Dividends

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

3Q 2014 dividend information

Dividend event Date announced Rate Add to calendar
3Q 14 results and US dollar cash dividend 28-Oct-14    Add to calendar
- per ordinary share (in US dollars)    $0.100   
- per ADS (in US dollars)      $0.600    
Ordinary shares/ADSs quoted ex-dividend 06-Nov-14      Add to calendar
Record date for 3Q 14 interim dividend 07-Nov-14      Add to calendar
Reference share price 12-Nov-14      Add to calendar
- 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-Dec-14       Add to calendar
- Ordinary shares
- ADSs
4:30pm BST
5.00pm ET
           
Sterling cash dividend per ordinary share 08-Dec-14 TBC Add to calendar
Dividend payment date 19-Dec-14       Add to calendar
First date of dealings in the new shares 19-Dec-14       Add to calendar

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$)
2Q 14 19-Sep-14 £0.059593 $0.585 $7.886 $47.366

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