Lloyds Banking Group Dividend

The Lloyds Banking Group final dividend will be paid on Wednesday 26th September 2018. The dividend will be paid at a rate of 1.07p per share and your entitlement will be based on your holding as of 8am on 16th August 2018.

How will my dividend be paid?

The table below shows how your dividend will be processed depending on the dividend handling option you’ve selected.

Please note: this only applies to shares held with Bank of Scotland Share Dealing.

Risk Warning


Please remember that the value of an investment and the income from it can go down as well as up and you may get back less than you invested.

We don't provide advice so if you are in any doubt about making your own investment decisions we recommend you seek advice from a suitably qualified financial adviser.

How to control risk

Dividend handling option

What does this mean?

Payment date

Dividend reinvestment

Dividends are automatically reinvested into the stock.

The shares will show in your Share Dealing Account by midnight on the 27th September.

Pay away

The cash from the dividend is automatically sent to your nominated bank account.

The cash will show in your bank account on, or around Friday 28th September 2018.

Hold in account

The cash from the dividend is held in your Share Dealing Account.

The cash will show in your Share Dealing Account by midnight on Wednesday 26th September 2018.

Frequently asked questions

To qualify for a dividend you must have bought Lloyds Banking Group shares before the ex-dividend date of 16th August 2018 and held the shares until at least that date.

Only shares held at 8am on 16th August 2018 qualify for a dividend payment.

You can check your dividend handling option by signing into your Share Dealing Account online. Simply select ‘Account Management’ from the right-hand navigation and then select ‘Dividend Handling Options’.

If you want to change your dividend handling option for the Lloyds Banking Group dividend you must have confirmed your new option by 11.59pm on Monday 24th September. If you do change your dividend handling option it will affect all dividends that are paid in the future or until you change the dividend handling option again at a later date.

If you sign into your Share Dealing Account online and select ‘Account Management’ in the right-hand navigation you can check your nominated bank account. To change your bank account details select ‘Change Payment Details’ on the right-hand side.

If you want to change your nominated bank account for the Lloyds Banking Group dividend you must have confirmed your new bank account details by 11.59pm on Tuesday 25th September 2018.


We will only pay the dividend into your bank account if your dividend handling option is ‘pay away’.

If your bank details are missing or invalid, and your dividend handling option is ‘pay away’, we will issue a cheque for the dividend amount within ten working days. We will only issue a cheque if the amount payable on the dividend is £100 or more - values of less than this will be paid into your Share Dealing Account.

If you sign into your Share Dealing Account online and select ‘Account Management’ in the right-hand navigation, you can check your nominated bank account. To change your bank account details, select ‘Change Payment Details’ on the right-hand side.

If you hold Lloyds Banking Group shares on a certificate then you will need to call Equiniti on 0371 384 2990 for more information.

Please be aware that our Stocks and Shares ISA has a yearly administration charge. If there is an outstanding or unpaid balance due we will take this charge from any future dividend payment to cover these charges.

Bank of Scotland Share Dealing Service is operated by Halifax Share Dealing Limited. Halifax Share Dealing Limited. Registered in England and Wales no. 3195646. Registered Office: Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2RG. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5HS under registration number 183332. A Member of the London Stock Exchange and an HM Revenue & Customs Approved ISA Manager.