Third quarter interim dividend for 2015
On 27 October 2015, the Directors of BP p.l.c. announced that the interim dividend for the third quarter 2015 would be US$0.10 per ordinary share (US$0.60 per ADS). This interim dividend is to be paid on 18 December 2015 to shareholders on the share register on 6 November 2015. The dividend is payable in cash in sterling to holders of ordinary shares and in US dollars to holders of ADSs. A scrip dividend alternative will be made available for this dividend allowing shareholders to elect to receive their dividend in the form of new ordinary shares and ADS holders in the form of new ADSs.
The ‘Reference Share Price’ for the issue of new ordinary shares under the scrip dividend alternative is: US$5.817 for each new ordinary share. For holders of ordinary shares this is equivalent to 1 new share for approximately every 58.17 shares held prior to the ex-dividend date of 5 November 2015. . ….