RNS Number : 1617L
JD Sports Fashion Plc
06 January 2009
6th January 2009
JD Sports Fashion Plc ('JD')
Scrip Dividend Alternative for the Interim Dividend for the year ended 31 January 2009
The Board of JD announces that it has approved elections for scrip dividends in respect of 27,619,266 JD ordinary shares (57.2 per cent. of the issued share capital) and as a result, the Board of JD has approved the issue and allotment of 398,224 new JD shares (0.83 per cent. of the issued share capital) at 215p per share. These shares will rank pari passu with all existing shares.
Application will be made for admission of the 398,224 new JD shares to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and dealings are expected to commence on 9 January 2009.
The JD shares referred to above are JD ordinary shares of 5p each and the total number of shares in issue following the above will be 48,661,658 with each ordinary share carrying the right to one vote. There are no shares held in treasury.
The total number of voting rights in JD will therefore be 48,661,658.
JD Sports Fashion Plc: Tel: 0161 767 1000
Peter Cowgill, Executive Chairman
Brian Small, Finance Director
Hogarth Partnership Limited: Tel: 020 7357 9477
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