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Hanoi (VNA) –
The low-cost carrier Vietjet Air will issue more than 90.2 million shares as dividends paid to its shareholders for the last stage of 2017 at the rate of 20 percent.

Accordingly, each shareholder who owns 10 shares of Vietjet Air, coded VJC on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HOSE), will receive additional two new shares.

After paying the dividends, Vietjet Air’s charter capital will increase from 4.51 trillion VND to over 5.41 trillion VND. The deadline for dividend payment registration is July 2, 2018.

Over the past year, Vietjet Air has paid high dividends to its shareholders, with over 100 percent in some particular years.

Recently, the Petrovietnam Trading Company (Petechim) has purchased 100,000 shares of Vietjet Air after buying 150,000 shares previously.-VNA