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Fortis Inc. shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and trade under the symbol FTS.


MILLIONS 2019 2018 2017
Revenue  $8,783  $8,390  $8,301
Cash flow from operations  $2,663  $2,604  $2,756
Net earnings attributable to common equity shareholders  $1,655  $1,100  $963
Basic earnings per common share  $3.79  $2.59  $2.32
Adjusted earnings1  $1,115  $1,066  $1,027
Adjusted earnings per common share1  $2.55  $2.51  $2.47
Dividend paid per common share  $1.8275  $1.725  $1.625
Assets  $53,404  $53,051  $47,822
1Non-GAAP financial measure as disclosed on page 13 of the Corporation's 2019 Annual Management Discussion and Analysis


The setting of dividend record dates and the declaration and payment of dividends are subject to the Board of Directors’ approval.

All dividends paid by the Corporation on its common shares and preference shares in the current fiscal year have been, or will be, designated as “eligible dividends” for the purpose of entitling shareholders of the Corporation to a higher dividend tax credit in accordance with certain amendments to the Income Tax Act (Canada) and, where applicable, similar provisions of provincial or territorial income tax legislation.

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  • Common Share (FTS)
  • Dividend $0.4775 $0.4775 $0.4775 $0.505 $0.505
    Payment Date Mar 1 June 1 Sept 1 Dec 1 Mar 1
    Record Date Feb 18 May 15 Aug 19 Nov 18 Feb 16
    Share Purchase Plan Deadline Feb 26 May 27 Aug 27 Nov 26 Mar 24
  • Series F First Preference Share (FTS.PR.F)
  • Series G First Preference Share (FTS.PR.G)
  • Series H First Preference Share (FTS.PR.H)
  • Series I First Preference Share (FTS.PR.I)
  • Series J First Preference Share (FTS.PR.J)
  • Series K First Preference Share (FTS.PR.K)
  • Series M First Preference Shares (FTS.PR.M)

Dividend History


Fortis Inc. Common Share Dividend History*

Year Declaration Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Payment Date Quarterly Dividend Annual Dividend
2019  Sept 9 Nov 18 Nov 19 Dec 1 $0.4775 $1.8275
   Jul 31 Aug 19 Aug 20 Sep 1 $0.4500  
   Feb 14 May 16 May 17 Jun 1 $0.4500  
   Nov 28
Feb 14 Feb 15 Mar 1 $0.4500
2018 Oct 14 Nov 19 Nov 20 Dec 1 $0.4500 $1.7250
  Jul 25 Aug 20 Aug 21 Sept 1 $0.4250  
  Feb 14 May 17 May 18 Jun 1 $0.4250  
   Dec 7
Feb 14 Feb 15 Mar 1 $0.4250  

* Adjusted for 4-for-1 stock split in October 2005 and Newfoundland Power’s 2-for-1 stock split in 1985. Newfoundland Power Common Shares were exchanged on a 1-for-1 basis for Fortis Inc. Common Shares in 1987.

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Preference Shares

The First Preference Shares of Fortis Inc. are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX).

Issue Ticker Symbol Rate Per Annum* Description Par Redemption Dates
Series F FTS.PR.F $1.2250 Cumulative Redeemable $25.00 Dec 1, 2015**
Series G FTS.PR.G $1.09825 Cumulative Redeemable 5-yr Fixed Rate Reset $25.00 Sep 1, 2023
Series H FTS.PR.H $0.45876 Cumulative Redeemable 5-yr Fixed Rate Reset $25.00 Jun 1, 2020
Series I FTS.PR.I 3-mth T-Bill rate + 1.45% Cumulative Redeemable Floating Rate $25.00 Jun 1, 2020
Series J FTS.PR.J $1.1875 Cumulative Redeemable $25.00 Dec 1, 2017**
Series K FTS.PR.K $0.98225 Cumulative Redeemable
5-yr Fixed Rate Reset
$25.00 Mar 1, 2024
Series M FTS.PR.M $0.97825 Cumulative Redeemable
5-yr Fixed Rate Reset
$25.00 Dec 1, 2024  

*Except the Series I dividend rate which will be reset every quarter based on the applicable 3-month Government of Canada Treasury Bill rate plus 1.45%.
** On or after redemption date.

Share Plan

Fortis Inc. offers a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (“DRIP”) to Common Shareholders as a convenient method of increasing their investments in the Corporation. The purchase of common shares under the DRIP will be issued at a 2% discount.

(Offered to Registered Shareholders.)

Plan Documents

Plan Document

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First Amendment

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Application Forms

Enrollment Declaration

Optional Cash Purchase –Canada

Optional Cash Purchase –U.S./Int.


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