888, one of the world's most popular online gaming entertainment and solutions providers, announces that its board of directors has recommended the payment of a final dividend comprising 5.9 cents per share plus an additional one-off 5.6 cents per share.
Together with the interim dividend paid in October 2017, this totals 15.5 cents per share for the year.
Subject to shareholder approval of the final dividend at the Annual General Meeting, to be held on 9 May 2018, the board of directors has approved a record date of 3 April 2018 and a payment date of 11 May 2018. The shares will be quoted ex-dividend on 29 March 2018.
Holders of shares may elect to reinvest their final dividend*. The latest election date is 17 April 2018.
Holders of shares in certificated form and those holders of depositary interests will receive the dividend in pounds sterling. Conversion between the declared USD rate and GBP will take place on 1 May 2018.
* Any holder wishing to participate in the Dividend Reinvestment Plan or wanting to change their
previous election should contact Link Asset Services on 0371 664 0381. Calls cost 12p per minute
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