The board of directors of the Russian gold producer Polyus plans to recommend paying $462 million in dividends for July-December 2019, the company said in a statement on February 11.
“Based on the current number of shares, the expected amount of dividends is $3.5 per common share. The amount of dividend payments for the entire 2019 is thus $804 million,” the company said.
Polyus earlier paid 162.98 rubles per share in dividends for January-June 2019; 131.11 rubles per share in dividends for January-June 2018 and 147.12 rubles per share in final dividends for the year.
Tycoon Said Kerimov holds 82.44% in Polyus. (Prime/Ukrainian metal)