Shares & Dividends, Common shares, Class B

Share information

The following Class B common shares, without nominal or par value, are authorized:

Class B 3,592,000,000 Class B shares (Subordinate Voting)
Voting rights One vote each
Conversion

Convertible, at the option of the holder, into one Class A share (Multiple Voting):

  • if an offer made to Class A (Multiple Voting) shareholders is accepted by the present controlling shareholder (the Bombardier family); or
  • if such controlling shareholder ceases to hold more than 50% of all outstanding Class A shares (Multiple Voting) of the Corporation.
Dividend Annual non‑cumulative preferential dividend of $0.0015625 Cdn per share, in priority to the Class A shares (Multiple Voting), payable quarterly on the last day of March, June, September and December of each year at a rate of $0.000390625 Cdn per share, if declared.

Dividends

Dividends on Bombardier securities are to be paid, subject to applicable law, if and when they are declared by the Corporation's Board of Directors.

Please note that as of December 31, 2005, unless stated otherwise, all dividends paid by Bombardier on all of its common and preferred shares are considered "eligible dividends" as per the Canadian Income Tax Act and any corresponding provincial or territorial legislation. The same designation applies under the Quebec Taxation Act for dividends declared after March 23, 2006.

The following lists the dividends declared by Bombardier's Board of Directors on the Corporation's securities.

Common shares, Class B (BBD.B)
Payment date Dividend
payment
(in $ CAN)
Annual
dividend base
(in $ CAN)
Ex-date Record date Declaration date
December 31, 2014 $0.0254 $0.10 December 10, 2014 December 12, 2014 October 29, 2014
September 30, 2014 $0.0254 $0.10 September 10, 2014 September 12, 2014 July 30, 2014
June 30, 2014 $0.0254 $0.10 June 11, 2014 June 13, 2014 April 30, 2014
March 31, 2014 $0.0254 $0.10 March 12, 2014 March 14, 2014 February 12, 2014
December 31, 2013 $0.0254 $0.10 December 11, 2013 December 13, 2013 October 30, 2013
September 30, 2013 $0.0254 $0.10 September 11, 2013 September 13, 2013 July 31, 2013
June 30, 2013 $0.0254 $0.10 June 12, 2013 June 14, 2013 May 8, 2013
March 31, 2013 $0.0254 $0.10 March 13, 2013 March 15, 2013 February 20, 2013
December 31, 2012 $0.0254 $0.10 December 12, 2012 December 14, 2012 November 6, 2012
September 30, 2012 $0.0254 $0.10 September 12, 2012 September 14, 2012 August 8, 2012
June 30, 2012 $0.0254 $0.10 June  13, 2012 June  15, 2012 May 9, 2012
March 31, 2012 $0.0254 $0.10 March 14, 2012 March 16, 2012 February 29, 2012
January 31, 2012 $0.0254 $0.10 January 11, 2012 January 13, 2012 November 30, 2011
October 31, 2011 $0.0254 $0.10 October 12, 2011 October 14, 2011 August 30, 2011
July 31, 2011 $0.0254 $0.10 July 13, 2011 July 15, 2011 May 31, 2011
May 31, 2011 $0.0254 $0.10 May 11, 2011 May 13, 2011 March 30, 2011
January 31, 2011 $0.0254 $0.10 January 12, 2011 January 14, 2011 December 1, 2010
October 31, 2010 $0.0254 $0.10 October 13, 2010 October 15, 2010 August 31, 2010
July 31, 2010 $0.0254 $0.10 July 14, 2010 July 16, 2010 June 1, 2010
May 31, 2010 $0.0254 $0.10 May 12, 2010 May 14, 2010 March 31, 2010
January 31, 2010 $0.0254 $0.10 January 13, 2010 January 15, 2010 December 2, 2009
October 31, 2009 $0.0254 $0.10 October 14, 2009 October 16, 2009 September 1, 2009
July 31, 2009 $0.0254 $0.10 July 15, 2009 July 17, 2009 June 2, 2009
May 31, 2009 $0.0254 $0.10 May 13, 2009 May 15, 2009 April 1, 2009
January 31, 2009 $0.0254 $0.10 January 14, 2009 January 16, 2009 December 3, 2008
October 31, 2008 $0.0254 $0.10 October 15, 2008 October 17, 2008 September 3, 2008
July 31, 2008 $0.0254 $0.10 July 16, 2008 July 18, 2008 June 3, 2008
January 31, 2005 $0.0229 $0.09 January 12, 2005 January 14, 2005 November 30, 2004
October 31, 2004 $0.0229 $0.09 October 13, 2004 October 15, 2004 August 24, 2004
July 31, 2004 $0.0229 $0.09 July 14, 2004 July 16, 2004 June 1, 2004
May 31, 2004 $0.0229 $0.09 May 12, 2004 May 14, 2004 March 31, 2004
January 31, 2004 $0.0229 $0.09 January 14, 2004 January 16, 2004 December 2, 2003
October 31, 2003 $0.0229 $0.09 October 15, 2003 October 17, 2003 September 30, 2003
July 31, 2003 $0.0229 $0.09 July 16, 2003 July 18, 2003 June 10, 2003
May 31, 2003 $0.0229 $0.09 May 14, 2003 May 16, 2003 April 3, 2003
January 31, 2003 $0.0454 $0.18 January 15, 2003 January 17, 2003 November 19, 2002
October 31, 2002 $0.0454 $0.18 October 16, 2002 October 18, 2002 September 24, 2002

The amounts in the table above include a priority dividend of $0.0015625 per year ($0.000390625 per quarter) for the Class B Common shares. The dividend is paid if and when declared by the board of directors on a quarterly basis on the same date as the regular dividend. It has the same record and ex-date as the regular dividend.