The Board of Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc has approved the payment of an interim dividend of N214.09 million representing 2 kobo per share on all the outstanding 10,704,500,000 shares of the company for the period ended June 30, 2021.
According to a notice signed by the company’s secretary, Rukevwe Falana and filed with the Nigerian Exchange Group Limited (NGX), the dividends will be paid on the 2nd of September, 2021, to all qualified shareholders whose names appear on the Register of Members as at close of business on Friday, August 13, 2021.
Confirming the recent development, a part of the notice filed with the Exchange read: ‘’ An interim dividend of 2Kobo per ordinary share of 50Kobo subject to appropriate withholding tax will be paid to shareholders whose names appear in the Register of Members as at the close of business on Friday, August 13, 2021’’
To fast track the process, the company also announced that it will close the register of its shareholders from 16th of August to 20th of August, 2021.
To effectively participate in the recent corporate action, shareholders are to fulfill the following requirements;
- Shareholders must have completed e-dividend registration.
- Shareholders must have authorized the company’s registrar (Meristem Registrars and Probate Services Limited) to pay the dividends directly into the respective shareholder’s bank account.
What you should know:
- CHI Plc had earlier reported a profit after tax of N436.5 million for the half year period ended June 30, 2021, indicating an increase of about 47.7% YoY. Earnings per share also printed at 5.4 kobo during the period under review
- CHI Plc is currently trading on the floor of the NGX at 59 kobo/share.