AkzoNobel’s dividend policy is to pay a stable to rising dividend each year, following our expected growth in cash generation. Cash dividend is default, stock dividend is optional.
Proposed dividend of €1.45 per share
The Board of Management proposes a dividend of €1.45 per common share. AkzoNobel’s shares will be trading ex-dividend as of April 25, 2012. In compliance with the listing requirements of Euronext Amsterdam, the record date will be April 27, 2012. The dividend as proposed to the 2012 Annual General Meeting of shareholders will be payable as of May 24, 2012. The dividend paid over the last five years is shown in the graph.
Dividend paid in € per share