It plans to pay a special dividend of £20m, worth 9p per share, alongside its interim dividend, on 15 September.
Countrywide sold around nine million shares in Zoopla when it floated last week. It still holds a 4.1 per cent stake in Zoopla, which it is required to hold on to for 180 days as part of a lock up agreement.
Zoopla priced its shares at 220p, in the lower half of its range of 200p-250p, leaving it just short of a £1bn market capitalisation.
Countrywide’s shares closed up 5.2 per cent yesterday at 527p.