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

      The Annual Shareholders' Meeting on April 29, 2021, approved the Executive Boards proposal of a suspension of the dividend for fiscal 2020. 



      Dividend history
      YearDividendAnnual Shareholders' MeetingDividend Payment1
      2020€ 0.00April 29, 2021 
      2019 €3.00July 14, 2020 July 17, 2020
      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.

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