ROS AGRО PLC (LSE: AGRO) has announced the Board of Director recommendations for 2018 full year dividends declaration13.03.19
The Board has recommended to the Annual General Meeting of shareholders to be held on April 26, 2019 to approve distribution of RUB 4 476 263 981.80 as dividends for 2018, which constitutes 35% of total consolidated comprehensive income attributable to shareholders for 2018. Given that the Company has already approved in September distribution of interim dividends for the first half of 2018 in amount of RUB 1 026 425 986.25, the outstanding amount for 2018 is RUB 3 449 837 995.55.
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 March 13, 2019, which equals to RUB 65.7674 per USD 1. Therefore the total dividend payment for the second half of 2018 will be USD 52 455 137.28. The total payout of dividends for the full year 2018 will be USD 68 595 179.52. GDRs, owned by the Company at dividend record date, shall be excluded from dividend distribution. The exact amount of dividend per share/GDR will be fixed at the dividend record date which is 26 April 2019 (the ex-dividend date is 25 April 2019).
The payment of the dividends should be gross.
The payment date is on or before 30 May 2019.
The Board proposes and recommends that the dividend payment is approved and adopted at the upcoming Annual General Meeting of the Company.