Dividend Information

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.

YearDateInterimDateFinalTotalChange (%)
2019/2017 Jan 207.20p
2018/1916 Jan 197.10p9 Aug 1922.90p30.00p1.7
2017/1816 Jan 186.85p10 Aug 1822.65p29.5p4.8
2016/1713 Jan 176.50p11 Aug 1721.65p28.15p9.1
2015/1614 Jan 166.05p12 Aug 1619.75p25.809.0
2014/1514 Jan 155.50p12 Aug 1518.10p23.6010.4
2013/1410 Jan 145.00p12 Aug 1416.40p21.40p12.6
2012/1311 Jan 134.60p8 Aug 1314.40p19.00p15.9
2011/1213 Jan 124.10p7 Aug 1212.30p16.40p17.1
2010/1114 Jan 113.80p9 Aug 1110.30p14.00p10.2