Dividends

The board has announced the payment of a dividend following the Q4 2016 results. The timetable is shown below:

4Q 2016 dividend information

Dividend event - 4Q 2016
Dividend event - 4Q 2016
Date
Date
Dividend event - 4Q 2016
4Q 16 results and US dollar cash dividend announcement date
Date
07-Feb-17
Dividend event - 4Q 2016
Ex-dividend date for ADS holders
Date
15-Feb-17
Dividend event - 4Q 2016
Ex-dividend date for Ordinary shareholders 
Date
16-Feb-17
Dividend event - 4Q 2016
Record date for 4Q 16 interim dividend
Date
17-Feb-17
Dividend event - 4Q 2016
Reference share price announcement date
Date
23-Feb-17
Dividend event - 4Q 2016
Election date: latest date for receipt of Scrip Dividend Mandate Forms/Elections for Ordinary shares
Date
13-Mar-17, 5pm GMT
Dividend event - 4Q 2016
Election date: latest date for receipt of Scrip Dividend Mandate Forms/Elections for ADSs
Date
13-Mar-17, 5pm ET
Dividend event - 4Q 2016
Sterling cash dividend per ordinary share announcement date
Date
20-Mar-17
Dividend event - 4Q 2016
Dividend payment date and first date of dealings in the new shares
Date
31-Mar-17
Dividend event - 4Q 2016
Date
Dividend 4Q 2016
Dividend 4Q 2016
Rate
Rate
Dividend 4Q 2016
US dollar cash dividend per ordinary share (in US dollars)
Rate
$0.100
Dividend 4Q 2016
US dollar cash dividend per ADS (in US dollars)
Rate
$0.600
Dividend 4Q 2016
Reference share price per ordinary share (in US dollars)
Rate
$5.580
Dividend 4Q 2016
Reference share price per ADS (in US dollars)
Rate
$33.530
Dividend 4Q 2016
Sterling cash dividend per ordinary share
Rate
£0.081587

Details of the most recent dividend payment

Cash

Quarter
Quarter
Quarter
3Q 16
Date dividend paid
Date dividend paid
Date dividend paid
16-Dec-16
Dividend paid per ordinary share
Dividend paid per ordinary share
Dividend paid per ordinary share
£0.079313
Dividend paid per ADS (US$)
Dividend paid per ADS (US$)
Dividend paid per ADS (US$)
$0.600

Scrip

Reference share price per ordinary share (US$)
Reference share price per ordinary share (US$)
Reference share price per ordinary share (US$)
$5.495
Reference share price per ADS (US$)
Reference share price per ADS (US$)
Reference share price per ADS (US$)
$33.020

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