Dividend Information

Dividend policy

The Board has adopted a dividend policy based on a 65% payout ratio. It is expected that interim dividends will equate to approximately 40% of the previous year's total ordinary dividend.

Surplus capital accrued will be returned to shareholders periodically.

Dividend information

Pence*201420152016201720182019
Interim dividend0.990.991.331.331.461.50
Final dividend1.641.671.351.612.24 
Ordinary dividends2.632.662.682.943.70 
Special dividends----2.03 
Total dividends2.632.662.682.945.73 
* Historical dividend information restated to reflect share reorganisation on 15 November 2018
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