Announcement of ex- dividend date /Payment of remaining dividend for the Year 2022
THRACE PLASTICS CO S.A. hereby announces that the Annual Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, that took place on May 24th 2023, approved unanimously the distribution (payment) of dividend to Company’s Shareholders, from the profits of the fiscal year
ΤHRACE PLASTICS CO S.A.
The Société Anonyme under the name “THRACE PLASTICS HOLDING COMPANY COMMERCIAL SOCIETE ANONYME“ with the distinctive title “THRACE PLASTICS CO S.A.” (called as “Company” hereafter), hereby announces, pursuant to the article 188.8.131.52 of the Athens Exchange Rulebook, that the Annual Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, that took place on May 24th 2023, approved unanimously the distribution (payment) of dividend to Company’s Shareholders, from the profits of the fiscal year 2022 (01.01.2022-31.12.2022), and in particular, approved the payment of the total amount of 11.300.000 Euro (gross amount), i.e 0.2583361887 Euros per share (gross amount).
It is noted that the Company has already made the allocation (distribution) to the shareholders of an interim dividend for the fiscal year 2022, on February 3th, 2023, of a total amount of 3,000,000 Euros (gross amount), i.e. 0.0685848289 Euros per share (gross amount), which with the corresponding increase of the 751,396 treasury shares, which were held by the Company and were excluded by law from the interim dividend distribution, amounted to 0.0697835797 Euros per share (gross amount).
After that, the remaining amount of the dividend is 8,300,000 Euros (gross amount), from the profits of the fiscal year 2022 (01.01.2022-31.12.2022) i.e. 0.1897513599 Euros per share (gross amount), which after the increase corresponding to 751,396 treasury (own) shares, which are held by the Company and are excluded from the dividend payment, will amount to 0.1930679039 Euro per share (gross amount).
The above amount of the dividend is subject to 5% tax withholding, in accordance with articles 40 par. 1 and 64 par. 1 of Law 4172/2013 (Government Gazette A΄ 167/23.07.2013), as in force after its amendment of par. 24 of Law 4646/2019 (Government Gazette A΄ 201/12.12.2019).
Therefore, the final payable amount of dividend shall be 0.1834145087 Euro per share (net amount).
The cut-off (ex-dividend) date of the dividend was set for Wednesday, 31st May 2023.
Beneficiaries of the remaining dividend for fiscal year 2022 are shareholders registered in the Company’s records in the Dematerialized Securities System on Thursday, 1st June 2023 (Record Date).
The distribution (payment) of the above remaining dividend will commence on Wednesday, 7th June 2023 and will be paid through the paying Bank "PIRAEUS BANK S.A." as follows:
- Through the participants of the beneficiaries in the DDS (Banks and Stock exchanges companies), according to the ATHEXCSD Rulebook and ATHEXCSD’s relevant resolutions.
- Especially in cases of dividend payment to heirs of deceased beneficiaries, whose securities are kept in the Special Account of their share in DDS, under the management of ATHEXCSD, the dividend payment process will be carried out after the completion of the legalization of the heirs through the branch network of the paying bank "PIRAEUS BANK S.A.". In addition, in case the beneficiary holds his titles in investment services firm under liquidation or in a special temporary transfer account, will be paid through the branch network of the paying bank "PIRAEUS BANK S.A.".
It is reminded that dividends which will not be collected until December 31st, 2028, will be waived (Greek Civil Code article 250, sect. 15), the uncollected amounts will irrevocably be reimbursed to the Hellenic State in accordance with article 1 of legislative decree 1195/1942.
For any further information shareholders may contact the Investor Relations and Corporate Announcements Department of the Company (at +30 210 9875081, e-mail: [email protected]).