HELLENIC PETROLEUM S.A. hereby announces, in accordance with article 22.214.171.124 of the ASE Rulebook, that the Company's Board of Directors decided during its meeting, that took place on 05.11.2019, to distribute a gross amount of euro 76,408,796 or euro 0.25 per share, as interim dividend for the financial year 2019.
The interim dividend of the amount of euro 0.25 per share is subject to 10% withholding tax, in accordance with the provisions currently in force, therefore, the net payable to shareholders amounts to euro 0.225 per share.
The Company's Board of Director decided that the shares will trade ex-dividend on 07.01.2020; while 08.01.2020 was defined as the date of determination of the interim dividend, beneficiaries (record date). Interim dividend payment will take place on 14.01.2020.
The payment of the interim dividend will be conducted through National Bank of Greece S.A., as follows:
- Through the Dematerialized Securities System (DSS/SAT) operators, to beneficiary shareholders that have authorized their operators to receive payment.
- Through the network of the National Bank of Greece for all other beneficiary shareholders.
In order to collect the interim dividend through the paying bank’s network, beneficiary shareholders must produce the following:
- Valid ID
- Printout of DSS/SAT account information
Payment to a third party can only take place if there is an authorization stating the full personal information of both the beneficiary shareholder as well as the authorized person, verified for the authenticity of signature by a competent state authority.
The right to collect the interim dividend disperses if not collected, within a period of five (5) years from the end of the year that the corresponding right was established (Civil Code article 250, par. 15). Following such term, any relevant amount shall be remitted to the Hellenic Republic.
For additional information, shareholders may refer to the Shareholders Registry Department of HELLENIC PETROLEUM SA, Chimarras Str. 8A, Maroussi, (tel. +302106302979, +302106302980, fax: +302106302986, +302106302987).