LONDON & PARIS & HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
TechnipFMC plc (NYSE:FTI) (Paris:FTI) (ISIN:GB00BDSFG982) announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors revised its dividend policy to $0.13 per share on an annualized basis due to the sharp decline in commodity pricing and the impact of COVID-19.
The Company made a dividend payment of $0.13 per share in April 2020, which fulfills this annual dividend for 2020. The Company is taking this action to further strengthen the balance sheet and preserve liquidity.
The Company intends to pay its 2021 dividend in quarterly installments beginning in April 2021.
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- unanticipated changes relating to competitive factors in our industry;
- demand for our products and services, which is affected by changes in the price of, and demand for, crude oil and natural gas in domestic and international markets;
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- risks associated with being an English public limited company, including the need for “distributable profits” and the risk that we may not be able to pay dividends in accordance with our announced capital allocation plan.
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TechnipFMC is a global leader in subsea, onshore/offshore, and surface projects. With our proprietary technologies and production systems, integrated expertise, and comprehensive solutions, we are transforming our clients’ project economics.
We are uniquely positioned to deliver greater efficiency across project lifecycles from concept to project delivery and beyond. Through innovative technologies and improved efficiencies, our offering unlocks new possibilities for our clients in developing their oil and gas resources.
Each of our more than 37,000 employees is driven by a steady commitment to clients and a culture of purposeful innovation, challenging industry conventions, and rethinking how the best results are achieved.
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