HSBC US$0.1 interim dividend payable in July
By Kathryn Chiu , The China Post
May 11, 2014, 12:00 am TWN
HSBC Holdings plc has declared a first interim dividend of US$0.10 per ordinary share for the year ending on Dec. 31, 2014. The dividend will be payable on July 10, 2014 to shareholders.
HSBC Holdings plc declared a first interim dividend of US$0.10 per ordinary share for the year ending Dec. 31, 2014, in accordance with their intention, as set out in the 2013 Annual Report and Accounts, to pay quarterly dividends on the ordinary shares in a pattern of three equal dividends with a variable fourth interim dividend.
The ordinary shares will be quoted ex-dividend in London, Hong Kong, Paris and Bermuda on May 21, 2014. The American Depositary Shares will be quoted ex-dividend in New York on May 21, 2014. The dividend will be payable on July 10, 2014, to holders of record on May 22, 2014, on the Hong Kong Overseas Branch Register and May 23, 2014, on the Principal Register in the United Kingdom or the Bermuda Overseas Branch Register.
The first interim dividend will be payable on July 10, 2014, in cash in U.S. dollars, pounds sterling or Hong Kong dollars, or a combination of these currencies, at the forward exchange rates quoted by HSBC Bank plc in London at or about 11:00 a.m. on June 30, 2014, or as a scrip dividend alternative. Particulars of these arrangements will be mailed to holders of ordinary shares on or about June 5, 2014, and elections will be required to be made by June 26, 2014.