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E-l Financial's Non-Cumulative Redeemable First Preference Shares, Series 3 Shares Cross 5.5% Yield Mark

In trading on Tuesday, shares of E-l Financial's 5.50% Non-Cumulative Redeemable First Preference Shares, Series 3 (TSX: ELF-PRH.TO) were yielding above the 5.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.375), with shares changing hands as low as $24.94 on the day. As of last close, ELF.PRH was trading at a 0.36% premium to its liquidation preference amount. It should be noted that the preferred shares are convertible. Investors should keep in mind that the shares are not cumulative, meaning that in the event of a missed payment, the company does not have to pay the balance of missed dividends to preferred shareholders before resuming a common dividend.

The chart below shows the one year performance of ELF.PRH shares, versus ELF:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for ELF.PRH, showing historical dividend payments on E-l Financial's 5.50% Non-Cumulative Redeemable First Preference Shares, Series 3 :

ELF.PRH+Dividend+History+Chart

In Tuesday trading, E-l Financial's 5.50% Non-Cumulative Redeemable First Preference Shares, Series 3 (TSX: ELF-PRH.TO) is currently down about 0.6% on the day, while the common shares (TSX: ELF.TO) are down about 0.4%.

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