Dividend Payment Policy

The Company’s dividend policy requires the company to distribute the dividend of not less than 70 percent of the consolidated net profit after tax

             However, DCC Performance and Retained earnings should not be negative and depending on the sufficiency to the Company’s Cash Flow and investment plans and other relevant factors.”

The Meeting resolved that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders for the year 2018 be proposed to consider and approve the payment of the annual dividend of the year 2017 at the rate of 0.128 Baht per share, for total number of 6,527,993,958 shares as the issued and paid-up share capital of the Company, totally 835,583,227 Baht, of which cash totally 685,439,366 Baht or 0.105 Baht per share was paid as interim dividend during the year 2017.  The remaining of 0.023 Baht would be further paid out totally 150,143,861 Baht, the dividend payout ratio of the Company shall be  75%. In case of the Meeting of Shareholders for year 2018 approves the dividend payment as proposed.

Total dividends paid in the past 5 years (Baht /share)

              Dividend Details 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
1.Net Profit (Million Baht) 1,117 1,422 1,372 1,227 1,298
2.Number of shares (Million Shares) 6,528 6,528 6,528 4,080 4,080
3.Earning per Share (Baht) 0.171 0.218 0.21 0.301 0.318
4.Dividend paid per share (Baht) 0.128 0.16325 0.21 0.301 0.318
5.Total Dividend Paid (Million Baht) 836 1,066 1,371 1,228 1,297
6.Dividend Payout Ratio (%) 75 75 100 100 100

 

Y2017 Net Profit (Million Baht) Earning per Share(Baht) Directors approved to pay Dividend (Baht/Share) Dividend Payout Ratio (%)
Quarter 1 346.2 0.053 0.04 75
Quarter 2 321 0.049 0.037 75
Quarter 3 241.6 0.037 0.028 75
Quarter 4 208.1 0.032 0.023 75
Total 1,116.90 0.171 0.128 75