Billionaire Yevtushenkov's Bashneft to Pay $594 Million Dividend for 2009

OAO Bashneft, the oil arm of billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov’s AFK Sistema’s holding company, plans to pay $593 million in dividends for last year.

Bashneft’s board recommended shareholders approve paying out 109.65 rubles ($3.49) for each common and preferred share, the company said in a regulatory filing today. Bashneft has 170.2 million shares outstanding, according to Bloomberg data.

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