NWF Group plc announces an interim dividend of 1.0p per share
The NWF Group Board has approved an interim dividend per share of 1.0p (H1 2018: 1.0p). This will be paid on 6 May 2020 to shareholders on the register as at 20 March 2020. The shares will trade ex-dividend on 19 March 2020. The Group has a progressive dividend policy and has increased the annual dividend by approximately 5% in each of the last five years.
Other financial highlights include:
Revenue growth with increased activity levels in all divisions.
Two Fuels acquisitions completed during the period in line with their strategy, with one further acquisition completed post period end, adding 115 million litres per annum in aggregate.
New 240,000 ft warehouse secured which will significantly expand the Food division, to support continued organic growth and a new five year contract with a major Food customer.
Board's full year trading expectations remain unchanged.
Target Healthcare announce a second interim dividend of 1.67 pence per share declared for the year ending 30 June 2020, representing an increase of 1.5% on the 2019 quarterly dividends. On an annualised basis, this reflects a payment of 6.68 pence per share and a dividend yield of 5.5% based on the closing share price of 122.5 pence on 5 February 2020.Read more
The Beazley board announces a second interim dividend of 8.2p per ordinary share, in line with their strategy of delivering 5-10% dividend growth. Together with the first interim dividend of 4.1p this takes the total dividends declared for 2019 to 12.3p per ordinary share (2018: first interim dividend of 3.9p plus a second interim dividend of 7.8p, totalling 11.7p).Read more
The Ashmore plc Board intends to pay a progressive ordinary dividend over time, taking into consideration factors such as the prospects for the Group's earnings, demands on the Group's financial resources, and the markets in which the Group operates.Read more
Redrow have declared an interim dividend of 10.5p, up 5% on the previous year. A dividend of £72m was paid in the six months to 31 December 2019 (six months to 31 December 2018: £70m).Read more
The Smurfit Kappa Board is recommending a final dividend of 80.9 cent per share, a 12% increase year-on-year. It is proposed to pay the final dividend on 15 May 2020 to shareholders registered at the close of business on 17 April 2020.Read more
Barratt Developments have a defined dividend policy with the Group paying an ordinary dividend cover of 2.5 times. They have previously announced that when market conditions allow, ordinary dividends will be supplemented with special returns. As previously announced the Board intends to pay a special return of £175m in November 2020. Demonstrating the Board's confidence in the business going forward, it now proposes to pay a further special return of £175m in November 2021.Read more
The GCP Student Living Board has announced a first interim dividend of 1.58 pence per ordinary share, in respect of the quarter ended 31 December 2019. The dividend will be paid on 9 March 2020 to ordinary shareholders on the register at 14 February 2020. The dividend will be paid as 1.42 pence per ordinary share as a REIT property income distribution ("PID") in respect of the Group's tax-exempt property rental business and 0.16 pence per ordinary share as an ordinary UK dividend ("non-PID").Read more
The St. Modwen Properties dividend policy is aligned to cash profitability and they intend to pay a dividend equivalent to c. 50% of adjusted EPRA EPS per year. Reflecting this, they will pay a final dividend of 5.1 pence per share, to be paid on 3 April 2020 to shareholders on the register as at 6 March 2020. This brings the total dividend for the year to 8.7 pence, marking an increase of 22.5% versus last year (2018: 7.1 pence).NAV per share up 3.0% to 484.2 pence (2018: 470.2 pence) despite 7.8 pence exceptional provision.Read more
Micro Focus proposes a final dividend of 58.33 cents, taking total dividend per share to 116.66 cents for the period. The Group's dividend policy remains unchanged at two times covered by the adjusted earnings of the company, of which one third will be paid as interim and two thirds as final.Read more
BP today announced a quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents per ordinary share ($0.63 per ADS), which is expected to be paid on 27 March 2020. The corresponding amount in sterling will be announced on 16 March 2020.Read more