AngloGold Ashanti closes register for final dividend payment
AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA) has announced the payment of a final dividend of 257.60 South African cents for the financial year ended December 31, 2022.
The amount is less 15 per cent of the gross of 322 South African cents.
A statement released by the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) said the “dividend will be converted on Tuesday, March 14, 2023.
All shareholders registered in the books of AGA at the close of business on Friday, March 17, 2023, will qualify for the final dividend.”
The statement said the Register of shareholders will be closed from Monday, March 20, 2023, to Tuesday, March 21, 2023, both dates inclusive.
“In view of the foregoing, the ex-dividend date has been set as Wednesday, March 15,2023. Consequently, an investor purchasing AGA shares before this date will be entitled to the final dividend,” it said.
It noted, however that, an investor buying AGA shares on or after Wednesday, March 15, 2023 will not be entitled to the final dividend adding that:”The final dividend will be paid on Friday March 31, 2023.”