Dividends

Ordinary/ADR Shareholders

Policy

Aviva usually pays dividends on its ordinary shares in May and November each year.  Any dividend paid is declared by the directors at the interim and final results announcement and, in the case of a final dividend, approved by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting.

Over the medium term, Aviva will look to pay out a dividend that is 50% of its post tax operating earnings per share (EPS).

For any future dates please see the Financial Calendar .

History

Aviva
TypeEx-dividend dateRecord datePayment dateADR Payment dateDividend pence per share
Interim 6 Oct 16 7 Oct 16 17 Nov 16 23 Nov 16 7.42p
Final 7 Apr 16 8 Apr 16 17 May 16 23 May 16 14.05p
Interim 8 Oct 15 9 Oct 15 17 Nov 15 23 Nov 15 6.75p
Final 8 Apr 15 9 Apr 15 15 May 15 21 May 15 12.25p
Interim 9 Oct 14 10 Oct 14 17 Nov 14 21 Nov 13 5.85p
Final 2 Apr 14 4 Apr 14 16 May 14 24 May 14 9.40p
Interim 9 Oct 13 11 Oct 13 15 Nov 13 21 Nov 13 5.60p
Final 20 Mar 13 22 Mar 13 17 May 13 22 May 13 9.00p
Interim 19 Sep 12 21 Sep 12 16 Nov 12 23 Nov 12 10.00p
Final 21 Mar 12 23 Mar 12 17 May 12 24 May 12 16.00p
Interim 21 Sep 11 23 Sep 11 17 Nov 11 24 Nov 11 10.00p
Final 23 Mar 11 25 Mar 11 17 May 11 24 May 11 16.00p
Interim 22 Sep 10 24 Sep 10 17 Nov 10 24 Nov 10 9.50p
Final 24 Mar 10 26 Mar 10 17 May 10 24 May 10 15.00p
Interim 23 Sep 09 25 Sep 09 17 Nov 09  - 9.00p
Final 25 Mar 09 27 Mar 09 15 May 09  - 19.91p
Interim 24 Sep 08 26 Sep 08 17 Nov 08  - 13.09p
Final 26 Mar 08 28 Mar 08 16 May 08  - 21.10p
Interim 21 Sep 07 26 Sep 07 16 Nov 07  - 11.90p
Final 07 Mar 07 09 Mar 07 17 May 07  - 19.18p
Interim 16 Aug 06 18 Aug 06 17 Nov 06  - 10.82p
Final 08 Mar 06 10 Mar 06 17 May 06  - 17.44p
Interim 17 Aug 05 19 Aug 05 17 Nov 05  - 9.83p
Final 16 Mar 05 18 Mar 05 17 May 05  - 16.00p
Interim 11 Aug 04 13 Aug 04 17 Nov 04  - 9.36p
Final 24 Mar 04 26 Mar 04 17 May 04  - 15.15p
Interim 24 Sep 03 26 Sep 03 17 Nov 03  - 9.00p
Final 26 Mar 03 28 Mar 03 16 May 03  - 14.25p
Interim 25 Sep 02 27 Sep 02 15 Nov 02  - 8.75p
Friends Life
TypeRecord datePayment dateDividend pence per share
2nd Interim 09 Apr 15 20 Apr 15 24.1p
Interim 29 Aug 14 06 Oct 14

Financial Calendar

7.05p
Final 04 Apr 14 16 May 14 14.09p
Interim 06 Sep 13 04 Oct 13 7.05p
Final 19 Apr 13 20 May 13 14.09p
Interim 07 Sep 12 05 Oct 12 7.05p
Final 20 Apr 12 21 May 12 13.42p
Interim 09 Sep 11 07 Oct 11 6.47p
Final 26 Apr 11 26 May 11 12.57p
Interim 10 Sep 10 08 Oct 10 5.46p
Final 09 Apr 10 28 May 10 2.72p
CGNU
TypePayment dateDividend pence per share
Final 17 May 02 23.75p
Interim 15 Nov 01 14.25p
Final 17 May 01 23.75p
Interim 17 Nov 00 14.25p
CGU
TypePayment dateDividend pence per share
Final 17 May 00 23.75p
Interim 17 Nov 99 14.25p
Final 17 May 99 21.90p
Interim 17 Nov 98 13.25p
Norwich Union
TypePayment dateDividend pence per share
Final 14 June 00 9.35p
Interim 15 Dec 99 4.65p
Final 16 Jun 99 8.55p
Interim 16 Dec 98 4.25p
Final 17 Jun 98 7.75p
General Accident
TypePayment dateDividend pence per share
Final 01 Jul 98 25.00p
Interim 02 Jan 98 12.50p
Commercial Union
TypePayment dateDividend pence per share
Final 17 May 98 20.25p
Interim 17 Nov 97 12.25p

