SOURCE: Prudential plc

August 24, 2005 05:04 ET

Prudential PLC announces Scrip Dividend

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 24, 2005 --Date: 24 August 2005

PRUDENTIAL PLC SCRIP DIVIDEND

Prudential plc announces that the reference price for the fully paid extra shares to be issued to shareholders who elect to receive the scrip dividend alternative for the 2005 interim dividend is 510.80 pence per share.

The reference price is calculated as the average of the middle market quotations for the Company's shares as derived from the Daily Official List of the London Stock Exchange for the five business days which commenced on 17 August 2005.

Further details of the scrip dividend alternative will be mailed to shareholders in mid September 2005.

Prudential plc is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc, a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America.

Name of contact & telephone numbers for queries:

Group Secretarial

Penny Follows 020 7548 3821

Jennie Webb 020 7548 2027






                      This information is provided by RNS
            The company news service from the London Stock Exchange