Dividend €3.00

Dividend

The dividend for the previous fiscal year is paid once a year after the approval of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting. 

The proposed dividend for fiscal 2019 will be out three business days after the day of the ASM (July 14, 2020) on July 17, 20201.

1In accordance with Section 58, Paragraph 4, Sentence 2 of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG), the entitlement to the dividend is due on the third business day following the resolution of the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting. 

Dividend for fiscal 2019 - timetable

June 3, 2020Dividend proposal by Executive and Supervisory Board
July 14, 2020Dividend resolution by Annual Shareholders' Meeting
July 15, 2020Announcement of dividend payout
July 15, 2020Ex-dividend day
July 16, 2020Record day for dividend
July 17, 2020Payment for dividend for the fiscal year 2020

Dividend history

Dividend pay out during the last years.


YearDividendAnnual Shareholders' MeetingDividend Payment1
2018 €4.75 April 26, 2019May 2, 2019
2017 €4.50April 27, 2018May 3, 2018
2016 €4.25April 28, 2017May 4, 2017
2015 €3.75 April 29, 2016 May 2, 2016
2014 €3.25April 30, 2015May 4, 2015
2013 €2.50April 25, 2014April 26, 2014 

1Since 2017, in accordance with Section 58, Paragraph 4, Sentence 2 of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG), the entitlement to the dividend is due on the third business day following the resolution of the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting.