At the Board meeting on 19 July 2019, the directors approved a gross interim cash dividend of 3,079 cents per share on the ordinary shares from profits accrued during the period ended 30 June 2019. The dividend has been declared from income reserves.
The dividend will be subject to a dividend withholding tax of 20% for all shareholders who are not exempt from or do not qualify for a reduced rate of withholding tax. The net dividend payable to shareholders after withholding tax at a rate of 20% amounts to 2,463.20000 cents per share.
The issued share capital at the declaration date is 322,085,974 ordinary shares.
The salient dates are as follows:
Declaration date: Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Last day for trading in order to participate in the interim dividend (and change of address or dividend instructions): Tuesday, 13 August 2019
Trading ex-dividend commences: Wednesday, 14 August 2019
Record date: Friday, 16 August 2019
Dividend payment date: Monday, 19 August 2019
Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Wednesday, 14 August 2019 and Friday, 16 August 2019, both days inclusive.
By order of the Board