Listed among 30 companies with strongest share price appreciation in recent years
TORONTO, ONTARIO – (September 26, 2019) Park Lawn Corporation (TSX: PLC) (“PLC” or the “Company”), the largest publicly-traded, Canadian-owned funeral, cremation and cemetery provider, was recognized this morning as an inaugural member of the Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX30. The TSX30 is a new program designed to celebrate the 30 top-performing TSX stocks over the last three years, based on dividend-adjusted share price appreciation.
“The last three years have been transformative for our business. We’re thrilled to have been recognized as a TSX and Canadian success story,” said Andrew Clark, CEO of PLC. "The dynamic team at PLC has played an instrumental role in delivering strong returns for our shareholders, and I’m proud the TSX has recognized their achievements.”
This external recognition arrives as PLC continues to successfully execute its business plan, which is focused on three core pillars: acquisitions, organic growth and margin improvement.
“As we continue our growth both organically and through acquisition, we will remain focused on enhancing our product and service offerings, in addition to providing industry-leading service to families at their time of need,” said Mr. Clark.
PLC CEO Andrew Clark and CFO Joseph Leeder will join other winning companies to open the market on the morning of September 27, 2019 to celebrate this achievement.
PLC provides goods and services associated with the disposition and memorialization of human remains. Products and services are sold on a pre-planned basis (pre-need) or at the time of a death (at-need). PLC and its subsidiaries own and operate businesses including cemeteries, crematoria, funeral homes, chapels, planning offices and a transfer service. PLC has a North American wide platform with operations in five Canadian provinces and fourteen U.S. states.
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