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Dividend Policy

The Board has adopted a progressive dividend policy aligned to the free cash generation of the Group and the investment required to deliver sustainable growth in revenues and profits. 

Dividend History

Year Record Date Ex-dividend date Payment date Dividend p/share
2016 04-Nov-16 03-Nov-16 25-Nov-16 2.1
2015 13-May-16 12-May-16 10-June-16 3.15
2015 02-Oct-15 01-Oct-15 30-Nov-2015 2.0
2014 08-May-15 06-May-15 04-Jun-15 3.0
2008 03-Oct-08 01-Oct-08 31-Oct-08 3.2
2007 09-May-08 07-May-08 06-June-08 15.5
  05-Oct-07 03-Oct-07 30-Oct-07 6.4
2006 05-May-07 02-May-07 08-June-07 15.5
  06-Oct-06 04-Oct-06 31-Oct-06 6.4
2005 05-May-06 03-May-06 9-June-06 15.5
  07-Oct-05 05-Oct-05 01-Nov-05 6.4
2004 06-May-05 04-May-05 10-June-05 14.30
  08-Oct-04 06-Oct-04 01-Nov-04 5.90
2003 07-May-04 05-May-04 07-June-04 12.80
  03-Oct-03 01-Oct-03 31-Oct-03 5.30
2002 09-May-03 07-May-03 04-June-03 12.30
  04-Oct-02 02-Oct-02 31-Oct-02 5.30
2001 03-May-02 01-May-02 05-June-02 12.30
  05-Oct-01 03-Oct-01 31-Oct-01 5.5
2000 04-May-01 02-May-01 31-May-01 12.30
  29-Sep-00 25-Sep-00 27-Oct-00 5.30
1999 02-May-00 25-April-00 31-May-00 11.20
  20-Aug-99 16-Aug-99 29-Oct-99 4.80
1998 12-Mar-99 8-Mar-99 7-May-99 10.10
  02-Oct-98 28-Sep-98 30-Oct-98 4.40
1997 03-Apr-98 30-Mar-98 01-May-98 9.2
  03-Oct-97 29-Sep-97 31-Oct-97 4.0