Westpac Banking. (60IP) - Dividend Declaration
RNS Number : 3389Q
Westpac Banking Corporation
05 November 2012
WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION
2012 FINAL ORDINARY DIVIDEND
Amount and payment date
The Board of Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac) today announced in its full
year 2012 results announcement that it has determined to pay a final dividend
for the year ended 30 September 2012 of 84 cents per fully paid ordinary share
on 20 December 2012.
The dividend will be 100% franked with Australian franking credits.
Attached to the 2012 final dividend will be New Zealand imputation credits of
NZD 0.08 per ordinary share.
The dividend will be paid to all holders of Westpac ordinary shares who are
registered on the share register at 5:00 pm (Sydney time) on 15 November 2012
(5:00 pm on 14 November 2012 in New York).
The ex-dividend date is 9 November 2012.
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
The Westpac Board has determined that the DRP will operate as follows for the
2012 final dividend:
· The Market Price at which shares are issued under the DRP will not
include a discount.
· The pricing period for setting the Market Price will be the 10 trading
days commencing 19 November 2012.
The DRP discount and price terms are reviewed prior to each dividend payment
and the DRP terms that will apply to future dividends will be announced to the
ASX at the relevant times.
The DRP terms that apply to this dividend, and a complete copy of the DRP
terms an conditions, can be found within the Shareholder Information section
of Westpac's website at www.westpac.com.au/investorcentre.
If shareholders wish to participate in the DRP for the upcoming dividend, or
to change their level of participation, they must complete a DRP application
or variation form and return it to Westpac's share Registrar, Link Market
Services, by no later than 5 pm (Sydney time) on 15 November 2012.
5 November 2012
This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
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