Opera Declares Upcoming Cash Dividend of $0.40 per ADS Under its Recurring Dividend Program

June 11, 2024 at 7:00 AM EDT

OSLO, Norway, June 11, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Opera Limited (NASDAQ: OPRA) ("Opera"), one of the world's major browser developers and a leading internet consumer brand, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared its upcoming semi-annual cash dividend for holders of Opera's ordinary shares as well as American Depositary Shares ("ADSs"), each representing two ordinary shares.

Opera's next semi-annual dividend under its recurring dividend program will be $0.40 per ADS. Payment will be made to shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 2, 2024 (the "Record Date"). Dividends to be paid to the holders of ADSs through the depositary bank, The Bank of New York Mellon, will be subject to the terms of the deposit agreement. The Company expects the depositary bank to distribute dividends on or about July 15, 2024.

The aggregate amount of the dividend is approximately $35.4 million, based on a total of 88.5 million ADS equivalents outstanding. Opera's cash expense will be approximately $27.6 million. The remaining $7.8 million will be offset against Opera's remaining receivable from our majority shareholder, Kunlun Tech Limited ("Kunlun") in connection with the 2022 sale of Opera's stake in Star Group Interactive Inc.

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About Opera

Opera is a user-centric and innovative software company focused on enabling the best possible internet browsing experience across all devices. Hundreds of millions use the Opera web browsers for their unique and secure features on their mobile phones and desktop computers. Founded in 1995, and headquartered in Oslo, Norway, Opera is a public company listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the ticker symbol "OPRA". Download the Opera web browser and access other Opera products from opera.com. Learn more about Opera at investor.opera.com.


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SOURCE Opera Limited

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