Dividends

If the board announces the payment of a dividend with the next quarter results, the timetable will be as 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-March-17, 5.00pm GMT
Dividend event - 4Q 2016
Election date: latest date for receipt of Scrip Dividend Mandate Forms/Elections for ADSs
Date
13-Mar-17, 5.00pm 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 4Q 2016
Dividend 4Q 2016
Rate
Rate
Dividend 4Q 2016
US dollar cash dividend per ordinary share (in US dollars)
Rate
TBC
Dividend 4Q 2016
US dollar cash dividend per ADS (in US dollars)
Rate
TBC
Dividend 4Q 2016
Reference share price per ordinary share (in US dollars)
Rate
TBC
Dividend 4Q 2016
Reference share price per ADS (in US dollars)
Rate
TBC
Dividend 4Q 2016
Sterling cash dividend per ordinary share
Rate
TBC

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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