Preference Shareholders

Aviva Plc

Holding Ex Dividend date Record date Payment date

8 3/4%

01 Dec 16 02 Dec 16 31 Dec 16

8 3/8%

08 Sep 16 09 Sep 16 30 Sep 16
8 3/4% 09 Jun 16 10 Jun 16 30 Jun 16

8 3/8%    

10 Mar 16 11 Mar 16 31 Mar 16
8 3/4% 03 Dec 15 04 Dec 15 31 Dec 15
8 3/8% 03 Sep 15 04 Sep 15 30 Sep 15
8 3/4% 04 Jun 15 05 Jun 15 30 Jun 15
8 3/8% 05 Mar 15 06 Mar 15 31 Mar 15
8 3/4% 04 Dec 14 05 Dec 14 31 Dec 14
8 3/8% 03 Sep 14 05 Sep 14 30 Sep 14
8 3/4% 04 Jun 14 06 Jun 14 30 Jun 14
8 3/8% 05 Mar 14 07 Mar 14 31 Mar 14
8 3/4% 06 Nov 13 08 Nov 13 31 Dec 13
8 3/8% 07 Aug 13 09 Aug 13 30 Sep 13
8 3/4% 01 May 13 03 May 13 30 Jun 13#
8 3/8% 30 Jan 13 01 Feb 13 31 Mar 13#
8 3/4% 07 Nov 12 09 Nov 12 31 Dec 12
8 3/8% 08 Aug 12 10 Aug 12 12 Sep 12
8 3/4% 02 May 12 04 May 12 30 Jun 12
8 3/8% 01 Feb 12 03 Feb 12 31 Mar 12
8 3/4% 09 Nov 11 11 Nov 11 31 Dec 11
8 3/8% 10 Aug 11 12 Aug 11 30 Sep 11
8 3/4% 04 May 11 06 May 11 30 Jun 11
8 3/8% 02 Feb 11 04 Feb 11 31 Mar 11
8 3/4% 10 Nov 10 12 Nov 10 30 Dec 10
8 3/8% 13 Aug 10 11 Sep 10 30 Sep 10
8 3/4% 05 May 10 07 May 10 30 Jun 10
8 3/8% 03 Feb 10 05 Feb 10 31 Mar 10

General Accident

Holding Ex Dividend date Record date Payment date

8 7/8%

01 Dec 16 02 Dec 16 01 Jan 17#

7 7/8%

08 Sep 16 08 Sep 16 01 Oct 16#

8 7/8%

09 Jun 16 10 Jun 16 01 Jul 16
7 7/8% 10 Mar 16 11 Mar 16 01 Apr 16#
8 7/8% 03 Dec 15 04 Dec 15 01 Jan 16#
7 7/8% 03 Sep 15 04 Sep 15 01 Oct 15
8 7/8% 04 Jun 15 05 Jun 15 01 Jul 15
7 7/8% 05 Mar 15 06 Mar 15 01 Apr 15
8 7/8% 04  Dec 14 05 Dec 14 01 Jan 15#
7 7/8% 03 Sep 14 05 Sep 14 01 Oct 14
8 7/8%
04 Jun 14
06 Jun 14
01 Jul 14
7 7/8%
05 Mar 14
07 Mar 14
01 Apr 14
8 7/8%
06 Nov 13
08 Nov 13
01 Jan 14#
7 7/8% 07 Aug 13 09 Aug 13 01 Oct 13
8 7/8% 08 May 13 10 May 13 01 Jul 13
7 7/8% 30 Jan 13 01 Feb 13 01 Apr 13
8 7/8% 07 Nov 12 09 Nov 12 01 Jan 13#
7 7/8% 08 Aug 12 10 Aug 12 01 Oct 12
8 7/8% 09 May 12 11 May 12 01 Jul 12#
7 7/8% 01 Feb 12 03 Feb 12 01 Apr 12#

* Please note that the dates are provisional and may be subject to change.

# As the payment date falls on a non-working day, payment will be made on the first working day following the payment date.