In a Press Release issued on 26th Feb. 2013, Standard Chartered Bank, which is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange announced the following about their dividend payment on their preference shares. (SCB Pref. :GSE);
Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) has announced a dividend of GH¢0.0672 per preference share in respect of the dividend period 30th September, 2012 to 28th March, 2013.
All preference shareholders registered in the books of SCB at the close of business on Wednesday, 13th March, 2013 will qualify for the dividend.
Closure of Register
The Register of preference shareholders will be closed on Thursday, 14th March, 2013.
The ex-dividend date has been set as Monday, 11th March, 2013. Consequently, an investor purchasing SCB preference shares before this date will be entitled to the dividend. However, an investor buying SCB preference shares on or after Monday, 11th March, 2013will not be entitled to the dividend.
Dividend Payment Date
The dividend of GH¢0.0672 per preference share will be paid on Thursday, 28th March, 2013.