Dividends

HMS Group intends to invest the majority of any profit to fund its capital requirements to further develop its business.

The Board of Directors of HMS Group at its meeting held on September 23, 2016, approved an updated dividend policy. According to it, as a general rule, the company targets to pay out total dividends in the region of 50% of the “Profit attributable to Shareholders of the Company” for the year, as set out in its IFRS Consolidated Financial Statements, subject to capital constraints such as debt and liquidity position and forecast, and plans to pay out dividends basically twice a year (interim and final).

Dividend is announced per one ordinary share. The company’s securities are traded on the LSE in the form of global depositary receipts (GDRs). Current GDR ratio equals to 5 ordinary shares, then announced dividend should be multiplied by 5.

Dividend history

Period
Dividend per
share, Rub
Dividend per
GDR, Rub
Amount announced,
Rub mn
Record Date
Payment Date
2011 FY
12,80
12,80
1 499,7
18 May 2012
28 Jun 2012
2012 FY
6,82
6,82
799,1
10 Jun 2013
28 Jun 2013
2013 FY
3,41
3,41
399,5
10 Jun 2014
27 Jun 2014
2015 9m
3,25
3,25
380,8
14 Dec 2015
30 Dec 2015
2015 FY
5,12
25,60
599,9
03 Jun 2016
21 Jun 2016
2016 9m
3,41
17,05
399,5
12 Jan 2017
26 Jan 2017
2016 FY
5,12
25,60
600,0
09 Jun 2017
27 Jun 2017
2017 9m
5,12
25,60
600,0
12 Jan 2018
26 Jan 2018