Dividends

The board has announced the payment of a dividend following the 1Q 2017 results. The timetable is shown below:

1Q 2017 dividend information

Dividend event - 1Q 2017
Dividend event - 1Q 2017
Date
Date
Dividend event - 1Q 2017
1Q 17 results and US dollar cash dividend announcement date
Date
02-May-17
Dividend event - 1Q 2017
Ex-dividend date for ADS holders
Date
10-May-17
Dividend event - 1Q 2017
Ex-dividend date for Ordinary shareholders 
Date
11-May-17
Dividend event - 1Q 2017
Record date for 1Q 17 interim dividend
Date
12-May-17
Dividend event - 1Q 2017
Reference share price announcement date
Date
18-May-17
Dividend event - 1Q 2017
Election date: latest date for receipt of Scrip Dividend Mandate Forms/Elections for Ordinary shares
Date
05-Jun-17, 5pm BST
Dividend event - 1Q 2017
Election date: latest date for receipt of Scrip Dividend Mandate Forms/Elections for ADSs
Date
05-Jun-17, 5pm EDT
Dividend event - 1Q 2017
Sterling cash dividend per ordinary share announcement date
Date
12-Jun-17
Dividend event - 1Q 2017
Dividend payment date and first date of dealings in the new shares
Date
23-Jun-17
Dividend event - 1Q 2017
Date
Dividend 1Q 2017
Dividend 1Q 2017
Rate
Rate
Dividend 1Q 2017
US dollar cash dividend per ordinary share (in US dollars)
Rate
$0.10
Dividend 1Q 2017
US dollar cash dividend per ADS (in US dollars)
Rate
$0.60
Dividend 1Q 2017
Reference share price per ordinary share (in US dollars)
Rate
$5.9920
Dividend 1Q 2017
Reference share price per ADS (in US dollars)
Rate
$36.0020
Dividend 1Q 2017
Sterling cash dividend per ordinary share
Rate
TBC

Details of the most recent dividend payment

Cash

Quarter
Quarter
Quarter
4Q 16
Date dividend paid
Date dividend paid
Date dividend paid
31-Mar-17
Dividend paid per ordinary share
Dividend paid per ordinary share
Dividend paid per ordinary share
£0.081587
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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