The issued share capital of Zytronic plc is 16,044,041 Ordinary shares of 1.0p each.
The figure of 16,044,041 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company under the FCA’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.
The company’s shares are traded on AIM. The number of shares not in public hands as at 31 December 2017 was 284,248, 1.8%.
Significant shareholders as at 31 December 2017 were:
|Beneficial Owner||No. of shares||% of total
|Close Brothers Asset Management||1,069,233||6.66|
|Brown Shipley & Co. Limited||1,066,414||6.65|
|Investec Wealth & Management||679,144||4.23|
|AXA Framlington Investment Managers||630,000||3.93|
|Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management||615,548||3.84|
|Cavendish Asset Management||606,692||3.78|
|Cazenove Capital Management||583,554||3.64|
The Board has adopted a dividend policy appropriate to the Group’s financial performance. It takes into account the ability to operate and grow the business and the need to manage gearing and retain a prudent level of cash resources within the Group.
Over the last five financial years, the Board has increased the level of dividends significantly, as shown below;
|Dividends related to the year
ended 30 September
|Interim dividends, paid in July, during the
|Final dividends, paid in February or March,
following the financial year end
|Total dividend for the financial year||–||19.00||14.41||12.01||10.01|
|2017 Final Dividend||9 March|
|2018 Half-Year End||31 March|
|2018 Interim Results||15 May|
|2017 Interim Dividend||20 July|
|2018 Year End||30 September|
|2018 Preliminary Results||December|
All shareholders are invited to attend our Annual General Meetings and meet the Non-Executive and Executive Directors. We welcome these opportunities to report on our performance, answer your questions, and provide a conducted tour of our manufacturing facilities.