Dividends

The board has announced the payment of a dividend following the 4Q 2014 results. The timetable is shown below:

4Q 2014 dividend information

Dividend event Date announced Rate Add to calendar
4Q 14 results and US dollar cash dividend 03-Feb-15    Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
- per ordinary share (in US dollars)    $0.100   
- per ADS (in US dollars)      $0.600    
Ex-dividend dates      
- ADS holders 11-Feb-15      Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
- Ordinary shareholders 12-Feb-15      Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
Record date for 4Q 14 interim dividend 13-Feb-15      Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
Reference share price 18-Feb-15      Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
- per ordinary share (in US dollars)      $6.925      
- per ADS (in US dollars)      $41.600      
Election date: latest date for receipt of Scrip Dividend Mandate Forms/Elections 09-Mar-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 16-Mar-15 £0.066699 Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
Dividend payment date 27-Mar-15       Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
First date of dealings in the new shares 27-Mar-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: