Atos issue ordinary shares for 2018 dividend

Atos SE (ATO.FR) said Friday that more than two million new ordinary shares have been issued in order to pay part of its 2018 dividend.

The issuance price for the newly-issued shares was set at 62.02 euros ($69.47) during Atos’s annual general meeting in April, representing a discount to its closing price on Friday of EUR71.00.

During its AGM, the French information technology company said it would distribute a dividend of EUR1.70 a share for its 2018 financial year and that shareholders could decide to receive the dividend either in cash or in shares.

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