Dividend history

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RELX PLC 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Interim dividend (pence) 5.65 6.00 6.65 7.00 7.40
Final dividend (pence) 15.9 17.0 17.95 19.0  
Total dividend (pence) 21.55 23.0 24.60 26.0  
RELX NV 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Interim dividend (€) 0.072 0.085 0.086 0.098 0.115
Final dividend (€) 0.212 0.219 0.243 0.285  
Total dividend (€) 0.284 0.304 0.329 0.383  
RELX PLC ADR 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Interim dividend ($) 0.09200 0.09450 0.10300 0.11600 0.11356
Final dividend ($) 0.25075 0.25645 0.30230 0.29382  
Total dividend ($) 0.34275 0.35095 0.40530 0.40981  
RELX NV ADR 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Interim dividend ($) 0.10279 0.10571 0.11362 0.12923 0.12836
Final dividend ($) 0.26964 0.28139 0.33125 0.31338  
Total dividend ($) 0.37243 0.38709 0.44486 0.44261  


Notes: The dividend rates shown for RELX NV ordinary shares and ADRs are gross dividend rates before the deduction of Dutch withholding tax.

On 1 July 2015, RELX NV undertook a bonus issue of 0.538 RELX NV shares for every existing RELX NV ordinary share held and changed its ADR ratio to 1:1 (previously 2:1). The dividend rates for ordinary shares have been adjusted to take account of the bonus issue and the dividend rates for ADRs have been adjusted to take account of the bonus issue and the ADR ratio change.