Dividends

The company maintains a progressive dividend policy and has increased annual dividends for each of the last 50 years.

 

AIC Dividend Hero: The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) award for investment companies which have consecutively increased their dividends for 20 years or more.

 

Latest dividend information (Final 2017)
Dividend per share 39.9p
Date announced 25 May 2017
Ex-dividend date 6 July 2017
Record date 7 July 2017
Payment date 3 August 2017

On 25 May 2017, Caledonia announced a special dividend of 100 pence per share. The special dividend has the same ex-dividend, record and payment dates as the final dividend.

 

Dividend history (last 10 years - excluding Special Dividends)
DescriptionDividend
(p per share)
Ex-dividendRecordPayment
Final 2017 39.90 06/07/2017 07/07/2017 03/08/2017
Interim 2017** 14.90 01/12/2016 02/12/2016 05/01/2017**
2nd Interim 2016* 38.30 03/03/2016 04/03/2016 01/04/2016*
Interim 2016* 14.30 03/12/2015 04/12/2015 07/01/2016*
Final 2015* 36.80 09/07/2015 10/07/2015 06/08/2015*
Interim 2015 13.80 11/12/2014 12/12/2014 08/01/2015
Final 2014 35.70 09/07/2014 11/07/2014 07/08/2014
Interim 2014 13.40 11/12/2013 13/12/2013 09/01/2014
Final 2013 34.30 10/07/2013 12/07/2013 08/08/2013
Interim 2013 12.90 12/12/2012 14/12/2012 10/01/2013
Final 2012 31.20 04/07/2012 06/07/2012 09/08/2012
Interim 2012 11.70 07/12/2011 09/12/2011 05/01/2012
Final 2011 26.00 06/07/2011 08/07/2011 11/08/2011
Interim 2011 11.10 01/12/2010 03/12/2010 06/01/2011
2nd Interim 2010 24.70 24/02/2010 26/02/2010 30/03/2010
Interim 2010 10.60 02/12/2009 04/12/2009 07/01/2010
Final 2009 23.50 08/07/2009 10/07/2009 13/08/2009
Interim 2009 10.30 10/12/2008 12/12/2008 08/01/2009
Final 2008 22.60 25/06/2008 27/06/2008 14/08/2008
Interim 2008 9.90 05/12/2007 07/12/2007 08/01/2008
Final 2007 21.60 27/06/2007 29/06/2007 02/08/2007
Interim 2007 9.50 06/12/2006 08/12/2006 09/01/2007

2016 and 2017 Dividends

For its financial year to 31 March 2016, Caledonia paid a second interim dividend on 1 April 2016 in lieu of the final dividend that would normally be paid in August. This was in light of the changes to the personal taxation of dividend income which took effect from 6 April 2016. The tax years for which Caledonia's 2016 and 2017 dividends sould be accounted for are indicated as follows:

** Tax year 2016 - 2017

* Tax year 2015 - 2016