WHL - Woolworths Holdings Limited - Cash dividend declaration
Woolworths Holdings Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Registration number 1929/001986/06
Income tax number 9300/149/71/4
Share code: WHL
CASH DIVIDEND DECLARATION
Notice is hereby given that the directors have declared an interim cash
dividend of 75.0 cents (63.75 cents net of dividend withholding tax) per
ordinary share for the twenty six weeks ended 25 December 2011. The
dividend has been declared from income reserves. The company has no
secondary tax on companies credits available. The dividend withholding tax
rate is 15%.
The issued share capital at the declaration date is 835 378 333 ordinary
shares and 89 400 000 preference shares.
The salient dates for the dividend will be as follows:
Last day of trade to receive a dividend (cum) Thursday, 19 April
Shares commence trading "ex" dividend Friday, 20 April
Record date Thursday, 26 April
Payment date Monday, 30 April
Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between
Friday 20 April 2012 and Thursday 26 April 2012, both days inclusive.
In accordance with the company's memorandum of incorporation, dividends
amounting to less than R5.00 due to any one holder of the company's ordinary
shares held in certificated form will not be paid, unless otherwise
requested in writing, but will be aggregated with other such amounts and be
donated to a charity nominated by the directors.
An interim cash dividend of 36.0 cents (30.6 cents net of dividend
withholding tax) per preference share for the twenty six weeks ended 25
December 2011 will be paid to the beneficiaries of Woolworths Employee Share
Ownership Scheme on Monday 30 April 2012.
2 April 2012
RAND MERCHANT BANK (a division of FirstRand Bank Limited)
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