An interim dividend of 7.10p per 60p ordinary share will be paid on 16 January 2019 to shareholders registered on 7 December 2018.

We pay dividends twice a year and have a policy of maintaining dividend cover of between 2.5 and 3 times.

Babcock operates a Dividend Re-Investment Plan (DRIP), details of which are available from our website here.

Dividend History

Past dividend payments per 60p share, adjusted where applicable for the Rights Issue in May 2014, are listed below.

Year Date Interim Date
Final Total Change (%)
2017/18 16 Jan 18 6.85p 10 Aug 18   22.65p 29.5p 4.8
2016/17 13 Jan 17 6.50p 11 Aug 17   21.65p 28.15p  9.1 
2015/16 14 Jan 16 6.05p  12 Aug 16   19.75p 25.80p 9.0

2014/15

14 Jan 15 5.50p 12 Aug 15 18.10p 23.60p 10.4
2013/14 10 Jan 14 5.00p 12 Aug 14 16.40p 21.40p 12.6
2012/13 11 Jan 13 4.60p 8 Aug 13 14.40p 19.00p 15.9
2011/12 13 Jan 12 4.10p 7 Aug 12 12.30p 16.40p 17.1
2010/11 14 Jan 11 3.80p 9 Aug 11 10.30p 14.00p 10.2