Date of publication: 24.05.2007
May 24, 2007 – Evraz Group S.A. (LSE: EVR) announces that the Company’s Board of Directors has recommended that the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held on June 20, 2007, approve a final dividend of US$3.30 per common share, or US$1.10 per GDR, in respect of the year ended December 31, 2006, payable to shareholders on the share register record date of June 6, 2007. When added to the interim dividend this will make a total dividend for the year of US$5.25 per common share, or US$1.75 per GDR.
Commenting, Alexander Frolov, Evraz Group’s Chairman and CEO, said, “The final dividend we have announced today is a reflection of our record results achieved in the second half of 2006. We remain focused on growing shareholder value and delivering superior returns for our shareholders in 2007 and beyond”.
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