The RWS Board recommends a final dividend of 7.25 per share which, together with the interim dividend of 1.75p per share, will result in a total dividend for the year ended 30 September 2020 of 9.00p per share, an increase of 2.9% compared to 2019. Subject to shareholder approval at the next AGM, the final dividend will be paid on 19 February 2021, to shareholders on the register as at 22 January 2021.
Other financial highlights include:
Good growth across Life Sciences and Moravia divisions in spite of the global Covid-19 pandemic
Successful integration of the two acquisitions made in the year, Iconic Translation Machines and Webdunia
Acquisition of SDL completed post period end, creating the world's leading provider of language services and language technology