56,7% of the shareholders of ACS (BME:ACS) has chosen to receive the dividend of EUR 0.48 in new shares of the company, while 43.3% preferred to receive it in cash.
On the occasion of the second execution of its flexible dividend, ACS has allocated 59 million euros to acquire 123 million rights to shareholders who have preferred to receive the dividend in cash, as indicated by the company to the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV).
The company has delivered one new share for every 58 old shares and for those who have wished to collect their remuneration in cash, ACS has acquired the free-of-charge allocation rights at 0.48 euros gross.
With all this, the final number of ordinary shares of 0.50 euros of nominal value per unit to be issued is 2,331,835, with the nominal amount of the capital increase of 1.1 million euros.
Consequently, the capital reduction for redemption of own shares approved at the shareholders’ meeting in May will also be in the same number of shares and amount.
It is expected that the new shares will be admitted to stock market trading on February 14, so that their contracting begins a day later.
After 10:00 am, ACS shares fell 1.39% to 27.5 euros. So far this year its value has appreciated by about 5% in the IBEX 35.