ROS AGRО PLC (LSE: AGRO) has announced the Board of Director recommendations for interim dividends for the year ending as of 31.12.201919.08.19
The Board of Directors of the Company has recommended to the Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders of the Company to be held on September 13, 2019 to approve distribution of RUB 1 683 841 245.27. The payment of the dividends should be executed in US dollars based on the official exchange rate established by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation on August 16, 2019, which equals to RUB 65.8907 per USD 1. Therefore, the interim dividend payment for the year ending as of 31.12.2019 will be USD 25 555 066.88. Considering that the Company owns 2,166,313 of its own GDRs (5 GDRs represent 1 share), which will be excluded from dividend distribution, the Company will pay USD 0.95 (gross) per share or USD 0.19 (gross) per GDR. The dividend record date is September 13, 2019 (the ex-dividend date is September 12, 2019), the payment date is on or before October 15, 2019. The Board proposes and recommends that the dividend payment is approved and adopted at the upcoming Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company.