MONTREAL (FNS) -- Metro here achieved a 23% increase in its first-quarter net income for the three months ended Dec. 22, 2001, boosted in part by a continued commitment in upgrading its store base of 539 stores. The company also had a two-for-one stock split and a dividend increase, topped off with projections of more growth this year, the company said at its annual shareholders meeting on Jan. 29. Net income was $19.1 million U.S. or 37 cents a share. This was the 45th consecutive ...

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