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On May 11, 2016, the Board approved the declaration of (1) regular cash dividends in the amount of P0.24 per common share or a total of P3,186,592,800.00; and (2) special cash dividends of P0.24 per common share or a total of P3,186,592,800.00, or a grand total of P6,373,185,600.00 out of the unrestricted retained earnings of the Corporation as of December 31, 2015, in favor of the common stockholders of record as of May 27, 2016, and paid on June 10, 2016.

CASH DIVIDENDS

Type Amount/share Declaration Date Payment Date Record Date Total Amount Paid (in Php)
Regular   Php 0.10 June 15, 2006 July 20, 2006 June 30, 2006 245,549,400.00
Regular Php 0.10 April 3, 2007 May 28, 2007 April 30, 2007 245,549,400.00
Regular Php 0.10 April 24, 2008 May 30, 2008 May 12, 2008 265,549,400.00
Regular Php 0.20 May 21, 2009 June 30, 2009 June 5, 2009 531,098,800.00
Regular Php 0.50 June 4, 2010 July 15, 2010 June 18, 2010 1,327,747,000.00
Regular Php 1.00 May 31, 2011 July 7, 2011 June 15, 2011  2,655,494,000.00
Regular Php 1.20 May 15, 2012 July 5, 2012 June 15, 2012 3,186,592,800.00
Regular Php 1.20 April 11, 2013 May 10, 2013 April 26, 2013 3,186,592,800.00
Special Php 1.00 April 11, 2013 May 10, 2013 April 26, 2013 2,655,494,000.00
Special Php 1.20 November 14, 2013 December 13, 2013 November 29, 2013 3,186,592,800.00
Regular Php 1.20 May 15, 2014 June 13, 2014 May 30, 2014 3,186,592,800.00
Special Php 1.20 May 15, 2014 June 13, 2014 May 30, 2014 3,186,592,800.00
Regular Php 0.24 May 14, 2015 June 10, 2015 May 29, 2015

3,186,592,800.00

Special Php 0.24 May 14, 2015 June 10, 2015 May 29, 2015

3,186,592,800.00

Regular Php 0.24 May 11, 2016 June 10, 2016 May 27, 2016

3,186,592,800.00

Special Php 0.24 May 11, 2016 June 10, 2016 May 27, 2016

3,186,592,800.00


DIVIDEND POLICY
The Company is committed to provide reasonable economic returns to its shareholders with a dividend payout ratio of at least 25% of the preceding year’s Consolidated Core Net Income. Consolidated Core Net Income is currently defined as reported net income excluding all foreign exchange, mark-to-market gains and losses and non-recurring items.

The Company may, from time to time, pay special dividends as a return of excess funds to shareholders as determined by the Board of Directors upon considering the investing and operating needs of the Company.

This policy is subject to the availability of unrestricted retained earnings, and subject further to compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations on dividend declarations. 



See also disclosures on dividends declaration (Dividend Notice). click here