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American Depositary Share payment history

The following table shows the dividends on each Ordinary Share for the fiscal years 1995 to present (as declared but before deduction of withholding taxes).

Payment number Years 
ended 31 Dec
Type of Dividend Ex-dividend
date
Record date Payment date Declared
dividend
per ADS
(pence)
Declared dividend per ADS 
(US cents)
139 2017 Interim 5-Oct-2017 6-Oct-2017 1-Nov-2017 12.30 24.60
138 2016 Final 29-Mar-2017 31-Mar-2017 10-May-2017 28.84 37.00
137 2016 Interim 5-Oct-2016 7-Oct-2016 25-Oct-2016 20.16 24.60
136 2015 Final 21-Apr-2016 22-Apr-2016 11-May-2016 26.00 38.00
135 2015 Interim 7-Oct-2015 9-Oct-2015 27-Oct-2015 15.36 23.60
134 2014 Final 16-Apr-2015 17-Apr-2015 6-May-2015 24.68 37.20
133 2014 Interim 23-Oct-2014 24-Oct-2014 11-Nov-2014 13.64 22.00
132 2013 Final 16-Apr-2014 22-Apr-2014 7-May-2014 50.55 85.00
131 2013 Interim 9-Oct-
2013
11-Oct-2013 29-Oct-2013 32.45 52.00
130 2012 Final 17-Apr-2013 19-Apr-2013 08-May-2013 53.00 81.00
129 2012 Interim 10-Oct-2012 12-Oct-2012 30-Oct-2012 30.65 49.50
128 2011 Final 18-Apr-2012 20-Apr-2012 9-May-2012 33.50 54.00
127   Interim 12-Oct-2011 14-Oct-2011 01-Nov-2011 20.875 33.00
126 2010 Final 29-Apr-2011 03-May-2011 19-May-2011 29.75 49.10
125   Interim 13-Oct-2010 15-Oct-2010 02-Nov-2010 19.05 30.00
124 2009 Second Interim 21-Apr-2010 23-Apr-2010 12-May-2010 29.225 44.65
123   Interim 14-Oct-2009 16-Oct-2009 03-Nov-2009 16.425 27.30
122 2008 Second Interim 15-Apr-2009 17-Apr-2009 08-May-2009 27.875 40.60
121   Interim 15-Oct-2008 17-Oct-2008 07-Nov-2008 14.375 24.80
120 2007 Second Interim 16-Apr-2008 18-Apr-2008 09-May-2008 18.50 36.90
119   Interim 17-Oct-2007 19-Oct-2007 09-Nov-2007 11.03 22.55
118 2006 Second interim 18-Apr-2007 20-Apr-2007 11-May-2007 17.05 33.55
117   Interim 18-Oct-2006 20-Oct-2006 10-Nov-2006 11.05 20.50
116 2005 Second interim 19-Apr-2006 21-Apr-2006 12-May-2006 17.50 30.50
115   Interim 19-Oct-2005 21-Oct-2005 11-Nov-2005 10.50 18.25
114 2004 Final 20-Apr-2005 22-Apr-2005 13-May-2005 16.00 29.64
113   Interim 20-Oct-2004 
22-Oct-2004 
12-Nov-2004 9.50 17.50
112 2003 Final 21-Apr-2004
23-Apr-2004
14-May-2004 
15.50 27.14
111   Interim 13-Aug-2003 
15-Aug-2003 
12-Sep-2003* 
18.50 29.43
110 2002 Final     16-May-2003 30.00 48.57
109   Interim 16-Oct-2002 18-Oct-2002 15-Nov-2002 18.00 28.38
108 2001 Final 17-Apr-2002 19-Apr-2002 17-May-2002 29.00 42.20
107   Interim 07-Nov-2001 09-Nov-2001 05-Dec-2001 17.50 24.86
106 2000 Final 18-Apr-2001 20-Apr-2001 18-May-2001 28.00 39.96
105   Interim 08-Nov-2000 10-Nov-2000 06-Dec-2000 17.00 24.35
104   Special 02-Aug-2000 04-Aug-2000 11-Aug-2000 371.4 556.43
103 1999 Final 06-May-2000 08-May-2000 02-Jun-2000 40.00 60.48

 

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