General

Where can I find out Vitec’s current and historic share price?plus

Please refer to the share price section of the website

The share price tools allow you to look at both current and historic price data.

How can I keep up to date with Vitec’s news and events?plus

When does Vitec report its financial results?plus

Vitec’s financial year ends on 31 December. Annual results for the financial year are usually announced in mid-February of the following year.

In addition, Vitec reports interim results for the six months to 30 June each year, which are usually announced in August.

Please visit our Financial Calendar to check confirmed dates

Are Vitec’s results presentations available online? plus

Vitec publishes an audio recording of results presentations online after the event. 

These can be accessed via the Presentation page

Where can I get a copy of the latest Annual Report & Accounts?plus

Vitec’s Annual Report and & Accounts can be viewed and downloaded online in a PDF format.

View our latest Annual Report & Accounts.

If you would like a printed copy, please contact the Company Secretary. 

When is the Annual General Meeting held?plus

Vitec’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) is usually held in May each year.

Please visit our Financial Calendar to check if the date of our next AGM has been announced

I have been approached by someone to sell my shares. How do I know if it is a genuine offer? plus

Shareholders should be aware that fraudsters may try and use high pressure tactics to lure investors into share scams. Information on share scams can be found on the Financial Conduct Authority’s website, www.fca.org.uk/consumers/share-fraud-boiler-room-scams, or via their consumer helpline: 0800 111 6768. 

The Company does not promote or endorse anyone to contact shareholders to deal in its shares.

Shareholder information

What do I do if my personal details have changed?plus

If you have a Shareview portfolio you will be able to change your address, email address, dividend choice and dividend payment instruction online.

If you wish to change other details, to transfer shares or lodge a power of attorney or other legal document please contact our registrar, Equiniti Limited.

What should I do with my share certificate(s)?plus

Share certificates should be kept in a safe place. You will need them to sell/transfer your shares.

What should I do if I have lost/misplaced my share certificate?plus

There is a charge to replace your share certificate, so we advise that you ensure you have looked thoroughly before requesting a new one.

Please contact Vitec’s registrar, Equiniti Limited for information on requesting a new certificate and the applicable fees.

Why do I receive duplicate documents?plus

If you have more than one account on the share register you will receive documentation for each account.

Please contact Vitec’s registrar, Equiniti Limited, for information on how to combine your accounts.

What do I do if a shareholder has passed away?plus

If you are administering the estate, you may need to transfer shares into the names of beneficiaries or sell the holding.

You will need to contact Vitec’s registrar, Equiniti Limited, telling them what you are going to do.

They will then send you the forms you will need to complete. You will be asked to supply a certified copy of the death certificate, together with an appropriate authority to deal with the estate, such as a Grant of Probate.

Have you changed registrar?plus

With effect from 29 November 2019, Vitec changed it’s registrar from Link Asset Services to Equiniti Limited. All records have been transferred to Equiniti.

How can I sell or buy more shares in Vitec?plus

Equiniti Limited have a share dealing service. Alternatively, you may wish to use a broker of your own choice.

Dividends

When does Vitec pay dividends? plus

Vitec historically has paid dividends twice a year, in May and October.

View details of historic dividend payments

Can I receive dividends directly into my bank account?plus

If you would like to receive your dividends directly into your UK bank account or building society account, you can do so by:

Does Vitec offer a Dividend Reinvestment Plan?plus

You can elect to join the Dividend Reinvestment Plan which enables you to reinvest cash dividends into additional Vitec shares.

Please contact our registrar, Equiniti Limited, for more details.

I’ve lost my dividend cheque. Can I get a replacement? plus

Please contact Vitec’s registrar, Equiniti Limited, if you have lost your dividend cheque and need a replacement.

Equiniti Limited can also assist you in setting up your share account so that you receive dividend payments directly into your bank account.

Will I receive a tax voucher when a dividend is paid?plus

A Dividend Confirmation is issued to shareholders showing relevant information for each payment. If you participate in the DRIP, in addition to the Dividend Confirmation, you will also receive your Income Tax Relief Certificate.