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At CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V.’s Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting held on March 28, 2019, a cash dividend was declared in the amount of U.S.$150 million, payable in two equal installments, on June 17, 2019 and December 17, 2019. The first installment of the cash dividend was paid to CEMEX CPO holders on June 17, 2019 in Mexican Pesos and CEMEX ADS holders received the first installment of the cash dividend on June 18, 2019. The first installment of the cash dividend was paid at the rate of U.S.$0.001663 per share (equivalent to $0.0318709 Mexican pesos per share) per share, against the delivery of coupon 149 (one hundred and forty-nine) adhered to the share certificates. CEMEX CPO holders received a cash dividend of $0.095610 Mexican pesos per CPO (equivalent to U.S.$0.004989 per CPO) and CEMEX ADS holders received a cash dividend of U.S.$0.049890 per ADS. The second, and final, installment of the cash dividend was paid to CEMEX CPO holders on December 17, 2019 in Mexican Pesos. CEMEX ADS holders received the second, and final, installment of the cash dividend on December 18, 2019.
CEMEX CPO and ADS holders as of the record date of December 16, 2019, were entitled to receive the second, and final, installment of the cash dividend (U.S.$75 million). The last date to acquire CEMEX CPOs with dividend rights was on December 11, 2019 and the last day to acquire CEMEX ADSs with dividend rights was on December 12, 2019. CEMEX paid the second, and final, installment of the cash dividend at the rate of approximately $0.031517 Mexican pesos per share (equivalent to U.S.$0.001654 per share), against the delivery of coupon 150 (one hundred and fifty) adhered to the share certificates representing all of the outstanding shares that integrate the capital stock. CEMEX CPO holders received a cash dividend of $0.094551 Mexican pesos per CPO (equivalent to U.S.$0.004962 per CPO) and CEMEX ADS holders received a cash dividend of U.S.$0.049620 per ADS. The final cash dividend to CEMEX CPO holders paid on December 17, 2019 in Mexican Pesos was determined applying an exchange rate of $19.0455 Mexican pesos per U.S. dollar as determined by Banco de México on December 13,2019.
The declared dividend comes from the Net Tax Profit Account (Cuenta de Utilidad Fiscal Neta or CUFIN) generated until December 31, 2013, therefore no withholding tax will be generated for the payment of this dividend. Furthermore, dividend payments to non-residents of Mexico will not be subject to withholding tax in Mexico.
The following table shows the dividend paid for the period from 2004 to 2008 and the dividend paid in year 2019.
|Year||ADS Ex-coupon date||Cash Dividend
|2019||June 13, 2019
December 13, 2019
|2008||May 6, 2008||0.84|
|2007||May 8, 2007||0.75|
|2006||May 5, 2006||0.67|
|2005||May 6, 2005||0.61|
|2004||May 6, 2004||0.51|
1Dividends from 2004 to 2005 were declared in Mexican pesos. However, ADS holders electing cash received the dividend in U.S. dollars. These amounts represent the approximate U.S. dollar amount distributed to ADS holders. Dividends from 2006 to 2008 and 2019 were declared in U.S. dollars, the amounts shown in this table have been rounded.
CEMEX's shares are traded on the Mexican stock exchange in the form of Ordinary Participation Certificates, or CPOs, and on the New York Stock Exchange in the form of American Depositary Shares, or ADSs. The depositary bank for CEMEX's ADS program is Citibank, N.A.
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