Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. Announces Annual Dividend
LIMA, Peru--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 2, 2018--Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. (NYSE: CPAC) (BVL: CPACASC1) (“the Company” or “Cementos Pacasmayo”) announced on September 24 th, 2018 that the Company’s Board of Directors in its session held on the same day approved a cash dividend of S/ 0.377 per common and investment share, which represents a total of S/ 174,983,548.31 related to retained earnings as of December 31, 2014, in accordance with what was authorized at the Annual Shareholder’s Meeting held on March 27, 2018. This dividend represents 25.11% of the Company’s retained earnings as of December 31, 2014 and 85.16% of the retained earnings remaining after deducting the dividends paid during 2015, 2016 and 2017 without including the corresponding dividends to the shares in treasury. If the treasury shares are included in such percentage it would represent 76.51% of the remaining retained earnings as of December 31 2014.
Since the Company holds 36,040,497 investment shares as treasury shares, the dividend per share of S/0.377 that corresponds to these shares and which totals S/13,587,267.37 as a result of the mentioned distribution will remain in the Company’s equity, so that the total dividend distributed without considering such treasury shares is S/161,396,280.94.
Considering that each ADR represents five common shares, the cash dividend equivalent per ADR is S/ 1.885. For the payment of the ADRs, the Company will pay CAVALI the amount of the corresponding dividend to the ADR program in national currency. CAVALI will afterwards deposit said amount in favor of: JP MORGAN CHASE BANK N.A. FBO HOLDERS OF ADRS on the same date established for the distribution of the dividend in the domestic market. JP MORGAN CHASE BANK N.A is the entity responsible for making the payment to each of the holders of ADRs under the conditions of currency, distribution factor, stipulations and other regulations that correspond.
The dividend will be paid as follows:
COMMON SHARES: CPACASC1
Outstanding common shares: 423,868,449 Dividend per common share: S/ 0.3770 Each ADR represents five common shares
INVESTMENT SHARES: CPACASI1 Outstanding Investment shares: 40,278,894 Dividend per common share: S/ 0.3770
Earnings Distribution Concept: 2014-Retained Earnings, Value Type: CPACASC1 COMMON SHARES Register Date: 09/11/2018
Value Type: CPACASC1 COMMON SHARES Distribution Date: 29/11/2018
Value Type: CPACASI1 INVESTMENT SHARES Register Date: 09/11/2018
Value Type: CPACASI1 INVESTMENT SHARES Distribution Date: 29/11/2018
Observations: The cut-off dates (07.11.2018), registration (09.11.2018), are the same for the common shares and investment shares listed on the Lima Stock Exchange and ADR listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
About Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A.
Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. is a Peruvian cement company located in the Northern region of Peru. In February 2012, the Company’s shares were listed on The New York Stock Exchange - Euronext under the ticker symbol “CPAC”. With more than 60 years of operating history, the Company produces, distributes and sells cement and cement-related materials, such as concrete blocks and ready-mix concrete. Cementos Pacasmayo’s products are primarily used in construction, which has been one of the fastest-growing segments of the Peruvian economy in recent years. The Company also produces and sells quicklime for use in mining operations.
Note on Forward-Looking Statements
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CONTACT: Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A.
In Lima, Peru:
Manuel Ferreyros, CFO
Investor Relations Cementos Pacasmayo
Tel: 511‐317‐6000 ext. 2165
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA SOUTH AMERICA PERU NEW YORK
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MANUFACTURING OTHER MANUFACTURING CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY COMMERCIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE RESIDENTIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE
SOURCE: Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A.
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