Guinness Nigeria Plc extends dividend payment date by a week, reschedules AGM

The Board of Directors of Guinness Nigeria Plc has extended the timeline for the payment of its FY 2020 final dividend by a week, from an initial proposed date of 20th of October to 27th of October, 2021.

This is according to a recent notice sent to the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGX) and captioned: ‘’Update on Corporation Actions Announcement,’’ as seen by Nairametrics.

 Key findings from the recent notice revealed that;

  • The proposed amount of N0.46k per share remained the same in both notifications.
  • The qualification date also remained unchanged, retaining the earlier date of 28th of September, 2021.
  • However, the date for the Company’s Annual General Meeting was rescheduled to 26th of October as against an initial date of 19th of October, 2021.

Recall that Guinness Nigeria Plc had earlier earmarked a total sum of N1.01 billion as final dividend to be paid to the shareholders of the company who currently hold the 2,190,382,819 fully paid ordinary shares of the company.

For more information about the recent disclosure, click HERE.


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