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Dividend Policy & Payment

“The Company has established the dividend payment policy to pay the dividend for each year at no less than 50 percent of the net profit according to the separate financial statements after deductions of legal provisions set forth in the Company’s regulations and relevant laws, provided that such dividend payment would not have significant impact to the Company’s normal business operation.”

The Company was able to pay out dividend to its shareholders starting from 2004 after the Company started to generate profit after having deducted all the loss carried forward. Details on the dividend payment in 2017 are as follows:

Dividend 2017 2016 2015
Earnings Per Share (Baht Per Share) 0.43 0.39 0.33
Dividend Per Share (Baht Per Share) 0.36 0.30 0.25
Dividend Payout Ratio (%) 83.72% 76.92 75.76%
Dividend Paid (million Baht) 341 284 262
Number of Paid - up Common Shares (Million Shares) 1,048 1,048 1,048
Number of Treasury Shares (Million Shares) 100 100 -
Par Value (Baht Per Share) 1.00 1.00 1.00

Remark
* According to the Table above for year 2017, the projected dividend payment was calculated based on the number of issued and paid-up shares deducted by the number of treasury stock remaining as of the end of year 2017; however, the actual number of shares with right to receive the dividend must be calculated based on the number of issued and paid-up shares deducted by the number of treasury stock remaining as at the Record Date of March 6, 2018.

Dividend Payment of Diamond Materials Co., Ltd. (Subsidiary Company)

According to the Articles of Association of the subsidiary company, Article 26 states that “At every dividend payment, the company must appropriate fund for reserve capital for at least one-twentieth of the net profit according to the separate financial statements, which the company has made from its business operation until such reserve capital reaches one-tenth of the capital of the company or more.”