01

Dividends

Dividends
Reporting period Number Declaration date Payment date Amount (cents per share)
June 2019 66 13 August 2019 16 September 2019 505
December 2018 65 11 March 2019 15 April 2019 620
June 2018 64 6 August 2018 17 September 2018 490
December 2017 63 1 March 2018 16 April 2018 595
  • Key dates

    December

    31 Financial year end

    September 2019

    10 Last day to trade
    11 Ex dividend date
    13 Record date
    16 Payment date

    March 2020

    05 Declaration of final dividend
    11 2019 full year results announcement

    April 2020

    14 Last day to trade
    15 Ex dividend date
    17 Record date
    20 Final dividend payment

    June 2020

    04 Annual general meeting

    August 2020

    12 Announcement of the 2020 interim results

    * Please note that these dates are provisional and are subject to change
  • Absa Group ordinary share dividends

    Reporting period Number Declaration date Payment date Amount (cents per share)

    June 2019

    66

    13 August 2019

    16 September 2019

    505

    December 2018

    65

    11 March 2019

    15 April 2019

    620

    June 2018

    64

    1 August 2018

    17 September 2018

    490

    December 2017

    63

    1 March 2018

    16 April 2018

    595

    June 2017

    62

    28 July 2017

    11 Septemebr 2017

    475

    December 2016

    61

    23 February 2017

    10 April 2017

    570

    June 2016

    60

    29 July 2016

    12 Septemebr 2016

    460

    December 2015

    59

    1 March 2016

    11 April 2016

    550

    June 2015

    58

    29 July 2015

    14 Septemebr 2015

    450

    December 2014

    57

    3 March 2015

    20 April 2015

    525

    June 2014

    56

    30 July 2014

    15 Septemebr 2014

    400

    December 2013

    55

    11 February 2014

    7 April 2014

    470

    June 2013 (special)

    1

    30 July 2013

    25 November 2013

    708

    June 2013

    54

    30 July  2013

    16 Septemebr 2013

    350

    December 2012

    53

    12 February 2013

    8 April 2013

    369

    December 2012

    52

    27 July 2012

    10 Septemebr 2012

    315

    December 2011

    51

    10 February 2012

    2 April 2012

    392

    June 2011

    50

    2 August 2011

    29 August 2011

    292

    December 2010

    49

    15 February 2011

    14 March 2011

    230

    June 2010

    48

    5 August 2010

    30 August 2010

    225

    December 2009

    47

    16 February 2010

    15 March 2010

    220

    June 2009

    46

    3 August 2009

    31 August 2009

    225

    December 2008

    45

    9 February 2009

    9 March 2009

    330

    June 2008

    44

    7 August 2008

    1 Septemebr 2008

    265

    December 2007

    43

    19 February 2008

    17 March 2008

    320

    June 2007

    42

    2 August 2007

    3 Septemebr 2007

    240

    December 2006

    41

    20 February 2007

    19 March 2007

    265

    June 2006

    40

    3 August 2006

    4 Septemebr 2006

    208

    December 2005

    39

    21 February 2006

    20 March 2006

    135

    Septemeber 2005

    38

    21 November 2005

    27 December 2005

    160

    March 2005

    37

    9 May 2005

    27 June 2005

    200

  • Absa Bank preference share dividends

    Reporting period Number Declaration date Payment date Cents per share

    June 2019

    27

    13 August 2019

    16 September 2019

    3 595.989

    December 2018

    26

    11 March 2019

    15 April 2019

    3 542.69

    June 2018

    25

    6 Aug 2018

    17 Sep 2018

    3 542.67

    December 2017

    24

    1 Mar 2018

    28 Jul 2018

    3 558.01

    June 2017

    23

    28 Jul 2017

    11 Sep 2017

    3 685.0

    December 2016

    22

    23 Feb 2017

    10 Apr 2017

    3 644,7

    June 2016

    21

    29 Jul 2016

    12 Sep 2016

    3 696,5

    December 2015

    20

    1 Mar 2016

    11 Apr 2016

    3 395,4

    June 2015

    19

    29 Jul 2015

    14 Sep 2015

    3 282,8

    December 2014

    18

    2 Mar 2015

    30 Mar 2015

    3 210,9

    June 2014

    17

    30 Jul 2014

    15 Sep 2015

    3 197,5

    December 2013

    16

    10 Feb 2014

    30 Mar 2014

    2 979,3

    June 2013

    15

    30 Jul 2013

    16 Sep 2013

    2 999,5

    December 2012

    14

    12 Feb 2013

    8 Apr 2013

    2 950,6

    June 2012

    13

    27 Jul 2012

    10 Sep 2012

    3 134,7

    December 2011

    12

    10 Feb 2012

    2 Apr 2012

    2 827,2

    June 2011

    11

    2 Aug 2011

    29 Aug 2011

    2 858,3

    December 2010

    10

    15 Feb 2011

    14 Mar 2011

    2 887,6

    June 2010

    9

    4 Aug 2010

    30 Aug 2010

    3 197,5

    December 2009

    8

    16 Feb 2010

    15 Mar 2010

    3 280,3

02

Share statistics

  • Share price on the JSE

      30 June 31 December
      2019 2018 Change % 2018
    Number of shares in issue1 847 750 679
    847 750 679 - 847 750 679
    Closing 17 600
    15 999
    10
    16 182
    High 18 628
    15 999
    16 20 700
    Low 15 035
    15 460
    (3)
    14 050
    Average 15 989
    17 979
    (11)
    16 842
    Closing price/NAV per share (excluding preference shares) (%) 1.43
    1.37
    4
    1.35
    Price-to-earnings ratio (closing price/headline earnings per share) (%) 8.93 8.53
    5
    8.50
    Volume of shares traded (million) 376.7
    427.4
    (12)
    807.0
    Value of shares traded (Rm) 63 736.7
    77 069.5
    (17)
    136 758.5
    Market capitalisation (Rm) 149 204.0
    135 631.6
    10
    137 183.0
    Annual total return (%) 16.9
    18.7
    (10)
    (5.1)

04

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05

Shareholders

Major ordinary shareholders (%)
Major shareholding split by geography (%)

06

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