Dividends


Ordinary and ADR share owners have received the following dividends in respect of each financial year.

Ordinary
Ordinary share owners have received the following dividends in respect of each financial year:

In £ sterling 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Interim 1 10.56p* 8.80p 7.46p 5.97p 5.19p 5.19p 4.32p 3.60p 3.00p 2.50p
Final 2 23.65p* 19.71p 17.14p 11.82p 10.28p 10.28p 9.13p 7.61p 6.34p 5.28p
Total 34.21p 28.51p 24.60p 17.79p 15.47p 15.47p 13.45p 11.21p 9.34p 7.78p

* The record date for the 2013 final dividend is 6 June 2014, payable on 7 July 2014.

ADR
Dividends per ADR, including UK tax refunds but before US tax credits, in respect of each financial year are set out below:

In US dollars3 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Interim 1 82.61¢* 69.75¢ 59.80¢ 46.15¢ 40.66¢ 48.07¢ 43.24¢ 33.18¢ 27.28¢ 22.91¢
Final 2
185.01¢ 156.22¢ 137.39¢ 91.37¢ 80.53¢ 95.21¢ 91.39¢ 70.13¢ 57.66¢ 48.29¢
Total 267.62¢
225.97¢ 197.19¢ 137.52¢ 121.18¢ 143.28¢ 134.63¢ 103.31¢ 84.94¢ 71.29¢


Notes
1 Prior to 2013, first interim dividend.
Prior to 2013, second interim dividend.
3 These figures have been translated for convenience purposes only, using the approximate average rate for the year shown on page 200. This conversion should not be construed as a representation that the pound sterling amounts actually represent, or could be converted into, US dollars at the rates indicated.


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