BRIEF-Emera Q2 adjusted earnings per share c$1.59
Aug 8 (Reuters) - Emera Inc
* Q2 adjusted earnings per share c$1.59
* Q2 earnings per share view c$0.33 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S
* Emera reports q2 2016 earnings
* Q2 earnings per share c$1.39
* Says emera announced a 10% increase in its annual common share dividend to $2.09 from $1.90
* "expect to remain within our target dividend payout ratio range for year"
* Q2 revenue view c$654.3 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S
* Says emera extended its 8% annual dividend growth target through to 2020 (from 2019)
* Emera inc qtrly operating revenues c$499.4 million versus c$526.9 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
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