Dividends

If the board announces the payment of a dividend with the next quarter results, the timetable will be as shown below:

1Q 2015 dividend information

Dividend event Date announced Rate Add to calendar
1Q 15 results and US dollar cash dividend 28-Apr-15    Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
- per ordinary share (in US dollars)    TBC   
- per ADS (in US dollars)      TBC    
Ex-dividend dates  
- ADS holders 06-May-15      Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
- Ordinary shareholders 07-May-15      Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
Record date for 1Q 15 interim dividend 08-May-15      Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
Reference share price 13-May-15      Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
- per ordinary share (in US dollars)      TBC      
- per ADS (in US dollars)      TBC      
Election date: latest date for receipt of Scrip Dividend Mandate Forms/Elections 01-Jun-15       Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
- Ordinary shares
- ADSs
4:30pm BST
5.00pm ET
           
Sterling cash dividend per ordinary share 08-Jun-15 TBC Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
Dividend payment date 19-Jun-15       Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
First date of dealings in the new shares 19-Jun-15       Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window

Details of the most recent dividend payment

Cash Scrip
Quarter Date dividend paid Dividend paid per ordinary share Dividend paid per ADS (US$) Reference share price per ordinary share (US$) Reference share price per ADS (US$)
4Q 14 27-Mar-15 £0.066699 $0.600 $6.925 $41.600

More information on dividend payment options, dividend policy and dividend reinvestment is available following the links below: