The Hargreaves Lansdown Board has declared a 9% rise in the interim dividend to 11.2 pence per share. The Board remains committed to paying special dividends when sufficient excess cash and capital exist after taking account of the Group's growth, investment and regulatory capital requirements at the time.
Other financial highlights include:
Net new business of £2.3 billion.
Assets under administration up 22% since 31 December 2018 to £105.2 billion.
1,274,000 active clients, an increase of 50,000 since 30 June 2019.
Profit before tax increase of 12% to £171.1 million.