SOMERSET, N.J., Nov. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MTBC (Nasdaq: MTBC) (Nasdaq: MTBCP), a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based healthcare IT solutions and services, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared monthly cash dividends for its 11% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock (“Series A Preferred Stock”) for December 2018, January 2019 and February 2019. This represents 40 consecutive months of dividends declared since the Series A Preferred Stock was initially sold in November 2015.
Holders of shares of the Series A Preferred Stock are entitled to receive cumulative cash dividends at the rate of 11% per annum of the $25.00 per share liquidation preference (equivalent to $2.75 per annum per share). Dividends on the Series A Preferred Stock are payable monthly on the 15th day of each month; provided that if any dividend payment date is not a business day, then the dividend may be paid on the next succeeding business day. Dividends are payable to holders of record on the applicable record date, which shall be the last day of the calendar month, whether or not a business day.
MTBC’s Series A Preferred Stock trades on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the ticker symbol “MTBCP.”
The following table shows the monthly dividends and associated record and payment dates:
|Dec. 2018||Jan. 2019||Feb. 2019|
|Dividend per share||$0.22917||$0.22917||$0.22917|
|Ex-dividend date||Dec. 28, 2018||Jan. 30, 2019||Feb. 27, 2019|
|Record date||Dec. 31, 2018||Jan. 31, 2019||Feb. 28, 2019|
|Payment date||Jan. 15, 2019||Feb. 15, 2019||Mar. 15, 2019|
Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. is a healthcare information technology company that provides a fully integrated suite of proprietary web-based solutions, together with related business services, to healthcare providers throughout the United States. Our integrated Software-as-a-Service (or SaaS) platform helps our customers increase revenues, streamline workflows and make better business and clinical decisions, while reducing administrative burdens and operating costs. MTBC’s common stock trades on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the ticker symbol “MTBC,” and its Series A Preferred Stock trades on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the ticker symbol “MTBCP.”
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