Based on the company’s Article of Association, dividends may only be distributed in accordance with the company’s financial capability based on the decisions taken at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGMS). The Company will declare dividends with respect to: 1) The operating income, cash flow, capital adequacy and the financial condition of the company and its subsidiaries with regard to reaching optimum growth in the future; 2) The required fulfillment of reserve funds; 3) The company and its subsidiaries’ obligations based on agreements with third parties (including creditors); 4) Compliance with prevailing laws and regulations, as well as the AGMS approval.
The 2021 AGMS approved a total dividend payment of US$146.8 million, or equivalent to 99% of the 2020 fiscal year net profit of US$146.9 million. In December 2021, the BoD and BoC decided and approved to distribute interim dividend of US$350 million for the fiscal year 2021. The interim dividend was paid to the shareholders on January 14, 2022. The distribution of this interim dividend will be reported to the AGMS in 2022.
In the 2021 AGMS, the shareholders approved a total dividend payment of US$147 million, equivalent to 99% of the 2020 fiscal year’s net profit.
Dividend Distributions Since IPO
Fiscal Year |
Net Income |
Total Dividend |
Dividend Per Share |
Dividend Payout Ratio |
---|---|---|---|---|
2008 |
AS$ 79.784.047 |
AS$ 35.523.233 |
AS$ 0,00111 |
42,54% |
2009 |
AS$ 464.403.637 |
AS$ 102.951.487 |
AS$ 0,00322 |
21,24% |
2010 |
AS$ 245.365.981 |
AS$ 113.368.439 |
AS$ 0,00354 |
43,98% |
2011 |
AS$ 552.102.976 |
AS$ 259.086.293 |
AS$ 0,00810 |
47,08% |
2012 |
AS$ 385.347.573 |
AS$ 117.068.621 |
AS$ 0,00366 |
30,38% |
2013 |
AS$ 231.230.611 |
AS$ 75.167.011 |
AS$ 0,00235 |
32,51% |
2014 |
AS$ 178.161.857 |
AS$ 75.486.870 |
AS$ 0,00236 |
42,37% |
2015 |
AS$ 152.440.533 |
AS$ 75.486.870 |
AS$ 0,00236 |
49,52% |
2016 |
AS$ 334.623.054 |
AS$ 101.075.640 |
AS$ 0,00316 |
30,21% |
2017 |
AS$ 483.297.251 |
AS$ 250.130.223 |
AS$ 0,00782 |
51,75% |
2018 |
AS$ 417.720.357 |
AS$ 200.232.122 |
AS$ 0,00626 |
47,93% |
2019 |
AS$ 404.191.605 |
AS$ 250.130.223 |
AS$ 0,00782 |
61,88% |
2020 |
AS$ 146.926.387 |
AS$ 146.815.566 |
AS$ 0,00459 |
99,92% |
2021 |
$ 933,493,038 |
$ 650.000.000 |
AS$ 0,0209 |
69.63% |
2022* | $ 500,000,000 |
*Interim dividend FY2022.