Dividends

Holders of ADRs evidencing ADSs are generally eligible for all dividends or other entitlements attaching to the underlying shares of Vodafone Group Plc and receive all cash dividends in US dollars.

No withholding tax will be deducted from dividends.

Dividends are generally ordinary income to the holder for Federal income tax purposes. ADS holders unsure of their tax position should consult their independent tax adviser.

ADS Holder FAQs
A list of questions frequently asked by ADS holders including information about dividends and the Company's Dividend Reinvestment Plan - Global BuyDIRECT.

Dividend calendar

2015

4 February 2015 Interim dividend 2015 payment date

2014

21 November 2014 Interim dividend 2015 record date
20 November 2014 Interim dividend 2015 ex-dividend date
11 November 2014 Interim dividend 2015 announcement date
6 August 2014           Final dividend 2014 payment date
13 June 2014 Final dividend 2014 record date
11 June 2014 Final dividend 2014 ex-dividend date
5 February 2014 Interim dividend 2014 payment date

2013

7 August 2013 Final dividend 2013 payment date
14 June 2013 Final dividend 2013 record date
6 February 2013 Interim dividend 2013 payment date

2012

23 November 2012 Interim dividend 2013 record date
20 November 2012 Interim dividend 2013 ex-dividend date
1 August 2012 Final dividend 2012 payment date
8 June 2012 Final dividend 2012 record date
6 June 2012 Final dividend 2012 ex-dividend date
3 February 2012 Interim dividend and special dividend (re Verizon Wireless) payment date

2011

18 November 2011 Record date for both the interim dividend and special dividend
16 November 2011 Ex-dividend date for both the interim dividend and special dividend
05 August 2011 Final dividend payment date
03 June 2011 Record date
01 June 2011 Ex-dividend date
17 May 2011 Preliminary results announcement for year ending 31 March 2011
04 February 2011 Interim dividend payment date

2010

19 November 2010 Record date
17 November 2010 Ex-dividend date
09 November 2010 Interim results announcement
06 August 2010 Final dividend payment date
04 June 2010 Record date
02 June 2010 Ex-dividend date
18 May 2010 Preliminary results announcement for year ending 31 March 2010
05 February 2010 Interim dividend payment date

2009

20 November 2009 Record date
18 November 2009 Ex-dividend date
10 November 2009 Interim results announcement
07 August 2009 Final dividend payment date
17 July 2009 Final date for receipt of DRIP elections
05 June 2009 Record date
03 June 2009 Ex-dividend date
19 May 2009 Preliminary results announcement for year ended 31 March 2009
06 February 2009 Interim dividend payment date

2008

21 November 2008 Record date
19 November 2008 Ex-dividend date
11 November 2008 Interim results announcement
01 August 2008 Final dividend payment date
06 June 2008 Record date
04 June 2008 Ex-dividend date
27 May 2008 Preliminary results announcement for year ended 31 March 2008

Notes:
(1) Please also note that this figure has been re-stated to reflect the bonus issue in September 1999 of four new shares for every one held - the actual payment in 1999 was 0.52 cents per share.
(2) In February 2012, a special dividend of 62.108 cents per ADS was paid in addition to the interim dividend of 47.3573 cents per ADS.  This special dividend was in respect of the Verizon Wireless distribution as announced by the Company on 29 July 2011.

US Dollar dividend FX rate – £:$  
Final dividend 2014 - rate determined on 23 July 2014 £1 = $1.7042
Interim dividend 2014 – rate determined on 17 January 2014 £1 = $1.6584
Final dividend 2013 - rate determined on 24 July 2013 £1 = $1.5356
Interim dividend 2013 – rate determined on 23 January 2013 £1 = $1.5842
Final dividend 2012 - rate determined on 18 July 2012 £1 = $1.5623
Interim dividend 2012 and Special Dividend rate determined on 20 January 2012 £1 = $1.5527
Final dividend 2011 – rate determined on 22 July 2011 £1 = $1.6312
Interim dividend 2011 – rate determined on 21 January 2011 £1 = $1.5991
Final dividend 2010 – rate determined on 23 July 2010 £1 = $1.5404
Interim dividend 2010 – rate determined on 22 January 2010 £1 = $1.6125
Final dividend 2009 – rate determined on 24 July 2009 £1 = $1.6414
Interim dividend 2009 – rate determined on 23 January 2009 £1 = $1.3669
Final dividend 2008 – rate determined on 18 July 2008 £1 = $1.99645
  Dollars per ADS Dollars per ADS     Dollars per ADS  
YE 31/03
  
Interim Net dividend after charge of 1.5c per ADS from 2014 (1c per ADS to 2013) Final Net dividend after charge of 2c per ADS Total Net total Special dividend(2) Growth % (gross, excluding Special dividend)
2014 0.585415 0.570415 1.273037 1.253037 1.858452 1.823452 - 7.95
2013 0.518033 0.508033 1.062635 1.042635 1.580668 1.550668 - 6.48
2012 0.473573 0.463573 1.010808 0.990808 1.484381 1.454381 0.62108 2.89
2011 0.455743 0.445743 0.986876 0.966876 1.442619 1.412619 - 11.04
2010 0.4289 0.4189 0.870326 0.850326 1.299226 1.269226 - 7.83
2009 0.3513 - 0.853528 - 1.204828 - - -
2008 0.4876 - 1.0022 - 1.4898 - - 9.35
2007 0.4608 - 0.9016 - 1.3624 - - 24.57
2006 0.3871 - 0.7065 - 1.0936 - - 48.87
2005 0.3565 - 0.3781 - 0.7346 - - 98.33
2004 0.1707 - 0.1997 - 0.3704 - - 35.82
2003 0.129 - 0.1437 - 0.2727 - - 26.25
2002 0.1019 - 0.1141 - 0.216 - - 7.73
2001 0.0989 - 0.1016 -- 0.2005 - - -
2000 0.1041 - 0.1018 - 0.2059 - - -
1999 - - 0.1040(1) - 0.104 - - -