Record Date for Proposed Dividends
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KS005930, KS005935, SMSN, SMSD) ("SEC") announced today that its Management Committee at their meeting on June 12, 2017 decided the record date for the proposed dividends to be presented to the Board of Directors (the "Board") for a vote at the Board's next meeting scheduled for the end of July, 2017. If the Board approves the proposal to pay and declare dividends, it will determine the payment of quarterly dividends and the payout ratio at the scheduled meeting. The corresponding book closure period for the dividends, during which period the shareholders' registry of SEC will be closed and no transfer of shares in SEC will be effective, is presented below.
Dividend payments, if declared by the Board, will only be made to the shareholders of record at the close of business on June 30, 2017.
- Book Closure Period: July 1~July 14, 2017
- Record Date: June 30, 2017
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