Dividend Information

Dividend policy

The Group’s dividend policy is that, over the long term, the dividend should amount to between 30 and 50 percent of net profit for the year. The dividend is adapted to such factors as the Group’s earnings level, financial position and future development opportunities.

Dividend per year

Year  2018*  2017  2016  2015 2014
Dividend, SEK  4.75  4.50  4.25
 4.00  3.75
Yield, %   3.7  2.4  2.4  2.4  2.8

*The Board of Directors propose a cash dividend of SEK 4.75 per share to be paid to the shareholders. Last day for trading including dividend right is Wednesday 27 March, 2019. Friday, March 29, 2019 is proposed as the date of record. If the Meeting approves the proposal, the dividend is expected to be distributed by Euroclear Sweden AB on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.