Dividend Information

Release date Dividend increase Historic value
Half Year 2016 Total dividend increased 16.7 % to 3.5p per share (2015: 3.00p)*
* On 27 June 2016 the Company's shares were split into 3 ordinary shares of 25/48p each for each ordinary share of 1.5625p. The 2015 interim dividend of 9.00p per share has been reinstated to reflect the share-split.
Full Year 2015 Total dividend increased 21.3 % to 11.75p per share (2014: 9.69p)
Half Year 2015 Total dividend increased 15.2 % to 9.0p per share (2014: 7.81p)
Full Year 2014 Total dividend increased 10.1 % to 9.69p per share (2013: 8.80p)
Half Year 2014 Total dividend increased 10.0 % to 7.81p per share (2013: 7.10p)
Full Year 2013 Total dividend increased 11.4% to 8.80p per share (2012: 7.90p)
Half Year 2013 Total dividend increased 7.6% to 7.10p per share (2012: 6.60p)
Full Year 2012 Total dividend increased 16.2% to 7.90p per share (2011: 6.80p)
Half Year 2012 Total dividend increased 20.0% to 6.60p per share (2011: 5.50p)
Full Year 2011 Total dividend increased 19.3% to 6.80p per share (2010: 5.70p)
Half year 2011 Total dividend increased 22.2% to 5.50p per share (2010: 4.50p)
Full Year 2010 Total dividend increased 34.1% to 5.70p per share (2009: 4.25p)

For historic payments, please see our Dividend History