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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 2018 2017 2016
Revenue  $8,390  $8,301 $6,838
Cash flow from operations  $2,604  $2,756 $1,884
Net earnings attributable to common equity shareholders  $1,100  $963 $585
Basic earnings per common share  $2.59  $2.32 $1.89
Adjusted earnings1  $1,066  $1,027 $721
Adjusted earnings per common share1  $2.51  $2.47 $2.33
Dividend paid per common share  $1.725  $1.625 $1.53
Assets  $53,051  $47,822 $47,904
1Non-GAAP measure


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.

  Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19
  • Common Share (FTS)
  • Dividend $0.45 $0.45 $0.45 $0.4775
    Payment Date Mar 1 Jun 1 Sep 1 Dec 1
    Record Date Feb 15 May 17 Aug 20 Nov 19
    Share Purchase Plan Deadline Feb 26 May 29 Aug 28 Nov 27
  • 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
2018  Oct 14 Nov 19 Nov 20 Dec 1 $0.4500 $1.7250
   Jul 25 Aug 20 Aug 21 Sep 1 $0.4250  
   Feb 14 May 17 May 18 Jun 1 $0.4250  
   Dec 7
Feb 14 Feb 15 Mar 1 $0.4250
2017 Oct 15 Nov 17 Nov 20 Dec 1 $0.4250 $1.6250
  Jul 27 Aug 17 Aug 21 Sep 1 $0.4000  
  Feb 15 May 17 May 19 Jun 1 $0.4000  
   Dec 6
Feb 14 Feb 16 Mar 1 $0.4000  

* 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 $0.6250 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 $1.0000 Cumulative Redeemable
5-yr Fixed Rate Reset
$25.00 Mar 1, 2019
Series M FTS.PR.M $1.0250 Cumulative Redeemable
5-yr Fixed Rate Reset
$25.00 Dec 1, 2019

*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 DRIP offers a 2% discount on the purchase of common shares, issued from treasury, with the reinvested dividends. The discount does not apply to optional share purchases under the DRIP.

(Offered to Registered Shareholders.)

Plan Document

Application Forms

Enrollment Declaration

Optional Cash Purchase –Canada

Optional Cash Purchase –U.S./Int.


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