Berkeley Group Holdings plc (LON:BKG) has announced that an interim dividend of 9.13 pence per share will be paid on 19 March 2021 to shareholders on the Company’s register of members at close of business on 5 March 2021. The ex-dividend date is 4 March 2021.
The target under the Shareholder Returns Programme for the six months to 31 March 2021 is £140,566,108. The table below sets out how the actual return is being made for this period:
|Aggregate value of shareholder return||£140,566,108|
|Shareholder return satisfied through share buy-backs||£129,336,271|
|Shareholder return to be satisfied as dividends||£11,229,837|
|Number of shares eligible for dividend*||122,940,743|
|Dividend per share now being declared||9.13 pence|
* Excluding shares held in Treasury and by the Employee Benefit Trust
The Directors also announce that the next £140,566,108 shareholder return will be provided by 30 September 2021 through a combination of dividends and share buy-backs. This amount will be increased appropriately in the event that any new shares are issued either from treasury or as newly listed shares. The amount to be paid as a dividend will be announced in August, taking account of any share buy-backs made in the intervening period.
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