Absa Group Resumes Dividend; Posts Earnings Above Pre-Covid Level

Absa Group Limited (AGL) has resumed shareholder payouts after a year-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Absa Group Limited (AGL), Africa’s largest diversified financial services group, has resumed shareholder payouts after a year-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Group said its earnings are above pre-Covid-19 levels in the first half of 2021.

“It’s particularly pleasing that our earnings are above pre-Covid-19 levels. Also, our first half normalised headline earnings per share is our highest ever,” said Absa interim group CEO Jason Quinn.