Dividends

The board has announced the payment of a dividend following the 3Q 2014 results. The timetable is shown below:

Dividend event Date announced Rate Add to calendar
3Q 14 results and US dollar cash dividend 28-Oct-14    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 05-Nov-14      Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
- Ordinary shareholders 06-Nov-14      Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
Record date for 3Q 14 interim dividend 07-Nov-14      Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
Reference share price 12-Nov-14      Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
- per ordinary share (in US dollars)      $6.946      
- per ADS (in US dollars)      $41.726      
Election date: latest date for receipt of Scrip Dividend Mandate Forms/Elections 01-Dec-14       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-Dec-14 £0.063769 Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
Dividend payment date 19-Dec-14       Add to calendar - This link opens in a new window
First date of dealings in the new shares 19-Dec-14       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$)
3Q 14 19-Dec-14 £0.063769 $0.600 $6.946 $41.726

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