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Dividend Payment Policy

Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Public Company Limited has a policy to pay dividend at no less than 40 per cent of its total net profit according to the consolidated financial statements after capital reserve required by laws and other reserves. However, dividend payment also depends on the Company's cash flow.

Dividend paid to shareholders since the inauguration of its operation is as follows:

Year
Net Profit
(Million Baht)
Net Profit
after reserves
required by laws
(Million Baht) /1
Earnings Per Share (Baht)
% of dividend payment
Paid Dividend (Million Baht)
No. of shares (Million)
Dividend per share (Baht)
2001
3,060
2,907
2.00
49.9
1,450
1,450
1.00
2002
4,729
4,492
3.10
48.4
2,175
1,450
1.50
2003
5,424
5,153
3.55
49.2
2,537
1,450
1.75
2004
6,066
6,162
4.47
47.1
2,900
1,450
2.00
2005
6,487
5,763
4.18
50.3
2,900
1,450
2.00
2006
6,106
5,955
4.21
51.1
3,045
1,450
2.10
2007
5,829
5,829
4.02
52.2
3,045
1,450
2.10
2008
6,493
6,493
4.48
49.1
3,190
1,450
2.20
2009
6,740
6,740
4.65
48.4
3,263
1,450
2.25
2010
5,220
5,220
3.60
62.5
3,263
1,450
2.25
2011
4,849
4,849
3.34
67.3
3,263
1,450
2.25
2012
7,726
7,726
5.33
42.6
3,263
1,450
2.27
2013
6,514 /2
6,514
4.27
53.2
3,292
1,450
2.27
2014
6,279 /2
6,279
4.33
52.42
3,292
1,697
2.27
2015
3,188 /2
3,188
2.20
103.3
3,292
1,450
2.27
2016
6,166
6,166
4.25
55.27
3,408
1,450
2.35 /3

/1The Company has to deduct no less than 5 percent of profit for legal reserve until such reserve is no less than 10 percent of the registered capital or Baht 1,450 million. The Company has achieved this since 2006.

/2 Profit for the year was adjusted according to the Thai Financial Reporting Interpretations Committee No. 4 (TFRIC 4) on Determining whether an Arrangement Contains a Lease and the Accounting Standard No. 17 on Rental Agreement that listed companies are required by the Federation of Accounting Profession to adopt effective from 1 January 2014.

/3 An agenda proposed for shareholders’ approval in the Shareholders’ Annual General Meeting Year 2017 (B.E.) to be held on 16 March 2017. The Company paid interim dividend for the 6-month period (January-June 2016) at Baht 1.10 per share on 22 September 2016