Dividend history

This section contains details of historic dividend payments. If you have a specific query relating to your dividend payment, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions or contact our registrars.

For information on the forthcoming payment dates please see our Financial calendar.

Dividend payment date Interim /Final Cash dividend paid per share (pence) Tax credit per share (pence) Dividend plus tax credit
per share (pence)
1 Feb 2016 Interim (Special)
60.0 6.67 66.67
4 Jan 2016 Interim 53.0 5.89 58.89
2 Nov 2015 Interim (Special) 60.0 6.67  66.67
3 Aug 2015 Final 100.0 11.11 111.11
3 Aug 2015 Interim (Special)  60.0  6.67 66.67
1 May 2015  Interim (Special) 60.0 6.67 66.67
2 Feb 2015 Interim (Special) 50.0 5.56 55.56
2 Jan 2015 Interim 50.0 5.56 55.56
1 Aug 2014 Final 93.0 10.33 103.33
1 Aug 2014 Interim (Special) 50.0 5.56 55.56
1 May 2014 Interim (Special) 50.0 5.56 55.56
3 Feb 2014 Interim (Special) 50.0 5.56 55.56
2 Jan 2014 Interim 36.0 4.00 40.00
1 Aug 2013 Final  74.0 8.22  82.22
2 Jan 2013 Interim 31.0 3.44  34.44
1 Aug 2012 Final 62.5 6.94 69.44
3 Jan 2012 Interim 27.5 3.06 30.56
1 Jul 2011 Final 53.0 5.89 58.89
4 Jan 2011 Interim 25.0 2.78 27.78
1 Jul 2010 Final 47.0 5.22 52.22
4 Jan 2010 Interim 19.0 2.11 21.11
1 Jul 2009 Final 37.0 4.11 41.11
5 Jan 2009 Interim 18.0 2.00 20.00
1 Jul 2008 Final 37.0 4.11 41.11
2 Jan 2008 Interim 18.0 2.00 20.00
2 Jul 2007 Final 33.5 3.72 37.22
2 Jan 2007 Interim 15.5 1.72 17.22
3 Jul 2006 Final 30.0 3.33 33.33
3 Jan 2006 Interim 14.0 1.56 15.56
1 Jul 2005 Final 28.0 3.11 31.11
4 Jan 2005 Interim 13.0 1.44 14.44
1 Jul 2004 Final 24.0 2.67 26.67
2 Jan 2004 Interim 11.0 1.22 12.22
1 Jul 2003 Final 21.0 2.33 23.33
2 Jan 2003 Interim 10.0 1.11 11.11
1 Jul 2002 Final 18.5 2.06 20.56
2 Jan 2002 Interim 9.0 1.00 10.00
1 Jul 2001 Final 16.0 1.78 17.78
2 Jan 2001 Interim 8.0 0.89 8.89
4 Jul 2000 Final 14.0 1.56 15.56
1 Jan 2000 Interim 7.0 0.78 7.78