In February 2017 Coats returned to the UK dividend list, following the pensions settlement agreement with the Trustees of the UK Coats and the Brunel pension schemes and the cessation of regulatory action by the UK Pensions Regulator (TPR) related to those schemes.
Year ended 31 December 2018
The Board has declared an ordinary interim dividend per share of 0.50c, which reflects 14% year-on-year growth (2017: 0.44c). This will be paid on 16 November (payment date) to shareholders on the register on 26 October (record date), with an ex-date of 25 October.
The proposed full year dividend for 2018 will be announced in March 2019 alongside the Full Year 2018 results.
Year ended 31 December 2017
A final dividend of 1.00c per share was paid on 29 May 2018 to shareholders on the register on 4 May 2018 (record date), with an ex-dividend date of 3 May 2018. This gave a total dividend per share for the year of 1.44c.
Year ending 31 December 2016
A final dividend of 0.84 US cents per share was paid on 30 May 2017 to shareholders on the register on 5 May (record date), with an ex-dividend date of 4 May.
Shareholders have the option to have the dividend paid in either US dollars, Australian dollars, or New Zealand dollars. If no election is received to indicate the preferred payment currency, the default payment currency of the dividend will be Sterling. Shareholders wishing to change their dividend payment currency should contact our registrars, Computershare, at the contact details below.
Shareholder contact details
Computershare Investor Services PLC
Tel: 0370 707 1022
Fax: 0370 703 6143