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Wednesday 07 August, 2019

BHP Group PLC

Notice of 2019 Final Dividend and AGM Dates

RNS Number : 2862I
BHP Group PLC
07 August 2019
 

 

 

 7 August 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

To:

Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)

cc:

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

 

London Stock Exchange (LSE)

 

JSE Limited (JSE)

 

 

 

 

 

Notice of Dividend and AGM Dates

 

Name of entities      

BHP Group Limited

BHP Group Plc

 

ABN  49 004 028 077

REG NO  3196209

 

The proposed dates(1) for the 2019 Final Dividend of BHP Group Limited and BHP Group Plc are set out below. BHP's Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP) will operate in respect of the FY2019 Final Dividend. Full terms and conditions of the DRP and details about how to participate can be found at bhp.com.

 

2019 Final Dividend

 

Preliminary Results Announcement and Dividend Determination

 

       20 August 2019

Announcement of currency conversion into RAND

 

30 August  2019

Last day to trade cum dividend on JSE

 

   3 September 2019

Ex-Dividend Date (JSE)

 

  4 September 2019

Ex-Dividend Date (ASX, LSE and NYSE(2))

 

 5 September 2019

Record Date     

 

                 6 September 2019

DRP and Currency Election date (including announcement of currency conversion for ASX and LSE)

 

9 September 2019

Payment Date

 

25 September  2019

DRP Allocation Date (ASX and LSE) within ten business days after the payment date

9 October 2019

DRP Allocation Date (JSE), subject to the purchase of shares by the Transfer Secretaries in the open market, CSDP accounts credited/updated on or about(3)

9 October 2019

 

BHP Group Plc shareholders registered on the South African section of the register will not be able to dematerialise or rematerialise their shareholdings between the dates of 4 September and 6 September 2019 (inclusive), and transfers between the UK register and the South African register will not be permitted between the dates of 30 August and 6 September 2019 (inclusive).

 

Any eligible shareholder who wishes to participate in the DRP, or to vary a participation election should do so in accordance with the timetable above, or, in the case of shareholdings on the South African branch register of BHP Group Plc, in accordance with the instructions of your CSDP. The DRP Allocation Price will be calculated in each jurisdiction as an average of the price paid for each share actually purchased to satisfy DRP elections. The Allocation Price applicable to each stock exchange will made available at bhp.com/DRP(4).  

 

 

2019 Annual General Meetings (AGM)

 

The 2019 AGM of BHP Group Plc will be held in London on Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 11.00 am (London time).

 

The 2019 AGM of BHP Group Limited will be held in Sydney on Thursday, 7 November 2019 at 10.00am (Sydney time).

 

 

 

 

Rachel Agnew

Company Secretary

 

 

 

1) Dates are subject to change.

2) BHP Group Limited and BHP Group Plc shares are listed in the form of American Depositary Shares (ADSs) and traded as American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) on the NYSE. Each ADS represents two ordinary shares.

3) Computershare Investor Services (Pty) Limited as the Transfer Secretary will notify Strate and CSDPs when the price and allocation date is known.

4) In the case of BHP Group Limited, the allocation price will also be released via the ASX using Appendix 3A.1 in accordance with ASX requirements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

BHP Group Limited ABN 49 004 028 077                                                     BHP Group Plc Registration number 3196209

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Registered in Australia                                                                                    Registered in England and Wales
Registered Office: Level 18, 171
 Collins Street                                              Registered Office: Nova South, 160 Victoria Street

Melbourne Victoria 3000 Australia                                                                  London SW1E 5LB United Kingdom

Tel +61 1300 55 4757 Fax +61 3 9609 3015                                                  Tel +44 20 7802 4000 Fax +44 20 7802 4111
                    
                                                                           The BHP Group is headquartered in Australia

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