Historical Dividend and Policy

Dividend Policy

The Company formulates the policy for considering the annual dividend payment to its shareholders twice a year at total rate not less than 50% of net profit of the Company’s consolidated financial statements after deduction of annual corporate income tax and legal capital reserves. The Company’s establishment objective is to mainly invest in other companies. In dividend payment of the Company, it shall be subject to dividend payment policy of the subsidiary companies and/or associated companies which are invested by the Company, apart from being subject to the operating result of the companies which are invested by the Company. At present, the Company has invested in two subsidiary companies consisting of Pruksa Real Estate Public Company Limited (“Pruksa”) and Vimut Hospital Holding Company Limited. As Vimut Hospital Holding Company Limited has been in the period of investment in hospital business and has not yet earned revenue, the Company’s ability to pay dividend shall be subject to dividend payment policy of Pruksa Real Estate Public Company Limited, investment plan, condition and limitation as prescribed in the relevant contracts (if any), necessity and appropriateness, as well as factors in other areas as deemed appropriate by the Board of Directors. In keeping with business growth plan of the Company, the said dividend payment shall not exceed retained earnings appeared in the separate financial statements of the Company and according to the relevant laws.

Dividends at the Company Paid to shareholders as follows:
Performance Year Net Profit from Consolidated Financial Statements (Bt m) Profit Attributable To Owners of The parent Earnings per Share (Consolidated Financial Statements) Dividend per Share Dividend Payout Ratio (%) Dividend Payment Date
2021 2,403.32 2,352.64 1.07 0.96* 90 May 20, 2022
Interim Dividend 2021 1,054.98 1,033.61 0.47 0.31 66.0 Sep 10, 2021
2020 2,826.75 2,770.63 1.27 0.96(1) 76.0 May 21, 2021
Interim Dividend 2020 1,365.53 1,338.71 0.61 0.31 50.7 Sep 8, 2020
2019 5,459.05 5,358.81 2.45 1.55 63.3 May 8,2020
Interim Dividend 2019 2,667.19 2,618.16 1.20 0.60(2) 50.2 Sep 6, 2019
2018 6,130.78 6,022.37 2.75 1.55 56.33 May 22, 2019
Interim Dividend 2018 2,469.60 2,425.78 1.11 0.55 49.6 Sep 7, 2018
2017 5,574.13 5,456.42 2.50 2.09 84.0 May 23, 2018
Remark :

1) In 2020, the Company paid interim dividend of Bt0.31 per share and dividend of Bt0.96 per share for total year of 2020

2) In 2019, the Company paid interim dividend of Bt0.55 per share and dividend of Bt1.55 per share for total year 2019

* At the Board of Directors' meeting on 18 February 2022, the Board of Directors resolved to approve the payment of dividends at the rate of Bt0.96 per share, totaling Bt2,101 m. The Company paid interim dividends on 10 September 2021 at the rate of Bt0.31 per share, resulting in the remaining dividend payment at the rate of Bt0.65 per share, totaling 1,423 million baht. The aforementioned dividend is subject to the approval from the Annual General Meeting of shareholders of the Company which will be held on 28 April 2022