Fugro will not pay a dividend over 2014

Dutch marine services group Fugro has announced that it doesn't pay a dividend this year.

Today Fugro, member of the Dutch AEX-index, warned for a second half results that are significantly below analyst expectations due to a rapidly deteriorating market for oil services.

As aspected Fugro said it wouldn't maintain its annual dividend of €1.50. However not many analysts had expected Fugro to eliminate its dividend.

It's the first time Fugro won't pay a dividend in more than 20 years. As a result of the announcement Fugro's stock lost more than 20% in Amsterdam trading on Wednesday.

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