Winnipeg, Manitoba -- December 19, 2013 -- S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services has added the Boyd Group to the S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index as part of its annual review. The index measures the performance companies included in the S&P Canada BMI that have followed a policy of consistently increasing dividends every year for at least five years. Index constituents are weighted according to their indicated yield as of the last trading date in November.
The change is effective after the close of trading on Friday, December 20, 2013.
"Our addition to the S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index enables us to broaden our reach to investors as well as providing enhanced liquidity for our units," stated Brock Bulbuck, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Boyd Group. "Our inclusion in the index is recognition of our continued efforts to deliver value to our unitholders."
The Boyd Group operates locations in five Canadian provinces and 15 U.S. states.