Dividends

The Group has historically paid significant dividends to its shareholders and currently intends to continue to pay dividends both to provide Shareholders with a cash return on their investment and to act as a financial discipline for the Company. The Company intends to pay not less than 60 percent of retained profits in each financial year out as dividends to Shareholders. Dividends are declared following half-year and full-year results.

Plus500 Ltd dividends as a public company:

Ex Date Record Date Payment Date Amount per Share Total Amount
24 March 2016 29 March 2016 11 May 2016 $0.6284 $72,195,856
7 January 2016 8 January 2016 29 February 2016 $0.2121 $24,367,825
19 March 2015 20 March 2015 15 May 2015 $0.5658 $65,003,844
20 August 2014 22 August 2014 19 September 2014 $0.235 $27,000,000
12 March 2014 14 March 2014 1 May 2014 $0.2873 $33,007,431
4 September 2013 6 September 2013 3 October 2013 $0.07 $8,042,000

Set forth below are the amounts of dividends for the years 2010-2016:

Year Dividends Paid
2016 $96,563,681
2015 $65,003,844
2014 $60,007,431
2013 $16,810,000
2012 $14,575,000
2011 $9,642,000
2010 $8,795,000