NEW YORK, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) announced today that its Board of Directors authorized a quarterly cash dividend on its Class A common stock of $0.06 per share. The $0.06 dividend represents a $0.01 increase over the Company's previous quarterly dividend payments. The dividend is payable on March 28, 2013 to stockholders of record on March 15, 2013. The ex-dividend date is March 13, 2013.
"The Company's continued growth and strong cash position are such that the Board of Directors is pleased to raise the quarterly dividend to this level," stated R. Cromwell Coulson, President and CEO of OTC Markets Group. "Our cash dividend is an integral part of our overall focus on providing our investors with a return on their invested capital as we build long-term shareholder value."
OTC Markets Group's Class A Common Stock trades on OTCQX®, The Best Marketplace with Qualified Companies.
About OTC Markets Group Inc.
OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces for 10,000 U.S. and global securities. Through our OTC Link® ATS, we directly link a diverse network of broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services for a wide spectrum of securities. We organize these securities into marketplaces to better inform investors of opportunities and risks – OTCQX, The Best Marketplace with Qualified Companies; OTCQB®, The Venture Marketplace with U.S. Reporting Companies; and OTC Pink® The Open Marketplace with Variable Reporting Companies. Our data-driven platform enables investors to easily trade through the broker of their choice at the best possible price and empowers a broad range of companies to improve the quality and availability of information for their investors. To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient financial marketplaces, visit www.otcmarkets.com.
OTC Link ATS is operated by OTC Link LLC, member FINRA/SIPC and SEC registered ATS.
Forward –Looking Statements
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SOURCE OTC Markets Group Inc.