Dividend calendar

2 February 2017 Interim dividend 2017 payment date

Dividend history

  Pence per ordinary share  
Year ended 31 March Interim Final Total Special dividend Growth
(excluding Special dividend) %
2016 3.68 7.77 11.45   2
2015 3.6 7.62 11.22   2
2014 3.53 7.47 11   7.9
2013 3.27 6.92 10.19   7
2012 3.05 6.47 9.52 4.00(2) 7
2011 2.85 6.05 8.9 - 7.1
2010 2.66 5.65 8.31 - 7
2009 2.57 5.2 7.77 - 3.5
2008 2.49 5.02 7.51 - 11.1
2007 2.35 4.41 6.76 - 11.4
2006 2.2 3.87 6.07 - 49.14
2005 1.91 2.16 4.07 - 100
2004 0.9535 1.078 2.0315 - 20
2003 0.7946 0.8983 1.6929 - 14.99
2002 0.7224 0.7497 1.4721 - 5
2001 0.688 0.714 1.402 - 5.01
2000 0.655 0.68 1.335 - 4.95
1999 1.2720(1) - 1.272 - -

Notes:

(1) In 1999 there were two interim dividends, the first of 0.624p per ordinary share and the second of 0.648p per ordinary share. There was no final dividend. Please also note that these figures have been re-stated to reflect the bonus issue in September 1999 of four new shares for every one held – the actual payments in February 1999 and August 1999 were 3.12p and 3.24p respectively.

(2) In February 2012, a special dividend of 4.0p per ordinary share was paid in addition to the interim dividend of 3.05p.  This special dividend was in respect of the Verizon Wireless distribution, as announced by the Company on 29 July 2011.

Euro dividend FX rate - £:€

Interim dividend 2016 - rate determined on 15 January 2016 £1 = €1.3065
Final dividend 2015 - rate determined 17 July 2015 
£1 = €1.4405
Interim dividend 2015 - rate determined on 16 January 2015 £1 = €1.31455
Final dividend 2014 - rate determined on 18 July 2014 £1 = €1.2633
Interim dividend 2014 - rate determined on 17 January 2014 £1 = €1.21295
Final dividend 2013 - rate determined on 19 July 2013 £1 = €1.1614
Interim dividend 2013 - rate determined on 18 January 2013 £1 = €1.1935
Final dividend 2012 - rate determined on 13 July 2012 £1 = €1.2697
Interim dividend 2012 and Special Dividend – rate determined on 17 January 2012 £1 = €1.2055
Final dividend 2011 - rate determined on 19 July 2011 £1 = €1.1391
Interim dividend 2011 - rate determined on 18 January 2011 £1 = €1.1939
Final dividend 2010 - rate determined on 20 July 2010 £1 = €1.1830
Interim dividend 2010 - rate determined on 19 January 2010 £1 = €1.1464
Final dividend 2009 - rate determined on 21 July 2009 £1 = €1.1567
Interim dividend 2009 - rate determined on 20 January 2009 £1 = €1.08145
Final dividend 2008 - rate determined on 15 July 2008 £1 = €1.255250

Dividend Reinvestment Plan

The Company offers a Dividend Reinvestment Plan, which allows holders of ordinary shares who choose to participate to use their cash dividends to acquire additional shares in the Company that are purchased on their behalf by the Plan Administrator through a low cost dealing arrangement. In accordance with the terms and conditions of the Plan, purchases of shares may be carried out by several market transactions and may take a number of days, the consideration price taken as an average over the day(s).

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Further details can be obtained from the Plan Administrator on +44 (0) 370 702 0198.

To register for the Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP) online, holders need to register for the investor service operated by our Registrars at investorcentre.co.uk. Holders will require their Shareholder Reference Number (SRN), which can be found on their share certificate or dividend confirmation.  When on the ‘Holding Summary’ screen, select ‘Vodafone’ and click on ‘Amend’ next to ‘Dividend Plans’.