The board of Nigerian Breweries Plc has recommended an interim dividend of N1.9 billion with a payout of 25 kobo per share, from its N7.05 billion net profit reported at the end of its operations for the nine-month ended September 30, 2020.
The interim dividend is payable on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 to all shareholders registered in the books of the company as of Friday, November 20, 2020
According to the unaudited results filed at The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), net revenue was flat at N234 billion, compared to the N235.7 billion reported in the corresponding period of 2019.
The marginal decline, was attributed to factors such as the increase in excise duty, the impact of inflation, the increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5 per cent to 7.5 per cent, “and most importantly, the impact of the COVID-19 on most businesses across the world.” яндекс
According the statement signed by Uaboi Agbebaku, the company secretary/legal director, Nigerian Breweries Plc “will continue to focus on efforts to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on its operations, while protecting the health, safety and welfare of employees, customers and partners.