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Headline Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rates
Released 16:36 11-Mar-2019
Number 5031S16

RNS Number : 5031S
BHP Group PLC
11 March 2019
 

 

 

Group Governance

11 March 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To:

Australian Securities Exchange

cc:

New York Stock Exchange

 

London Stock Exchange

 

JSE Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rates - 2019 Interim Dividend

 

Name of entities      

BHP Group Limited

BHP Group Plc

 

ABN  49 004 028 077

Registration Number  3196209

 

On 19 February 2019, the Board of BHP determined to pay an interim dividend of 55 US cents per share for the half year ended 31 December 2018. As noted in the dividend determination on 19 February 2019 the currency conversion for Australian cents, British pence and New Zealand cents will be based on the foreign currency exchange rates on the Dividend Reinvestment Election date, 11 March 2019, and for South African cents one week before the Record Date on the JSE Limited, which was 1 March 2019(1). 

The following table sets out the currency exchange rates applicable for the dividend:

 

Dividend 55 US cents       per share

Exchange rate

Dividend per ordinary share in local currency

Australian cents

0.704400

78.080636

British pence

1.301700

42.252439

New Zealand cents

0.680317

80.844665

South African cents(1)

14.105400

775.797000

 

The dividend will be paid on 26 March 2019.

 

 

Geof Stapledon

Company Secretary

 

[1] On 1 March 2019 we announced to the London Stock Exchange and the JSE Limited the currency exchange rate applicable to the dividend payable in South African cents.

 

 

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