TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Home Capital Group Inc. ("Home Capital" or "the Company") (TSX: HCG) has approved the payment of a quarterly dividend of 26.0 cents per share on the outstanding Common Shares of the Company. This represents a 2.0 cent per share increase in its quarterly dividend and is equivalent to an annual dividend of $1.04 per share. The dividend is payable on December 1, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 15, 2016. The above-mentioned dividend on the Common Shares is designated as an "eligible" dividend for the purposes of the Income Tax Act ( Canada) and any similar provincial legislation. About Home Capital Group Inc.Home Capital Group Inc. is a public company, traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (HCG), operating through its principal subsidiary, Home Trust Company. Home Trust is a federally regulated trust company offering residential and non-residential mortgage lending, securitization of insured residential first mortgage products, consumer lending and credit card services. In addition, Home Trust offers deposits via brokers and financial planners, and through its direct to consumer deposit brand, Oaken Financial. Home Trust also conducts business through its wholly owned subsidiary, Home Bank. Licensed to conduct business across Canada, Home Trust has offices in Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Quebec and Manitoba.