The Board of Directors of BME today agreed to distribute to its shareholders on December 29th the second interim dividend against 2016 earnings, to the value of €50 million. The figure represents a gross €0.6 per share, the same as that distributed in December 2015.
On September 16th BME distributed the first interim dividend, for a gross amount of €0.4 per share.
As part of the dividend payment policy followed by BME since 2009, which consists in the distribution of the company’s ordinary dividend in three payments - in May, September and December – BME’s dividend payments in 2017 will be as follows:
Final Dividend year 2016:
5 May 2017
First interim dividend against 2017 earnings:
8 September 2017
Second interim dividend against 2017 earnings:
29 December 2017
BME would like to reiterate the importance that the publication of the shareholder remuneration policy of companies and of any change to it in due time has in the appropriate share price discovery and valuation of derivative instruments.