to acct as two separate checks......must have missed reason
The company has also elected to return the net proceeds from the sale of its non-core North American OTC brands to shareholders through payment of a supplemental dividend of 5p. This will be paid with the fourth quarter ordinary dividend.
http://www.gsk.com/investors/dividend-calculator-ny.htmThere was a supplemental "Special Dividend" of .15795/share
The supplemental dividend is from the sale of non-core OTC products.
i just noticed that also..not sure why..