DIVIDEND POLICY Progressive, aligned to the free cash generation of the Group, but subject to it being covered by
earnings, targeting a ratio in excess of 2.5x.

Type
Record Date
 Payment Date
Amount per share
Total per share for the year
Cover Ratio Aggregate amount per payment £’000 
Interim 4-Dec-20 08-Jan-21 0.45p 497
Final 21-Aug-20 25-Sep-20 1.22p 1.67p 2.60 1,346
Interim 29-Nov-19 03-Jan-20 0.45p 499
Final 23-Aug-19 27-Sep-19 1.22p 1.66p 2.98 1,359
Interim 30-Nov-18 28-Dec-18 0.44p 489
Final 24-Aug-18 28-Sep-18 1.18p 1.60p  3.64 1,369
Interim 01-Dec-17 29-Dec-17 0.42p 487
Final 01-Sep-17 29-Sep-17 1.15p 1.55p 4.35  1,334
Interim 02-Dec-16 30-Dec-16 0.40p 464
Final 02-Sep-16 30-Sep-16 1.115p 1.50p 2.91 1,293
Interim 04-Dec-15 31-Dec-15 0.385p 440
Final 21-Aug-15 30-Sep-15 1.00p 1.35p  5.34 1,142
Interim 19-Dec-14 15-Jan-15 0.35p 398
Final 22-Aug-14 25-Sep-14 0.79p 1.12p 4.24 893
Interim 20-Dec-13 17-Jan-14 0.33p 367
Final
30-Aug-13
27-Sep-13
0.75p
1.08p
 2.14 834
Interim
14-Dec-12
11-Jan-13
0.33p
367
Final
22-Aug-12
21-Sep-12
0.75p
1.08p
2.67 833
Interim
09-Dec-11
29-Dec-11
0.33p
367
Final
26-Aug-11
23-Sep-11
0.74p
1.06p
1.91 821
Interim
10-Dec-10
30-Dec-10
0.32p
 –
351
Second
Interim
26-Feb-10
01-Apr-10
0.72p
1.03p
1.94 776
Interim
09-Dec-09
21-Dec-09
0.31p
336
Final
19-Aug-09
25-Sep-09
0.70p
1.00p
2.81 757
Interim
26-Nov-08
17-Dec-08
0.30p
 –
325
Final
22-Aug-08
26-Sep-08
0.65p
0.80p
5.05 702
Interim
28-Nov-07
21-Dec-07
0.15p
166
Final
24-Aug-07
28-Sep-07
0.175p
0.175p
4.69 193
Final
25-Aug-06
29-Sep-06
0.15p
0.15p
3.27 167
Final
19-Aug-05
16-Sep-05
0.125p
0.125p
7.36 140
Final
20-Aug-04
16-Sep-04
0.10p
0.10p
6.70 111
Final
29-Aug-03
19-Sep-03
0.05p
0.05p
54.40 46