Bashneft will pay record dividends for 2008ã - almost 10 mlrd rubShareholders of Open Society “ Bashneft “ today at annual meeting have made decision to pay dividends following the results of 2008 at a rate of 48,82 roubles on each kind of actions taking into account dividends following the results of 9 months 2008 at a rate of 34,18 roubles. Thus, in addition to the dividends declared following the results of 9 months, 14,64 roubles on everyone ordinary and the preference share by face value 1 rouble will be paid. Dividends will be paid till December, 31st, 2009.
an authorised capital stock “ Bashnefti “ makes 204 million 792,44 tys actions (170 million 169,754 tys ordinary and 34 million 622,686 thousand preference shares). Thus, the company can direct on dividends for 2008 9 mlrd 997,966 million rbl.
These dividends become the highest in the history of the company and will break the previous record registered dividendnymi by payments for 2007 - then the company was limited to payment of intermediate dividends for I half-year 2007 at a rate of 16,31 roubles on ordinary and exclusive actions. As a whole on dividends for 2007 the company has directed 3,34 mlrd rbl.
As was informed earlier, “ Bashneft “ in 2008 has lowered net profit on RSBU in 2008 on 17 % in comparison with last year - to 10,8 mlrd rbl. the Gain has grown on 20 % and has made 121,9 mlrd rbl.