Dividend History

Payout Year $ Per Share Declared Date Closing Stock Price
Prior to Earnings Announcement
Dividend Yield Total Cash Outlay ($m)
FY17 $1.21 09/27/16 $116.65 2.01% TBC
FY16 $1.10 03/23/16 $107.66 2.04% $717
FY16 $1.10 09/21/15 $97.86 2.25% $721
FY15 $1.02 03/23/15 $88.21 2.31% $675
FY15 $1.02 09/23/14 $79.60 2.56% $679
FY14 $0.93 03/25/14 $82.97 2.24% $625
FY14 $0.93 09/25/13 $75.87 2.45% $630
FY13 $0.81 03/27/13 $74.88 2.16% $562
FY13 $0.81 09/24/12 $65.38 2.48% $560
FY12 $0.675 03/21/12 $63.52 2.13% $476
FY12 $0.675 09/26/11 $53.65 2.52% $475
FY11 $0.45 03/23/11 $51.96 1.73% $323
FY11 $0.45 09/29/10 $42.49 2.12% $321
FY10 $0.375 03/23/10 $41.52 1.81% $273
FY10 $0.75 09/30/09 $36.53 2.05% $551
FY09 $0.50 09/24/08 $37.17 1.35% $378
FY08 $0.42 09/25/07 $38.02 1.10% $334
FY07 $0.35 09/25/06 $31.60 1.11% $293
FY06 $0.30 10/06/05 $25.25 1.19% $268

Note 1: On our October 1, 2009 earnings call we announced our Board of Directors' decision to move to semi annual dividend payments. The first semi annual dividend, declared on March 23, 2010, was considered a bridge to our new semi annual dividend program.

Note 2: Dividend yield is calculated based on the closing stock price prior to the earnings announcement.

Note 3: Semi-annual dividend yield is calculated on an annualized basis.