Approval of 2013 interim dividend: €0.55 per share by Eni's Board of directors.
At the board meeting held today, Eni’s Board of Directors resolved to distribute to Shareholders an interim dividend for the fiscal year 2013 of €0.55 per each share outstanding at the ex-dividend date as of 23 September 2013, payable on 26 September 2013. The proposal to distribute an interim dividend of €0.55 was announced to the market on 1 August 2013, when the Company published its second quarter results .
Holders of ADRs will receive € 1.10 per ADR, with each ADR listed on the New York Stock Exchange representing two Eni shares, outstanding at the record date as of 25 September 2013, payable on 7 October 2013 .
Eni’s independent auditors have issued their report pursuant to Article 2433-bis, paragraph 5, of the Italian Civil Code.
The board’s resolution on the interim dividend was made on the basis of the half year separate accounts of the parent company Eni SpA at 30 June 2013, which were prepared in accordance with IFRS. In the first half of 2013 Eni SpA reported net profit of €4,122 million .