An interim dividend of 8.76p per share, for the year ended 31 March 2013, will be paid on 4 April 2013 to shareholders on the register at 1 February 2013.
The Company operates a Scrip Dividend Alternative. The Scrip Dividend Alternative provides shareholders with an opportunity to invest the whole of, or part of, the cash dividend they receive on their Pennon Group Plc shares to buy further shares in the Company without incurring stamp duty or dealing expenses.
The Scrip reference price is calculated by taking the average of the middle market quotations for the Company’s Ordinary shares for the day on which they are quoted ex-dividend and the four subsequent business days.
In respect of the interim dividend for the year ended 31 March 2013, this was the period 30 January 2013 to 5 February 2013 and the Scrip reference price for this interim dividend is 684.5p.
The Scrip Dividend Alternative timetable for the interim dividend for the year ended 31 March 2013 is as follows:
|Ex-dividend date||30 January 2013|
|Record date||1 February 2013|
|Scrip reference price calculation period||30 January 2013 to 5 February 2013|
|Last date for receipt of Scrip elections||11 March 2013|
|Dividend payment/Scrip issue date||4 April 2013|
If you wish to elect for the Scrip Dividend Alternative for the interim dividend you must complete and return your Form of Election/Mandate so as to be received by Capita Registrars no later than 5.00p.m. on 11 March 2013.