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Our interim and final dividend determination dates coincide with the announcements of our interim and full year results.

2017 Interim Dividend

On 21 February 2017, BHP Billiton determined to pay an interim dividend of 40 US cents per share.

The proposed dates1 for the 2017 Interim Dividend of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc are as follows:

Half Yearly Results Announcement and Dividend Determination 21 February 2017
Currency conversion into RAND
3 March 2017
Last day to trade cum dividend on JSE Limited
7 March 2017
Ex-Dividend Date (New York2 and Johannesburg stock exchanges)
8 March 2017
Ex-Dividend Date (Australian and London stock exchanges)
9 March 2017
Record Date (including currency conversion and currency election dates for Australian & London stock exchanges)
10 March 2017
Payment Date
28 March 2017

Dates are subject to change.

2 BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton 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.

Summary of previous dividends

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