Dividends

The table below outlines dividend payments paid to shareholders since privatisation:

Ex-dividend date Record date Payment date Dividend per share (DPS) Value of scrip alternative
 15 December 2016  16 December 2016  1 February 2017  12.95p -
23 June 2016 24 June 2016  1 August 2016  25.64p 
17 December 2015 18 December 2015 1 February 2016 12.81p
25 June 2015 26 June 2015 3 August 2015 25.14p -
18 December 2014 19 December 2014  2 February 2015  12.56p -
18 June 2014 20 June 2014  1 August 2014  24.03p 
18 December 2013 20 December 2013 3 February 2014  12.01p 
19 June 2013 21 June 2013 2 August 2013 22.88p -
19 December 2012 21 December 2012  1 February 2013  11.44p 
20 June 2012    22 June 2012  3 August 2012 21.34p -
14 December 2011 16 December 2011 01 February 2012 10.67p -
22 June 2011 24 June 2011 01 August 2011 20.00p -
15 December 2010  17 December 2010 02 February 2011 10.00p -
16 June 2010 18 June 2010 02 August 2010 23.13p -
16 December 2009 18 December 2009 03 February 2010 11.17p -
17 June 2009 19 June 2009 03 August 2009 22.03p -
17 December 2008 19 December 2008 04 February 2009 10.64p -
25 June 2008 27 June 2008 08 August 2008 31.47p -
19 December 2007 21 December 2007 11 February 2008 15.20p -
27 June 2007 29 June 2007 24 August 2007 30.30p -
20 December 2006 22 December 2006 12 February 2007 14.63p -
28 June 2006 30 June 2006 25 August 2006 29.58p -
21 December 2005 23 December 2005 09 February 2006 14.29p -
08 June 2005 10 June 2005 26 August 2005 30.63p Ord 15.315p A Shares 
22 December 2004 24 December 2004 09 February 2005 14.79p Ord 7.395p A Shares
30 June 2004 2 July 2004 27 August 2004 29.88p Ord 14.94p A Shares
17 December 2003 19 December 2003 09 February 2004 14.43p Ord 7.215p A Shares
25 June 2003 27 June 2003 29 August 2003 32.1p -
18 December 2002 20 December 2002 10 February 2003 15.5p -
05 June 2002 7 June 2002 01 October 2002 31.7p -
05 December 2001 7 December 2001 11 February 2002 15.3p -
06 June 2001 8 June 2001 01 October 2001 31.1p -
13 December 2000 15 December 2000 12 February 2001 15.0p -
05 June 2000 9 June 2000 01 October 2000 30.5p -
20 December 1999 24 December 1999 14 February 2000 14.7p
07 June 1999 11 June 1999 01 October 1999 29.9p -
30 November 1998 4 December 1998 06 April 1999 14.4p -
08 June 1998 12 June 1998 01 October 1998 27.64p + 1.36p* = 29p 904.335p
08 December 1997 12 December 1997 16 February 1998 13.16p 761.3p
13 June 1997 01 October 1997 25.2p 645.5p
  17 December 1996 13 February 1997 12.0p 79.1p
  8 June 1996 01 October 1996 19.59p 574.8p
  28 December 1995 16 February 1996 9.27p 591.8p
  16 June 1995 03 October 1995 17.2p + 3.8p** = 21p 586.2p
  3 January 1995 24 February 1995 8.35p 502.0p
  16 June 1994 03 October 1994 15.40p 482.8p
  4 January 1994 06 April 1994 7.67p 587.4p
  17 June 1993 06 August 1993 14.27p 470.99p
  4 January 1993 26 February 1993 7.13p 477.71p
  11 June 1992 01 October 1992 13.13p 433.29p
  3 January 1992 17 February 1992 6.54p -
  22 July 1991 01 October 1991 12.0p -
  28 January 1991 04 March 1991 6.0p -
  23 July 1990 10 October 1990 10.47p -
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