Dividend information

The dividend for the 2016 was issued on 1 June 2017 upon presentation of coupon 13.

Payment is made via Belgian branches of Belfius Bank, BNP Paribas Fortis Bank, KBC Bank and ING.

Overview of Elia System Operator dividends

2016   2015  2014

 2013

2012

 2011

Gross dividend

         

 

All shares

1.58   1.55  1.55  1.54

1.47

 1.47

Net dividend

         

 

Ordinary share with VVPR strip

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 1.16

Ordinary share

1.11   1.13  1.16  1.16

1.10

 1.10

Number of shares entitled to dividends

60,891,158   60,750,239  60,738,264  60,568,229

60,555,809

 60,355,217

The dividend is issued in accordance with the provisions of Article 33.1 of Elia's Articles of Association. After a minimum of 1/20 has been deducted to build up a reserve fund, at least 85% of the earnings to be distributed will be paid out unless the Annual General Meeting decides otherwise.