|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2017
|Subsequent Events [Abstract]|
15. SUBSEQUENT EVENTS
On January 3, 2018, the Company declared a quarterly dividend of $1.00 per common share. The dividend was paid on January 26, 2018 to shareholders of record on January 16, 2018. The total dividend paid amounted to $46.5 million.
The entire disclosure for significant events or transactions that occurred after the balance sheet date through the date the financial statements were issued or the date the financial statements were available to be issued. Examples include: the sale of a capital stock issue, purchase of a business, settlement of litigation, catastrophic loss, significant foreign exchange rate changes, loans to insiders or affiliates, and transactions not in the ordinary course of business.
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