The Board of Directors (the "Board") of PJSC Polyus (LSE, MOEX — PLZL) ("Polyus", or the "Company") is recommending the dividends for the full year of 2022 in the amount of 436.79 Russian roubles per ordinary share and setting on 16 June 2023 as dividend record date.
The dividend amount and dividend record date is subject to approval by the Company’s annual general shareholders’ meeting convened on 06 June 2023.
The recommended dividend amount is equivalent to approximately $5.70 per ordinary share. The total recommended dividend payout for the full year of 2022 represents 30% of the Company’s EBITDA for the full year of 2022, in line with the Company’s dividend policy.
Polyus is a Top-5 global gold mining company by production volumes and the largest gold miner in terms of attributable gold ore reserves. The Company has the lowest production costs among major global gold producers. Its principal operations are located in Siberia and the Russian Far East: Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk and Magadan regions and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
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Forward looking statement
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