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Dividend Reinvestment Plan

Our Board has approved the establishment of a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (involving on-market purchase) for implementation for the final dividend in the 2018 financial year. Subject to the terms and conditions of the Plan, shareholders will be able to elect to use their cash dividend for the purchase of BHP shares.

BHP Group Plc UK BHP Group Plc SA BHP Group Limited

Summary of dividend reinvestment price:

Limited: Dividend Reinvestment Plan price document

Plc: UK Dividend Reinvestment Plan price document

Plc: SA Dividend Reinvestment Plan price document

 

Interim and final dividend determination dates

Our interim and final dividend determination dates coincide with the announcements of our interim and full year results.

2020 Interim Dividend

The proposed dates1 for the 2020 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 2020 Interim Dividend. Full terms and conditions of the DRP can be found above.

Half Yearly Results Announcement and Dividend Determination 18 February 2020
Announcement of currency conversion into RAND 28 February 2020
Last day to trade cum dividend on JSE 3 March 2020
Ex-Dividend Date (JSE) 4 March 2020
Ex-Dividend Date (ASX, LSE and NYSE2) 5 March 2020
Record Date 6 March 2020
DRP and Currency Election date (including announcement of currency conversion for ASX and LSE) 9 March 2020
Payment Date 24 March 2020
DRP Allocation Date (ASX and LSE) within ten business days after the payment date 7 April 2020
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 7 April 2020

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 be made available at bhp.com/DRP4.

The following table sets out the currency exchange rates applicable for the dividend:

Dividend 65 US cents per share Exchange rate Dividend per ordinary share in local currency

Australian cents

0.653900

99.403579

British pence 1.309700 49.629686
New Zealand cents 0.625802 103.866718

South African cents

15.6171

1015.1115

The dividend will be paid on 24 March 2020. 

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
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Summary of previous dividends

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