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Share Dealing Services

A telephone and internet dealing service for UK shareholders is provided by the company’s registrars, Equiniti. For further information, including Equiniti’s terms and conditions and details of their fees, log on to www.shareview.co.uk/dealing or call 08456 037 037.

Dividend History – Pence per Share

  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Interim 10.6 11.1 11.1 12.5 15.0
Final 26.0 26.0 27.9 33.5 40.0
Total 36.6 37.1 39.0 46.0 55.0

Dividend Policy

It is Johnson Matthey’s policy to grow ordinary dividends over time, broadly in line with underlying earnings per share while maintaining dividend cover at about two and a half times to ensure sufficient funds are retained to support organic growth. Over the last five years from 2007/08, underlying earnings per share have grown at a compound annual growth rate of 14.5% p.a. The board is proposing a final dividend for 2011/12 of 40.0 pence to take the total for the year to 55.0 pence, which is 20% up. The dividend will be covered 2.8 times by underlying earnings.

Dividend Payments and DRIP

Dividends can be paid directly into shareholders’ bank or building society accounts. Shareholders wishing to take advantage of this facility should contact the company’s registrars, Equiniti, or complete the dividend mandate form attached to their dividend cheque. A Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP) is also available which allows shareholders to purchase additional shares in the company. Further information can be obtained from Equiniti, Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex BN99 6DA. Telephone 0871 384 2268*. They can also be contacted via their website at www.shareview.co.uk.

American Depositary Receipts

Johnson Matthey has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt (ADR) programme which BNY Mellon administers and for which it acts as Depositary. Each ADR represents two Johnson Matthey ordinary shares. The ADRs trade on the US over-the-counter (OTC) market under the symbol JMPLY. When dividends are paid to shareholders, the Depositary converts such dividends into US dollars, net of fees and expenses, and distributes the net amount to ADR holders. For enquiries, BNY Mellon can be contacted on 1-888-BNY-ADRS (1-888-269-2377) toll free if you are calling from within the United States. Alternatively, they can be contacted by e-mail at shrrelations@bnymellon.com or via their website at adrbnymellon.com.

Share Price and Group Information

Information on the company’s current share price together with copies of the group’s annual and half-yearly reports and major presentations to analysts and institutional shareholders are available on the Johnson Matthey website: www.matthey.com.

The website’s Investor Relations section contains extensive information and a number of tools which will be of assistance to investors including historic share price information downloads and a share price charting facility.

For capital gains tax purposes the mid-market price of the company’s ordinary shares on 31st March 1982 was 253 pence.


Shareholders who wish to contact Johnson Matthey Plc on any matter relating to their shareholding are invited to contact the company’s registrars, Equiniti, Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex BN99 6DA. Telephone 0871 384 2344* or via their website www.shareview.co.uk.

Shareholders may also telephone the company on 020 7269 8400 or write to:

The Company Secretary
Johnson Matthey Plc
5th Floor
25 Farringdon Street

For other enquiries shareholders may contact the Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at the above address and telephone number.

Calls to these numbers are charged at 8p per minute from a BT landline. Other telephony providers’ costs may vary. Lines are open 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday.
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