Shareholders are advised that the board of directors of the company has, on Wednesday,
21 February 2018, resolved to declare an interim gross cash dividend for the six month period to 31 December 2017 of R68.343 million, which equates to 63.0 cents per share for each of the 108 480 926 shares in issue, subject to the applicable tax levied in terms of the Income Tax Act (Act No. 58 of 1962 amended) (“dividend withholding tax”) of 20%.
The dividend has been declared from income reserves. The net dividend is 50.4 cents per share for shareholders liable to pay dividend withholding tax. The company’s income tax reference number is 9695015033. The company has 108 480 926 shares in issue at the date of declaration.
In accordance with the provisions of Strate, the electronic settlement and custody system used by the JSE Limited, the relevant dates for the dividend are as follows:
|Last day to trade ‘cum dividend’||Monday, 26 March 2018|
|Shares commence trading ‘ex dividend’||Tuesday, 27 March 2018|
|Record date||Thursday, 29 March 2018|
|Payment date||Tuesday, 03 April 2018|
Those shareholders of the company who are recorded in the company’s register as at the record date will be entitled to the dividend.
Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Tuesday, 27 March 2018 and Thursday, 29 March 2018, both days inclusive.
For and on behalf of the board
A AMBOR (Executive Chairman)
P VAN TONDER (Group Chief Executive Officer)
22 February 2018