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Dividends

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

1Q 2019 dividend information

Dividend event - 1Q 2019 Date
1Q 19 results and US dollar cash dividend announcement date 30-Apr-19
Ex-dividend date 09-May-19
Record date for 1Q 19 interim dividend 10-May-19
Scrip Reference share price announcement date 16-May-19
Election date: latest date for receipt of Scrip Dividend Mandate Forms/Elections for Ordinary shares 03-Jun-19, 5pm GMT
Election date: latest date for receipt of Scrip Dividend Mandate Forms/Elections for ADSs 03-Jun-19, 5pm EDT
Sterling cash dividend per ordinary share announcement date 10-Jun-19
 Dividend payment date and first date of dealings in the new shares 21-Jun-19
Dividend 1Q 2019 Rate
US dollar cash dividend per ordinary share (in US dollars)
TBC
US dollar cash dividend per ADS (in US dollars)
TBC
 Reference share price per ordinary share (in US dollars)
TBC
Reference share price per ADS (in US dollars)
TBC
 Sterling cash dividend per ordinary share
TBC

Details of the most recent dividend payment

Cash

Quarter  4Q 18
Date dividend paid 29-Mar-19
Dividend paid per ordinary share £0.077382
Dividend paid per ADS (US$) $0.615

Scrip

Reference share price per ordinary share (US$)
$6.981
Reference share price per ADS (US$)
$41.936