Pony, how dare you post such blatantly inaccurate and false information in public. Was this out of total ignorance or was it intended to decieve someone into buying a stock you own?
To get the dividend you have to purchase the stock BEFORE the ex-dividend date. According to FRO the ex-div date for U.S. investors was 9/1. hxxp://biz.yahoo.com/pz/050902/85135.html
The Definition of Ex-dividend www.investopedia.com/terms/e/ex-date.asp
<<The date on or after which a security is traded without a previously declared dividend or distribution. After the ex-date, a stock is said to trade ex-dividend.
This is the date on which the seller, and not the buyer, of a stock will be entitled to a recently announced dividend. The ex-date is usually two business days before the record date. It is indicated in newspaper listings with an x. "