Status Report

Shareholder Return

 

Dividend

For 2019, the Board of Directors is proposing a dividend amounting to CHF 4.00 per share for approval at the Annual General Meeting. If the dividend proposal is approved by the shareholders, the dividend payment on the shares will amount to CHF 479 million (2018: CHF 718 million) resulting in a payout ratio of 60.0 per cent (2018: 93.3 per cent) of the earnings for the year attributable to the equity holders of the Company. Based on the share price at year-end 2019 the dividend yield on the Kuehne+Nagel share is 3.7 per cent (2018: 4.6 per cent).

 

Share price and market capitalisation (December 31)
Share price and market capitalisation 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Share price (in CHF) 163.20 126.35 172.50 134.60 137.80
Market capitalisation (in CHF million) 19,584 15,162 20,700 16,152 16,536
Total shareholder return development
in CHF 2018 2014 2017 2016 2015
Increase/(decrease) of share price year over year 36.85 –46.15 37.90 –3.20 2.50
Dividend per share 6.00 5.75 5.50 5.00 7.00
Total return 42.85 –40.40 43.40 1.80 9.50
Dividend yield in per cent 3.7 4.6 3.2 3.7 5.1
Dividend per share
Dividend yield