The Mondi plc Board has recommended an increase in the final 2021 dividend to 45.00 euro cents per share. The final dividend, together with the interim dividend, amount to a total dividend for the year of 65.00 euro cents per share, an increase of 8% on the 2020 total dividend.
Other financial highlights include:
- Underlying EBITDA of €1,503 million, up €150 million year-on-year (11%), with second half up 29%
- Profit before tax of €983 million, up 28%
- Basic underlying earnings per share of 154.0 euro cents, up 19%
- ROCE up at 16.9%