Dividends

First Interim Dividend for FY2017 - Schedule
Dividend per share0.68 cents per ordinary share
Ex-dividend date8 May 2017
Record Date and Time11 May 2017 (5.00 pm)
Payment date23 May 2017

The Group's Dividend Guidance for FY2017 is: "For FY2017, our Directors intend to recommend and distribute dividends of 60% or more of our Group's net profit (excluding our China operation, and exceptional items)". The Dividend Guidance for FY2017 is the same as for FY2016

For the first interim dividend for 1Q2017, the Directors proposed a dividend per share of 0.68 cents per ordinary share, that is equivalent to about 60.6% of the Group's net profit (excluding our China operation, and exceptional items)

The dividend per share was 2.79 cents per share for both FY2015 and FY2016