Dividends

 

Dividend Performance

The following table details dividends, proposed, approved and paid in recent years. All dividends are shown in pence per share per ordinary share.

Financial Year Interim Final Total YoY Growth
2018 2.2p 5.0p* 7.2p 11%
2017 2.0p 4.5p 6.5p 18%
2016 5.5p 5.5p 10%
2015 5.0p 5.0p 11%
2014 4.5p 4.5p 29%

*Proposed dividend

 

Dividend History

The following table details proposed and previously paid dividends in recent years.

The Board are recommending a final dividend in respect of the year ended 31 December 2018 of 5.0p per share, this will be proposed at the Annual General Meeting on 27 June 2019. This proposed dividend would be payable on 26 July 2019 to shareholders on the register on 12 July 2019.

Financial Year Type Amount Record date Payment date Status
2018 Final 5.0p 12/07/2019 26/07/2019 Proposed
2018 Interim 2.2p 16/11/2018 30/11/2018 Paid
2017 Final 4.5p 13/07/2018 27/07/2018 Paid
2017 Interim 2.0p 17/11/2017 01/12/2017 Paid
2016 Final 5.5p 14/07/2017 31/07/2017 Paid
2015 Final 5.0p 15/07/2016 29/07/2016 Paid
2014 Final 4.5p 17/07/2015 31/07/2015 Paid