Randgold Resources: Timetable for payment of dividend

Randgold Resources: Timetable for payment of dividend  JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 02/03/14 --  Randgold Resources (LSE: RRS) (NASDAQ: GOLD) *T  TSX- GOLD  RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands Reg. No. 62686 LSE Trading Symbol: RRS Nasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLD ('Randgold Resources' or the 'Company')  TIMETABLE FOR PAYMENT OF DIVIDEND  Cape Town, 3 February 2014 - Further to the announcement of Randgold Resources' fourth quarter and year end results for the period ended 31 December 2013 which included a recommendation from the board of directors that (i) an annual dividend of US$ 0.50 net per share be paid subject to the approval of the Company's shareholders at the Company's annual general meeting on Wednesday 6 May 2014, and (ii) subject to the approval of the Company's shareholders at the annual general meeting a scrip dividend alternative be offered in respect of the annual dividend, Randgold Resources confirms the following:  If approved by the Company's shareholders, the dividend will be payable on Friday 30 May 2014. The record date of payment of the dividend will be Friday 14 March 2013. The ex-dividend date will be Wednesday 12 March 2014.  Shareholders who have elected to receive sterling dividends can mandate payments directly to their UK bank of building society by visiting the Investor Centre website at www.investorcentre.co.uk/je or by completing the dividend mandate form which is available on Randgold Resources' website at www.randgoldresources.com and posting it back to the registrars with the instructions set out in the form.  The last date for shareholder currency elections and dividend mandates to be received by the Company will be 30 April 2014. If approved by the Company's shareholders the last date for receipt of elections in respect of the scrip dividend alternative will be 30 April 2014.  RANDGOLD RESOURCES ENQUIRIES:  Chief Executive  Financial Director  Investor & Media Relations Dr Mark Bristow  Graham Shuttleworth Kathy du Plessis +44 788 071 1386 +44 779 771 1338    +44 20 7557 7738 +44 779 775 2288 +44 1534 735 333    randgold@dpapr.com  Website: www.randgoldresources.com  This information is provided by RNS  The company news service from the London Stock Exchange  END          Contacts: RNS Customer Services 0044-207797-4400 rns@londonstockexchange.com http://www.rns.com