Share Data

Common Share Trading in Fiscal 2010

Primary stock exchanges Ticker Closing price
October 31, 2010
  High   Low Total volume of
shares traded
Toronto BMO $ 60.23 $ 65.71 $ 49.78 464.9 million
New York BMO US$ 59.25 US$ 65.68 US$ 46.09 50.8 million

Common Share History

Date Action Common Share Effect
March 14, 2001 100% stock dividend Equivalent to a 2-for-1 stock split
March 20, 1993 100% stock dividend Equivalent to a 2-for-1 stock split
June 23, 1967 Stock split 5-for-1 stock split

Dividends Paid per Share in 2010 and Prior Years

Bank of Montreal has paid dividends for 182 years – the longest-running dividend payout record of any company in Canada.

Issue/Class Ticker Shares outstanding
at October 31, 2010
  2010   2009   2008   2007   2006

(a) The Class B Preferred Shares Series 4 were issued in February 1998 and were redeemed in August 2007.

(b) The Class B Preferred Shares Series 6 were issued in May 1998 and were redeemed in November 2008.

(c) The Class B Preferred Shares Series 13 were issued in January 2007.

(d) The Class B Preferred Shares Series 14 were issued in September 2007.

(e) The Class B Preferred Shares Series 15 were issued in March 2008.

(f) The Class B Preferred Shares Series 16 were issued in June 2008.

(g) The Class B Preferred Shares Series 18 were issued in December 2008.

(h) The Class B Preferred Shares Series 21 were issued in March 2009.

(i) The Class B Preferred Shares Series 23 were issued in June 2009.

Common BMO 566,468,440 $ 2.80 $ 2.80 $ 2.80 $ 2.71 $ 2.26
Preferred Class B  
Series 4 (a) BMO G       $ 0.91 $ 1.20
Series 5 BMO H 8,000,000 $ 1.33 $ 1.33 $ 1.33 $ 1.33 $ 1.33
Series 6 (b) BMO I     $ 1.19 $ 1.19 $ 1.19
Series 10 BMO V 12,000,000 US$ 1.49 US$ 1.49 US$ 1.49 US$ 1.49 US$ 1.49
Series 13 (c) BMO J 14,000,000 $ 1.13 $ 1.13 $ 1.13 $ 0.96  
Series 14 (d) BMO K 10,000,000 $ 1.31 $ 1.31 $ 1.48    
Series 15 (e) BMO L 10,000,000 $ 1.45 $ 1.45 $ 0.94    
Series 16 (f) BMO M 12,000,000 $ 1.30 $ 1.30 $ 0.55    
Series 18 (g) BMO N 6,000,000 $ 1.63 $ 1.55      
Series 21 (h) BMO O 11,000,000 $ 1.63 $ 1.11      
Series 23 (i) BMO P 16,000,000 $ 1.35 $ 0.59      

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