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Dividends

The board has announced the payment of a dividend following the 2Q 2019 results. The timetable is shown below:

2Q 2019 dividend information

Dividend event - 2Q 2019 Date
2Q 19 results and US dollar cash dividend announcement date 30-Jul-19
Ex-dividend date 08-Aug-19
Record date for 2Q 19 interim dividend 09-Aug-19
Scrip Reference share price announcement date 15-Aug-19
Election date: latest date for receipt of Scrip Dividend Mandate Forms/Elections for Ordinary shares 03-Sep-19, 5pm GMT
Election date: latest date for receipt of Scrip Dividend Mandate Forms/Elections for ADSs 03-Sep-19, 5pm EDT
Sterling cash dividend per ordinary share announcement date 10-Sep-19
 Dividend payment date and first date of dealings in the new shares 20-Sep-19
Dividend 2Q 2019 Rate
US dollar cash dividend per ordinary share (in US dollars)
$0.1025
US dollar cash dividend per ADS (in US dollars)
$0.615
 Reference share price per ordinary share (in US dollars)
$6.070
Reference share price per ADS (in US dollars)
$36.470
 Sterling cash dividend per ordinary share
TBC

Details of the most recent dividend payment

Cash

Quarter  1Q 19
Date dividend paid 21-Jun-19
Dividend paid per ordinary share £0.080655
Dividend paid per ADS (US$) $0.615

Scrip

Reference share price per ordinary share (US$)
$6.867
Reference share price per ADS (US$)
$41.252