BKI aims to generate an increasing income stream in the form of fully franked dividends, to the extent of available imputation tax credits, through long-term investment in a portfolio of assets that are also able to deliver long term capital growth to shareholders. All historical dividends paid have been fully franked.
As can be seen in the chart below, BKI has been able to increase Ordinary Dividends paid to shareholders through long term investing in good quality dividend paying companies. BKI has also distributed to shareholders 7 fully franked Special Dividends since listing.
BKI Dividends Paid to Shareholders
Growing Income Stream
Dividends + Franking Credits received from a $10,000 investment in BKI at inception V’s Bank Quarterly Interest.
Highlights the opportunity of receiving a fully franked dividend in a falling interest rate environment.
Long Term Dividend Income
Source: BKI, Bloomberg. An investor who spent the equivalent of $10,000 to purchase BKI shares upon listing in December 2003 would now be receiving fully franked dividends of $1,943pa. The franking credits enhance the income by a further $833, assuming a tax rate of 30% (total income of $2,776pa). The same investment in a term deposit (based on the cash rate + 0.50%) would be earning $357pa with no franking credits. Figures include reinvestment of dividends and cash, Ignores capital appreciation of BKI shares.
|BKI – Dividend History & DRP Pricing|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Special||Dividend Per Share (cents)||Franking (%)||DRP Price *||Pay/ Issue Date|
|* Note that DRP was introduced on 16/12/2005|
|BKI – Pricing of Equity Raisings (excluding take-overs & DRP)|
|Nature of Equity Raising||Issue Price||Issue Date|
|Share Purchase Plan||$1.075||9-May-05|
|Share Purchase Plan||$1.330||9-May-06|
|Placement via Dixons||$1.450||4-Sep-07|
|Share Purchase Plan||$1.200||7-Apr-08|
|Share Purchase Plan||$1.180||30-Sep-09|
|Share Purchase Plan||$1.290||8-Nov-12|
|Share Purchase Plan||$1.655||8-Aug-14|
|Share Purchase Plan||$1.550||06-May-16|
|Share Purchase Plan||$1.580||22-Jun-17|