Shares and Dividends

Latest share data for Investec plc and Investec Ltd

 

Ordinary Shares

On 4 September 2006 the group implemented a 5:1 share split of Investec plc and Investec Limited shares. At that date there were 602.7 million shares in issue compared to 120.5 million previously.

Preference Shares

On 4 September 2006 the group implemented a 5:1 share split of Investec plc and Investec Limited shares.
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Shareholder Analysis

The tables on the link below indicate the largest shareholders of Investec plc and Investec Limited.
**In November 2003, Investec Limited implemented an empowerment transaction in which empowerment partners, a broad-based development trust and an employee trust collectively acquired 25.1% of the issued share capital of Investec Limited.

Dividend History

Investec intends to maintain a dividend cover of between 1.7 and 3.5 times based on earnings per share before goodwill impairment and non-operating items and after taking into account earnings attributable to perpetual preference shareholders, denominated in Pounds Sterling. Interim and final dividends will be declared and proposed in accordance with the above policy.
**Please note that the current shares in issue reflect the TOTAL shares in issue for the combined group, i.e. Investec Limited and Investec plc. For market capitalisation purposes, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange includes the full 908.2 million shares in issue whereas the London Stock Exchange includes only the Investec plc shares in issue, i.e. 616.9 million.