2017 annual dividend 1.70 EUR per share was paid in two installments:
1. dividend installment, 0.85 EUR per share was paid on 16 April 2018
2. dividend installment, 0.85 EUR per share was paid on 17 October 2018
Neste's dividend policy, updated in September 2017, is to distribute at least 50% of its comparable net profit as dividend.
Dividend information from 2006–2017
|Dividend per share, €||1.70||1.30||1.00||0.65||0.65||0.38||0.35||0.35||0.25||0.80||1.00||0.90|
|Dividend yield, %*||3.2||3.6||3.6||3.2||4.5||3.9||4.5||2.9||2.0||7.6||4.1||3.9|
|Payout ratio % of comparable EPS||51||42||35||41||34||54||106||54||119||51||44||37|
* Dividend yield is calculated by using closing share price of the last trading day of the year.