For the six months ended 31 December 2020 notice is hereby given that a gross interim ordinary dividend in the amount of 83,00 cents per ordinary share has been declared by the board of Imperial, payable to the holders of the 202 074 388 ordinary shares. The dividend will be paid out of income reserves.
The ordinary dividend will be subject to a local dividend tax rate of 20%. The net ordinary dividend, to those shareholders who are not exempt from paying dividend tax, is therefore 66,40000 cents per share.
The company has determined the following salient dates for the payment of the ordinary dividend:
|Declaration date||Tuesday, 23 February|
|Last day for ordinary shares to trade cum ordinary dividend||Tuesday, 16 March|
|Ordinary shares commence trading ex-ordinary dividend||Wednesday, 17 March|
|Record date||Friday, 19 March|
|Payment date||Tuesday, 23 March|
The company's income tax number is 9825178719.
Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Wednesday, 17 March 2021 and Friday, 19 March 2021, both days inclusive.
Acting Group Company Secretary
23 February 2021
Certain information presented in this results announcement constitutes alternate financial measures which are presented for illustrative purposes only. The responsibility for preparing and presenting the alternate financial measures and for the completeness and accuracy thereof is that of the directors of Imperial. Because of its nature, the alternate financial measures may not fairly present Imperial’s financial position, changes in equity, and results of operations or cash flows. The alternate financial measures and any forecast financial information contained in this results announcement is based on information available at the time of publication and has not been audited or reviewed or otherwise reported on by the external auditors of Imperial.