Dividends

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 13 28-Mar-14 £0.057065 $0.57 $8.110 $48.710

The board has announced the payment of a dividend following the 4Q 13 Results. The timetable is shown below:

4Q 2013 dividend dates

Dividend event Date announced Add to Outlook
4Q 13 results and US dollar cash dividend announcement date 04-Feb-14 Add to Outlook
Ordinary shares/ADSs quoted ex-dividend 12-Feb-14 Add to Outlook
Record date for 3Q 13 interim dividend 14-Feb-14 Add to Outlook
Reference share price announcement date 18-Feb-14 Add to Outlook
Election date: latest date for receipt of Scrip Dividend Mandate Forms/Elections 10-Mar-14 Add to Outlook
- Ordinary shares
- ADSs
4:30pm BST
5.00pm ET
Sterling cash dividend announcement date 17-Mar-14 Add to Outlook
Dividend payment date 28-Mar-14 Add to Outlook
First date of dealings in the new shares 28-Mar-14 Add to Outlook

4Q 2013 dividend rates

Dividend information - ordinary shares Rate Date announced Add to Outlook
Cash dividend per ordinary share (in US dollars) $0.095 04-Feb-14 Add to Outlook
Reference share price per ordinary share (US dollars) $8.110 18-Feb-14 Add to Outlook
Cash dividend per ordinary share (in £ sterling) £0.057065 17-Mar-14 Add to Outlook
Dividend information - ADSs Rate Date announced Add to Outlook
Cash dividend per ADS (in US dollars) $0.57 04-Feb-14 Add to Outlook
Reference share price per ADS (US dollars) $48.710 18-Feb-14 Add to Outlook

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