Endesa declares interim dividend.MADRID, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--December 16, 1997--Endesa (NYSE NYSE
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This amount represents an increase of 12 percent over the interim dividend declared last year, against 1996 earnings, of Pta 25.00 (approx. $0.17 per ADR).
This gross interim dividend will initially be subject to withholding taxes under applicable laws and regulations. Translations of pesetas (Pta) into dollars ($) will be made at the prevailing rate of exchange on January 2, 1998. ADR holders of record December 31, 1997, will be paid January 28, 1998
Fernando Lario, North America Investor Relations Investor relations
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