Dividend Announcement

Declaration of final dividend no 60

Notice is hereby given that the Board has declared an interim gross cash dividend (‘the dividend’) for the six months ended 31 December 2019 of 8.25 cents per ordinary share (December 2018: 6 cents per ordinary share). 

The dividend is payable to shareholders recorded in the register of the Company at close of business on Friday, 3 April 2020.

The current local Dividend Withholding Tax (‘DWT’) rate is 20%. The gross local dividend amount is 8.25 cents per share for shareholders exempt from paying DWT whilst the net local dividend payable is 6.6 cents per share for shareholders liable to pay DWT. The issued share capital of Putprop is 43 897 279 (2019: 43 897 279) shares.

Putprop’s income tax reference number is 9100097717. This dividend is payable from income reserves.

The salient dates relating to the dividend are as follows:

Declaration date

Wednesday, 4 March 2020

Last date to trade to participate

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Trading commences ex dividend

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Shares trade ex-dividend

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Record date

Friday, 3 April 2020

Date of payment

Monday, 6 April 2020

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Wednesday, 1 April 2020 and Friday, 3 April 2020, both days inclusive.

On behalf of the Board

BC Carleo                                           JE Smith

Chief Executive Officer                    Chief Financial Officer

4 March 2020