Upcoming Irish Continental Group dividend
Change(%)
+100.00%
Increase
Next payment 0.1€
Next payment date Jun 7, 2024
Last payment 0.05€
Last payment date Oct 6, 2023
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Ex-Dividend: 5/16/24
Confirmed

In the next dividend event of Irish Continental Group, to be held on June 7, 2024, shareholders will be paid a total of 0,1 euros per share.

As a potential shareholder of Irish Continental Group (IR5B), keep in mind that May 15, 2024 is your last chance to qualify for dividends, and the Record Date, May 17, 2024, is key for confirmation.

The dividend payment of Irish Continental Group on October 6, 2023 amounted to 0.05 euros per share.

Irish Continental Group plc, listed on the main stock exchange in Ireland and the United Kingdom, using the IR5B nomenclature, begins to pay dividends from 2013, maintaining compliance with its policy consistently with a slight pause in the period 2020-2021.

The amount has fluctuated slightly each year, in response to the organization's financial results, being delivered in two installments per year, generally one in the first days of June and the other in October, reaching a return of approximately 3.07%.

Payout Ratio Irish Continental Group Dividends

Irish Continental Group paid 4% of its net income in the last fiscal period as dividends.
Irish Continental Group's earnings (572,000,000.00€) are sufficient to cover the dividend payment. This payment represents 4% of the total net profit of IR5B.
Dividend payout ratio
Payout Ratio

Dividend calendar of Irish Continental Group

These are the most important events of the Irish Continental Group calendar in 2024:

Event Day
Last trading date May 15, 2024
Ex-Dividend (Ex-Date) May 16, 2024
Record date May 17, 2024
Date of payment June 7, 2024
Data confirmed by the company Irish Continental Group (IR5B).
Confirmed
Source
Historical annual dividend yields of Irish Continental Group
Over the past 5 years, Irish Continental Group has not consistently distributed dividends.
Increasing Dividends
Dividend yield
Dividend yield of Irish Continental Group vs. the sector
Irish Continental Group's dividend yield (2.69%) is above the sector average (1.30%).
Comparison with industry average
Irish Continental Group's dividend yield is between the top 25% (3.19%) and top 75% (0.00%) of the sector.
Evaluation with respect to competence.
Dividend yield history in Irish Continental Group
Over the past 5 years, Irish Continental Group has not consistently distributed dividends.
Dividend stability

Dividend history of Irish Continental Group

In this table you can see the complete history:

YearEx-DividendAmountTotal
2023
09/14/2023
05/18/2023
0.0487 €
0.0945 €
0.1432 €
2022
09/15/2022
06/09/2022
0.0464 €
0.09 €
0.1364 €
2020
05/28/2020
0.0899 €
0.0899 €
2019
09/19/2019
05/16/2019
0.0442 €
0.0856 €
0.1298 €
2018
09/20/2018
05/17/2018
0.0421 €
0.0815 €
0.1236 €
2017
09/21/2017
05/25/2017
0.0401 €
0.0776 €
0.1177 €
2016
09/22/2016
05/26/2016
0.0382 €
0.07387 €
0.11207 €
2015
09/17/2015
06/04/2015
0.03638 €
0.07035 €
0.10673 €
2014
09/17/2014
06/04/2014
0.03465 €
0.067 €
0.10165 €
2013
09/18/2013
06/05/2013
0.033 €
0.067 €
0.1 €
2012
09/19/2012
06/06/2012
0.033 €
0.067 €
0.1 €
2011
09/14/2011
05/11/2011
0.033 €
0.1 €
0.133 €
2010
05/12/2010
0.1 €
0.1 €
Irish Continental Group dividend capture strategy
Step 1: Buy Irish Continental Group shares (IR5B) one day before ex-dividend date
Date of purchase May 15, 2024
Next ex-dividend date May 16, 2024
Step 2: Sell Irish Continental Group shares (IR5B) when the price recovers.
Date of sale (estimated) May 24, 2024
Average price recovery 8 days
Average return on cost 1.47%
The dividend capture strategy is based on historical Irish Continental Group data. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Information about Irish Continental Group

Full name Irish Continental Group plc
Ticker IR5B
Sector Industry
Industry Marine Shipping
Market Capitalization 914.31 €
ISIN IE00BLP58571
Number of Employees 288
Description of the company

Irish Continental Group plc. is a group dedicated to shipping, automobile and passenger transportation, with routes from Ireland to Continental Europe and Great Britain, in addition to managing container terminals and ship chartering, in 2022 mobilized more than 696 thousand units, almost 320 thousand containers, working 24 hours a day, with customers in the food industry, entertainment, tourism, accommodation and beverages.

It was founded in 1972 as an Irish-Scandinavian company, initially named Irish Continental Line, focused on forming a direct ferry link between Ireland to mainland Europe. It was privatized and acquired by a group of investors in 1988, listed on the Irish Stock Exchange that same year and renamed Irish Continental Group plc.

At the beginning, the group operated three vessels, the Saint Killian, the Saint Patrick II and Le Havre under the Belfast Ferries brand, which they later sold. In 1992 they extended their scope by creating short sea links through the acquisition of B&I Line, opening also container transport business, dividing then their activities into two operating lines.

The Ferries division was later renamed Irish Ferries, owns a fleet of ferries and container vessels operating in Great Britain, Ireland and Continental Europe, and the container and terminal division with modern equipment, container services, stevedoring services, located mainly in the ports of Belfast and Dublin.

Frequently asked questions about Irish Continental Group dividends

Irish Continental Group is listed on the Euronext Dublin and is part of the ISEQ 20.

Irish Continental Group has the Ticker or stock code IR5B.

The CEO of Irish Continental Group in 2024 is Mr. Eamonn Rothwell B.Com., B.Comm, C.F.A., F.I.I.M.R., FCCA, M.B.S..

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