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BHP Group PLC - Notice of 2021 Interim Dividend Dates

RNS Number : 9646Y
15 September 2020



15 September 2020



Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)


New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)


London Stock Exchange (LSE)


JSE Limited (JSE)





Notice of 2021 Interim Dividend Dates


The proposed dates1 for the 2021 Interim Dividend of BHP Group Limited and BHP Group Plc are set out below. BHP's Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP) will operate in respect of the 2021 Interim Dividend. Full terms and conditions of the DRP and details about how to participate can be found at bhp.com.


2021 Interim Dividend


Half Yearly Results Announcement and Dividend Determination

16 February 2021

Announcement of currency conversion into RAND

26 February 2021

Last day to trade cum dividend on JSE

2 March 2021

Ex-Dividend Date (JSE)

3 March 2021

Ex-Dividend Date (ASX, LSE and NYSE2)

4 March 2021

Record Date

5 March 2021

DRP and Currency Election date (including announcement of currency conversion ASX and LSE)


8 March 2021

Payment Date

23 March 2021

DRP Allocation Date (ASX and LSE) within ten business days after the payment date

6 April 2021


DRP Allocation Date (JSE), subject to the purchase of shares by the Transfer Secretaries in the open market, CSDP accounts credited/updated on or about3


6 April 2021


BHP Group Plc shareholders registered on the South African section of the register will not be able to dematerialise or rematerialise their shareholdings between the dates of 3 March 2021 and 5 March 2021 (inclusive), nor will transfers between the UK register and the South African register be permitted between the dates of 26 February 2021 and 5 March 2021 (inclusive).


Any eligible shareholder who wishes to participate in the DRP, or to vary a participation election should do so in accordance with the timetable set out above, or, in the case of shareholdings on the South African branch register of BHP Group Plc, in accordance with the instructions of your CSDP. The DRP Allocation Price will be calculated in each jurisdiction as an average of the price paid for all shares actually purchased to satisfy DRP elections. The Allocation Price applicable to each exchange will made available at bhp.com/DRP4


Authorised for lodgement by:

Geof Stapledon

Company Secretary



1 Dates are subject to change.

2 BHP Group Limited and BHP Group Plc shares are listed in the form of American Depositary Shares (ADSs) and traded as American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) on the NYSE. Each ADS represents two ordinary shares.

3 Computershare Investor Services (Pty) Limited as the Transfer Secretary will notify Strate and CSDPs when the price and allocation date is known.

4 In the case of BHP Group Limited, the allocation price will also be released via the ASX using Appendix 3A.1 in accordance with ASX requirements.




BHP Group Limited ABN 49 004 028 077                                                    BHP Group Plc Registration number 3196209

LEI WZE1WSENV6JSZFK0JC28                                                                  LEI 549300C116EOWV835768

Registered in Australia                                                                                 Registered in England and Wales
Registered Office: Level 18, 171 Collins Street                                               Registered Office:
Nova South, 160 Victoria Street

Melbourne Victoria 3000 Australia                                                                  London SW1E 5LB United Kingdom

Tel +61 1300 55 4757 Fax +61 3 9609 3015                                                    Tel +44 20 7802 4000 Fax +44 20 7802 4111


                                                                           The BHP Group is headquartered in Australia


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