RNS Number : 2862I
BHP Group PLC
07 August 2019
7 August 2019
To: Australian Securities Exchange cc: New York Stock Exchange
London Stock Exchange (LSE) JSE Limited (JSE)
Notice of Dividend and AGM Dates
Name of entities BHP Group Limited BHP Group Plc
ABN 49 004 028 077 REG NO 3196209
The proposed dates(1) for the 2019 Final Dividend of BHP Group Limited and BHP Group Plc are set out below. BHP's Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP) will operate in respect of the FY2019 Final Dividend. Full terms and conditions of the DRP and details about how to participate can be found at bhp.com.
2019 Final Dividend
Preliminary Results Announcement and Dividend 20 August 2019
Announcement of currency conversion into RAND 30 August 2019
Last day to trade cum dividend on JSE 3 September 2019
Ex-Dividend Date (JSE) 4 September 2019
Ex-Dividend Date (ASX, LSE and NYSE(2)) 5 September 2019
Record Date 6 September 2019
DRP and Currency Election date (including announcement 9 September 2019
of currency conversion for ASX and LSE)
Payment Date 25 September 2019
DRP Allocation Date (ASX and LSE) within ten 9 October 2019
business days after the payment date
DRP Allocation Date (JSE), subject to the purchase 9 October 2019
of shares by the Transfer Secretaries in the
open market, CSDP accounts credited/updated
on or about(3)
BHP Group Plc shareholders registered on the South African section of the register will not be able to dematerialise or rematerialise their shareholdings between the dates of 4 September and 6 September 2019 (inclusive), and transfers between the UK register and the South African register will not be permitted between the dates of 30 August and 6 September 2019 (inclusive).
Any eligible shareholder who wishes to participate in the DRP, or to vary a participation election should do so in accordance with the timetable above, or, in the case of shareholdings on the South African branch register of BHP Group Plc, in accordance with the instructions of your CSDP. The DRP Allocation Price will be calculated in each jurisdiction as an average of the price paid for each share actually purchased to satisfy DRP elections. The Allocation Price applicable to each stock exchange will made available at bhp.com/DRP(4).
2019 Annual General Meetings (AGM)
The 2019 AGM of BHP Group Plc will be held in London on Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 11.00 am (London time).
The 2019 AGM of BHP Group Limited will be held in Sydney on Thursday, 7 November 2019 at 10.00am (Sydney time).
1) Dates are subject to change.
2) BHP Group Limited and BHP Group Plc shares are listed in the form of American Depositary Shares (ADSs) and traded as American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) on the NYSE. Each ADS represents two ordinary shares.
3) Computershare Investor Services (Pty) Limited as the Transfer Secretary will notify Strate and CSDPs when the price and allocation date is known.
4) In the case of BHP Group Limited, the allocation price will also be released via the ASX using Appendix 3A.1 in accordance with ASX requirements.
BHP Group Limited ABN 49 004 028 077 BHP Group Plc Registration number 3196209
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Registered in Australia Registered in England and Wales
Registered Office: Level 18, 171 Collins Street Registered Office: Nova South, 160 Victoria Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000 Australia London SW1E 5LB United Kingdom
Tel +61 1300 55 4757 Fax +61 3 9609 3015 Tel +44 20 7802 4000 Fax +44 20 7802 4111
The BHP Group is headquartered in Australia
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