Moscow, Russian Federation – Mobile TeleSystems PJSC (“MTS” or the “Company” – NYSE: MBT; MOEX: MTSS), the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS, announces the completion of its dividend payments for the H1 2016 financial results.
The dividend for H1 2016 amounted to RUB 24.0 bln or RUB 11.99 per ordinary MTS share (RUB 23.98 per ADR). In August 2016, MTS completed the payment of dividends based on FY 2015 financial results in the amount of RUB 28.0 bln or RUB 14.01 per ordinary MTS share (RUB 28.02 per ADR). The total amount of dividends paid out in 2016 calendar year reached RUB 52.0 bln, thus fulfilling the target payout of RUB 25.0-26.0 per ordinary share (RUB 50.0-52.0 per ADR) that was set under the new dividend policy in April 2016.
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For further information, please contact in Moscow:
Joshua B. Tulgan
Director, Department of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations
Mobile TeleSystems PJSC
Tel: +7 495 223 2025
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