Capital allocation policy


The Group decided in September 2015 to set the annual dividend to be submitted to the approval of the Annual General Meeting of shareholders at €1.70 per share for the next 2 to 3 years. The dividend will be made of an interim dividend paid in February and a final dividend paid in August.


2016 Dividend


The Board of Directors meeting on November 25, 2016 set the amount of the interim dividend for FY 2016 at €0.80 per share. The interim dividend will be paid in cash. The ex-dividend date will be February 3, 2016 and the payment will be made on February 7, 2016. The balance of the dividend will be paid in August 2017.


Historical data

 Date* of the interim dividendAmount of the interim dividendDate* of the balance of the dividendAmount of the balance of the dividendAmount of the full year dividend

*Payment date