Dividend

Dividend policy

Kemira’s dividend policy aims at paying a stable and competitive dividend.

Dividend payment

Kemira’s Annual General  will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Marina Congress Center.

The Board of Directors proposes to the Annual General Meeting that a dividend of EUR 0.53 per share be paid based on the adopted balance sheet for the financial year which ended on December 31, 2018. The dividend will be paid to a shareholder who is registered in the company’s shareholder register maintained by Euroclear Finland Oy on the record date for dividend payment, March 25, 2019. The Board of Directors proposes that the dividend be paid out on April 5, 2019.

History

Kemira has paid dividend since its listing (1994).

Dividend per share, EUR* Total, EUR million Dividend payout ratio, % 1) Dividend yield, % 2)
2018 0.53*** 81 91 5.4
2017 0.53 81  102 4.6
2016 0.53 81 88 4.4
2015 0.53 81 84 4.9
2014 0.53 81 84 5.4
2013 0.53 81 76 4.4
2012 0.53 81 69 4.5
2011 0.53 81 59 5.8
2010 0.48* 73 61 4.1
2009 0.27 41 37 2.6
2008 0.25 30 86 4.2
2007 0.50 61 95 3.5
2006 0.48 58 50 2.8
2005 0.36 44 49 2.7
2004 0.34 41 53 3.4
2003 0.33** 39 52 3.6
2002 0.30 36 49 4.6
2001 0.30 36 52 4.5
2000 0.30 37 18 5.6
Cash dividends
in total
979
Tikkurila in 2010* 599
GrowHow in 2003** 161
Companies as dividends in total 760
Dividends in total 1,739

* In 2010, Tikkurila shares were distributed as a dividend to a total amount of EUR 599.3 million (EUR 3.95 per shares).

** In 2003, GrowHow shares were distributed as a dividend to a total amount of EUR 161 million (EUR 1.34 per shares).

***BoD proposal to the AGM 2019

1) Dividend / Earnings per Share or Operative Earnings per Share if available
2) Dividend yield calculated using the share price at the end of respective year

Kemira went over to IFRS reporting as of 1 January 2004.

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