017) – AltaGas Ltd. (“AltaGas”) (TSX:ALA) announced today that it has revised the ex-dividend date of the September dividend to be paid on October 16, 2017, to common shareholders of record on September 25, 2017. The ex-dividend date is revised from September 21, 2017 to September 22, 2017. The amount of the dividend will be $0.175 for each common share. This dividend is an eligible dividend for Canadian income tax purposes.
As previously announced, AltaGas has a Premium Dividend™, Dividend Reinvestment and Optional Cash Purchase Plan (the “Plan”) for eligible shareholders of AltaGas. Eligible shareholders who are enrolled in the Plan may have their common share dividends reinvested towards the purchase of additional common shares of AltaGas at a three percent discount to the Average Market Price (as defined by the Plan) under the Dividend Reinvestment Component of the Plan; or may have their common share dividends reinvested in additional common shares of AltaGas issued at a three percent discount to the Average Market Price (as defined by the Plan) and have these additional common shares of AltaGas exchanged under the Premium Dividend™ Component of the Plan for a cash payment equal to 101 percent of the reinvested amount. A complete copy of the Plan, together with a series of questions and answers and enrollment forms, are posted on AltaGas’ website at www.altagas.ca.
Participation in the Plan is optional. Eligible shareholders who have not elected to participate in the Plan will continue to receive their regular cash dividend in the usual manner.
AltaGas is an energy infrastructure company with a focus on natural gas, power and regulated utilities. AltaGas creates value by acquiring, growing and optimizing its energy infrastructure, including a focus on clean energy sources. For more information visit: www.altagas.ca.