BRIEF-Jean Coutu Group posts q4 earnings c$0.28/shr

Wed Apr 27, 2016 7:29am EDT
 
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April 27 (Reuters) - Jean Coutu Group PJC Inc

* Q4 earnings per share c$0.28

* Revenues decreased by 1.0 pct to $706.6 million during q4 of fiscal year 2016

* Quarterly dividend increased by 9.1 pct to $0.12 per share

* "demographic trends are expected to contribute to growth in prescription drugs consumption"

* During FY 2017, corporation plans to allocate approximately $60.1 million to capital expenditures and to banner developments costs

* Q4 earnings per share view c$0.30, revenue view c$725.6 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1 646 223 8780)