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Stock dividend

In accordance with our dividend policy, and depending on our company's financial and profit situation and financial requirements at the time, we aim to pay out around 50% of the group's operating result to our shareholders and retain the other half as a reserve for future investments.

The Annual General Meeting of 01 April 2022 followed the recommendation of the Management Board and Supervisory Board and decided on the dividend payout for the 2021 financial year. On April 06, 2022 € 1.00 was paid out for each preference share and € 0.95 for each ordinary share.

 

Development of dividend payouts over the past ten years:

Financial year2021202020192018201720162015201420132012
Dividend per preference share€ 1.00€ 0.55€ 0.55€ 0.60€ 0.57€ 0.53€ 0.49€ 0.44€ 0.42€ 0.40
Dividend per ordinary share€ 0.95€ 0.50€ 0.50€ 0.55€ 0.52€ 0.48€ 0.44€ 0.39€ 0.37€ 0.35