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Dividends are declared by CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V.’s shareholders at the Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting. The dividend declaration is usually based upon the recommendation of CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V.’s board of directors.


At CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V.’s Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting held in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V.’s shareholders approved an increase in the capital stock of the Company in its variable portion through capitalization of retained earnings. For additional information on the 2016 capitalization program please click here.

The following table shows the dividend for the period from 2004 to 2008 and capitalization of retained earnings from 2009 to 2016.

Year ADS Ex-coupon
date
Cash Dividend
USD Equivalent1
Stock
Dividend
Capitalization
of retained
earnings
2016 April 29, 2016 1 new ADS per
25 ADSs held
2015 April 28, 2015 1 new ADS per
25 ADSs held
2014 April 22, 2014 1 new ADS per
25 ADSs held
2013 April 23, 2013 1 new ADS per
25 ADSs held
2012 March 27, 2012 1 new ADS per
25 ADSs held
2011 March 25, 2011 1 new ADS per
25 ADSs held
2010 June 2, 2010 1 new ADS per
25 ADSs held
2009 May 29, 2009 1 new ADS per
25 ADSs held
2008 May 6, 2008 0.84 20% discount
2007 May 8, 2007 0.75 20% discount
2006 May 5, 2006 0.67 20% discount
2005 May 6, 2005 0.61 20% discount
2004 May 6, 2004 0.51 20% discount

1Dividends from 2004 to 2005 were declared in Mexican pesos. However, ADS holders electing cash received the dividend in U.S. dollars. These amounts represent the approximate U.S. dollar amount distributed to ADS holders. Dividends from 2006 to 2008 were declared in U.S. dollars.

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V.’s board of directors will continue to base their recommendation whether to continue to pay dividends and the amount of those dividends on, among other things, our earnings, cash flow, capital requirements, financial condition, and other relevant factors.

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