Dividend policy of Vienna Insurance Group
Martin Simhandl, CFO:
"All shareholders shall receive a fair share of the Company's earnings. Therefore we attempt to distribute at least 30% of Group net profits after minorities. Since our capital increase 2005 we remain faithful to this dividend policy."
Dividend for the financial year 2015
The Annual General Meeting on 13 May 2016 approved the dividend of EUR 0.60 per share for the financial year 2015. The dividend payment was effected on 20 May 2016.
History of the dividend payments for the financial years 2005 - 2015
On 20 June 2005 the preference shares were converted 1:1 into ordinary shares with voting rights (ISIN AT0000908504).
Historical dividends for the financial years 1994-2004
The figures presented in the graph below show the dividends per share in Euros for the ordinary share as well as for the preference share. The seven for one stock split in July 2004 has been taken into account.