Dividends

The Group has historically paid significant dividends to its shareholders and currently intends to continue to pay dividends both to provide Shareholders with a cash return on their investment and to act as a financial discipline for the Company. The Company intends to pay not less than 60 percent of retained profits in each financial year out as dividends to Shareholders. Dividends are declared following half-year and full-year results.

Plus500 Ltd dividends as a public company:

Ex Date Record Date Payment Date Amount Per Share Total Amount
7 September 2017 8 September 2017 23 November 2017 $0.2388 $27,212,654
2 March 2017 3 March 2017 3 July 2017 $0.6528 $102,212,654
15 September 2016 16 September 2016 17 November 2016 $0.2324 $26,700,059
24 March 2016 29 March 2016 11 May 2016 $0.6284 $72,195,856
7 January 2016 8 January 2016 29 February 2016 $0.2121 $24,367,825
19 March 2015 20 March 2015 15 May 2015 $0.5658 $65,003,844
20 August 2014 22 August 2014 19 September 2014 $0.235 $27,000,000
12 March 2014 14 March 2014 1 May 2014 $0.2873 $33,007,431
4 September 2013 6 September 2013 3 October 2013 $0.07 $8,042,000

Set forth below are the amounts of dividends for the years 2010-2017:

Year Dividends Paid
2017 $102,212,654
2016 $123,263,740
2015 $65,003,844
2014 $60,007,431
2013 $16,810,000
2012 $14,575,000
2011 $9,642,000
2010 $8,795,000

Share Buyback

Share Buyback 2017

On 2 June 2017, Plus500 Ltd. decided on a share buyback. The share buyback with a volume of up to $10 million started on the day of its announcement, 2 June 2017, and will end at the latest on 31 August 2017.

On 7 August 2017, Plus500 Ltd. has announced an additional share buyback programme with a volume of up to $27.21 million started on the day of its announcement, 7 August 2017, and will end at the latest on 1 February 2018.

Share Buyback Activities

Month Aggregated volume in shares Average price (GBP) Amount (GBP)
August 2017 93,548 703.74 658,865
July 2017 394,937 600.16 2,364,413
June 2017 453,661 549.64 2,500,648