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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

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.

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 for 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

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

Dividend 101 US cents per share Exchange rate Dividend per ordinary share in local currency
 Australian cents  0.770200  131.134770
 British pence  1.383800  72.987426
 New Zealand cents  0.716132  141.035452
South African cents 14.83670 1498.50670

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

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.

2020 Final Dividend

The following table sets out the currency exchange rates applicable for the 2020 final dividend:

Dividend 55 US cents per share Exchange rate Dividend per ordinary share in local currency
 Australian cents 0.728900 75.456167
 British pence 1.306150 42.108487
 New Zealand cents 0.669330 82.171724

South African cents

16.84200

926.31000

The dividend was paid on 22 September 2020. 

Summary of previous dividends

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