NOVATEK’s AGM Approves 2020 Dividends
Moscow, 23 April 2021. PAO NOVATEK (“NOVATEK” and/or the “Company”) announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (“AGM”) approved the total dividend payment for 2020.
The total dividend distribution for 2020 is RR 35.56 per ordinary share (or RR 355.6 per GDR), representing an increase of 10% as compared to RR 32.33 (or RR 323.3 per GDR) for 2019. The total recommended dividend payout amount for 2020 is RR 107,971,041,360, which is consistent with the Company’s new Dividend Policy of distributing not less than 50% of the consolidated net profit under IFRS adjusted for the items unrelated to the Company’s core business and non-cash items.
The shareholders of record as at 7 May 2021 will be entitled to receive dividends.
The dividend is payable in cash not later than 15 June 2021.
PAO NOVATEK is the largest independent natural gas producer in Russia, and in 2017, entered the global LNG market by successfully launching the Yamal LNG project. Founded in 1994, the Company is engaged in the exploration, production, processing and marketing of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons. The Company’s upstream activities are concentrated mainly in the prolific Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region, which is the world’s largest natural gas producing area and accounts for approximately 80% of Russia’s natural gas production and approximately 15% of the world’s gas production. NOVATEK is a public joint stock company established under the laws of the Russian Federation. The Company’s shares are listed in Russia on Moscow Exchange (MOEX) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE) under the ticker symbol “NVTK”.