MOSCOW, November 21. /TASS/. Rostelecom shareholders approved the payment of dividends for 2022 in the amount of 5.45 rubles per share. In total, over 19 billion rubles were allocated for payment, the company reported.
“To pay dividends based on the results of 2022 in cash: on preferred shares of type A in the amount of 5.4465 rubles per share, on ordinary shares in the amount of 5.4465 rubles per share, which is the total for all preferred shares of type A and ordinary shares of PJSC “Rostelecom“is 19,022,244,793.43 rubles,” the message says.
Persons entitled to receive dividends for 2022 will be determined as of December 1, 2023, the company noted.
According to the dividend policy for 2021–2023, Rostelecom must pay at least 5 rubles per share, with an annual increase in payments of at least 5%. At the same time, the company must allocate at least 50% of net profit to dividends.
In early November, the company’s First Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Sergei Anokhin reported that Rostelecom plans to present a new company strategy and a new dividend policy in the second quarter of 2024.