Lafarge Africa Plc has announced an interim dividend of N16.1billion with a pay-out of N1 per 50 Kobo ordinary shares for the period ended 30th September 2021.
This dividend to be paid out of the pioneer profits, will be made to shareholders whose names appear in the Register of Members as at the close of business on 10th November, 2021.
CEO of Lafarge Africa,Khaled El Dokani in a statement remarked: “We are pleased to announce the payment of an interim dividend to our esteemed shareholders. This reiterates our commitment to ensure that we continuously deliver value to all our stakeholders. Our 9-month performance showed significant improvement, with net sales of +21.9%, recurring Earnings before interest and Tax (EBIT) of +17.1% and net income of +43.3%, compared to 9-month 2020 results”.
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He further said the company is pleased with the progress its making on sustainability. ” Our use of affordable clean energy and agro-ecology footprint are in accordance with our net zero pledge journey. We extend our sincere appreciation and gratitude to all our stakeholders for their continued support.”
The interim payment date is 19th of November 2021 and will be paid electronically to shareholders whose names appear in the Register of Members as at 10th November, 2021, and who have completed the e-dividend registration and mandated the Registrar to pay their dividends directly into their Bank accounts.