Fresenius Group Overview

Dividends

Our dividend policy aims to align dividends with earnings per share growth (before special items) and thus broadly maintains a payout ratio of 20% to 25%. Based on our positive earnings forecast, we expect to offer our shareholders an earnings-linked dividend.

26th Consecutive Dividend Increase
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Dividend development (€ per share)

Dividend Overview

 

  2018 2017

2016

2015

2014

Total dividend distribution (million €)

 

   445.0 416.0

 343.1

300.2

238.3

Dividend per share (€)

 

   0.80
0.75

0.62

0.55

0.44

Dividend yield per share (%)

 

   1.9  1.2

0.8

0.8

1.0