Enerplus Announces Cash Dividend for February 2016
CALGARY, Jan. 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Enerplus Corporation ("Enerplus") (TSX: ERF) (NYSE: ERF) announces that a cash dividend in the amount of CDN$0.03 per share will be payable on February 16, 2016 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on February 1, 2016. The ex-dividend date for this payment is January 28, 2016.
The CDN$0.03 per share dividend is equivalent to approximately US$0.02 per share if converted using the current Canadian/US dollar exchange rate of 0.6854. The U.S. dollar equivalent dividend will be based upon the actual Canadian/US exchange rate applied on the payment date and will be net of any Canadian withholding taxes that may be applicable. Dividends paid by Enerplus are considered an "eligible dividend" for Canadian tax purposes. For U.S. income tax purposes, Enerplus' dividends are considered "qualified dividends".