MOSCOW, August 30 – PRIME. The extraordinary meeting of shareholders of Gazprom will be held on September 30 in absentia, the agenda includes interim dividends for the first half of the year, the board of directors of the company recommended paying interim dividends for the first half of 51.03 rubles per share, the company said.
“Message content: on convening a general meeting of shareholders of the issuer… Deadline for acceptance of voting ballots: September 30, 2022… Agenda of the general meeting of shareholders of the issuer: on the amount of interim dividends on PJSC Gazprom shares, the timing and form of their payment based on the results of work for the first half of 2022,” the statement said.
It is clarified that the date on which the persons entitled to participate in the meeting are determined is September 9.
“Recommend to the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders of PJSC Gazprom: to pay interim dividends based on the results of the company’s activities in the first half of 2022 in cash in the amount of 51.03 rubles per one ordinary share of PJSC Gazprom with a par value of 5 rubles,” the statement also says. message.
“In the future, we intend to adhere to the current dividend policy and offer recommendations to the board of directors on the payment of at least 50% of the adjusted net profit,” said Sadigov, whose words are quoted in a message from Gazprom on the company’s official Telegram channel.
At the end of June, Gazprom’s shareholders’ meeting decided not to pay dividends for last year. At the same time, in early July, the State Duma adopted a law that will increase this year the proceeds from the mineral extraction tax for Gazprom – by 1.248 trillion in three months – due to the tax surcharge.