Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Private construction company Duta Graha Indah Tbk has decided to allocate 21.5 percent of its last year`s net profit of Rp70.54 billion as dividends this year.

The dividend payments would reach Rp15.184 billion or at the rate of Rp2.75 per share, DGIK President Director Dudung Purwadi said here on Tuesday.

"The amount of 2010 dividend payments is larger than that of the previous year. Last year the company paid a cash dividend of Rp2.5 per share for the book year 2009," he said.

He said the cash dividend payments were part of the company`s responsibility and appreciation to shareholders.

"As a publicly-listed company, we must highly appreciate the trust given by the shareholders to us," he said after the company`s annual general shareholders meeting.

He said part of last year`s net profit would also be earmarked for retained earning as part of the company`s step to strengthen its working capital.

As per June 20, 2011 PT Duta Graha Indah Tbk was 33.03 percent owned by PT Lintas Kebayoran Kota, 14.99 percent by Asiariver Advisors, 9.02 percent by PT Rezeki Segitiga Emas, 7.35 percent by PT Laksindo Aditama and the rest by the public.

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