The shares of NB Plc were admitted to trading on the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange on 5th September, 1973. Currently, NB Plc is one of the topmost companies on The Nigerian Stock Exchange by market capitalization.
With about 111,041 shareholders as at 30th September, 2018, the authorized share capital of NB Plc is N5billion, divided into 10 billion shares of 50kobo each.
The issued share capital as at 30th September, 2018 stood at N3,998,451,025.50 divided into 7,996,902,051 ordinary shares of 50 kobo each. As at 30th September, 2018, Heineken N.V has a majority shareholding of approximately 55.95% while approximately 44.05% is held by Nigerian and foreign individuals and associations.
On the 25th of October, 2018, the Board of Directors of the company declared an interim dividend of N4,798,141,231 (Four billion, seven hundred and ninety eight million, one hundred and forty one thousand, two hundred and thirty one naira only), that is, 60 (sixty) kobo per ordinary share of 50 kobo in the share capital of the Company. The Interim dividend is payable on Monday, 10th December 2018 to all shareholders registered in the books of the Company at the close of business on Thursday, 22nd November, 2018. The Interim Dividend shall be paid subject to the deduction of withholding tax at the appropriate rates. For the purpose of the Interim dividend, the Register of Members and Transfer Books will be closed from Friday, 23rd November 2018 to Thursday, 29th November 2018 (both dates inclusive) for the preparation of an updated Register of Members.
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The new excise duty rate which came into effect in June and the consequent effect of it, adversely impacted the Third Quarter results. The Company also undertook a rightsizing exercise which resulted in a substantial one-off cost during the quarter.