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Dividends

Does Polymetal pay a dividend?

Yes, Polymetal has been paying a dividend since 2012 in accordance with the dividend policy.

What is your Dividend Policy? How often does the Company pay dividend?
  • Regular dividends are paid in the amount of 50% of underlying net earnings for the period, on a semi-annual basis (previously — 30%).
  • The regular dividend is subject to a hard ceiling of Net debt / Adjusted EBITDA ratio below 2.5x;
  • The Board considers the potential for a special dividend on an annual basis. The special dividend decision is based, among other factors, on available free cash flow (post regular dividends), forward-looking financial projections, market outlook, and other relevant factors.

The Company has been paying a special dividend in 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016, respectively.

In what currencies are dividend payments made?

Polymetal’s dividends are declared in USD with an option for shareholders to elect to receive the dividend in pounds sterling.

What was the last dividend?

Polymetal’s last dividend was paid on 29 September 2017 in the amount of US$ 0.14 per share for the six months ended 30 June 2017.

Who do I contact if I haven’t received my dividend?

Please, contact your broker.

What is meant by ‘record date’, ‘ex-dividend date’?

Record date is a date by which a shareholder must officially own shares in order to be entitled to a dividend.

Ex-dividend date is the first day of trading when the buyer of a stock is no longer entitled to the most recently announced dividend payment.

Stock and shareholder information

How to buy shares?

In order to buy shares, you will need to contact your chosen brokerage firm, open an account with them and choose the shares you would like to invest in.

Can I purchase shares directly from Polymetal?

No. If you would like to purchase shares, please, contact your brokerage firm.

When did Polymetal begin trading as a public company?

On November 2, 2011 Polymetal International plc was admitted to trading on the Official List of the London Stock Exchange raising US$ 763m from the IPO.

On June 17, 2013 Polymetal has become the first foreign issuer of shares to be included to MICEX index.

On what stock exchanges is Polymetal listed? What are its ticker symbols?

Company’s shares are listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and Moscow Stock Exchange.

Our ticker symbols are:

  • LSE, MOEX: POLY
  • ADR: AUCOY
Is Polymetal part of any indexes?

Yes, we are part of FTSE 250, FTSE Gold Mines, Stoxx600, Stoxx Global ESG, FTSE4GOOD, Vigeo EM 70, RTS

Does Polymetal have an established ADR program? How can I buy your ADRs?

Polymetal launched a sponsored Level 1 ADR program in the United States in 2013. The ADRs have been traded on the US over-the counter ("OTC") market since August 27, 2013 under the ticker symbol AUCOY.

Polymetal ADRs are US dollar negotiable certificates representing ordinary shares of the Company. Each ADR represents one ordinary share of the Company. The Bank of New York Mellon has been appointed as the depositary bank for the ADR program.

Polymetal ADR details

  • Trading Market: OTC
  • CUSIP Number: 73178Q105
  • ISIN Number: US73178Q1058
  • ADR Ticker Symbol: AUCOY
  • Ratio: 1 ADR: 1 share

Strategy

Are you considering expanding into other countries apart from Russia, Kazakhstan and Armenia?

The company’s geographical area of interest is CIS only.

What is the company’s hedging policy?

Polymetal’s policy is based on a no-hedge strategy. The company prefers to have full exposure to the upside in metal price.