Timetables and share price

Interim dividend for the year ended 31 March 2014

Date Event
22 January 2014 Shares in the company quoted ex-dividend
24 January 2014 Record date for the interim dividend for the year ended 31 March 2014
22 - 28 January 2014 Scrip reference pricing days
29 January 2014 Scrip reference share price confirmed
21 February 2014 Final date receipt of mandates and CREST elections
Final date for withdrawals
21 March 2014 Cash dividend paid
Share certificates posted
First day of dealing in new shares


Scrip reference share price

The scrip reference share price in respect of the proposed interim dividend of 26.0p per share for the year ended 31 March 2014 will be confirmed on 29 January 2014.


Final dividend for the year ended 31 March 2013

Date Event
31 July 2013 Shares in the company quoted ex-dividend
2 August 2013 Record date for the final dividend for the year ended 31 March 2013
31 July - 6 August 2013 Scrip reference pricing days
7 August 2013 Scrip reference share price confirmed
30 August 2013 Final date receipt of mandates and CREST elections
Final date for withdrawals
27 September 2013 Cash dividend paid
Share certificates posted
First day of dealing in new shares


Scrip reference share price
The scrip reference share price in respect of the proposed final dividend of 59.0p per share for the year ended 31 March 2013 is confirmed as 1,575 pence per share.


Interim dividend for the year ended 31 March 2013

Date Event
23 January 2013 Shares in the company quoted ex-dividend
25 January 2013 Record date for the interim dividend for the year ended 31 March 2013
23 - 29 January 2013 Scrip reference pricing days
30 January 2013 Scrip reference share price confirmed
22 February 2013 Final date receipt of mandates and CREST elections
Final date for withdrawals
22 March 2013 Cash dividend paid
Share certificates posted
First day of dealing in new shares


Scrip reference share price
The scrip reference share price in respect of the proposed interim dividend of 25.2p per share for the year ended 31 March 2013 is confirmed as 1,393 pence per share.