When will be the dividend payment in 2021?

A decision on the dividend payment will be taken at the Annual Shareholder's Meeting on April 21, 2021.

Does profit distribution depend on the share price?

No, it depends on how well the company has performed in the fiscal year just ended, its future prospects and various other parameters (see annual report).

By when must shareholders have bought their shares in order to be eligible for this payout?

The shareholders will decide about the dividend during the Annual Shareholder's Meeting which is held on 21 April 2021. In case of approval, investors must hold the shares latest by 22 April 2021 in order to to be eligible for this years dividend distribution.

What kind of dividends have been paid out during the past few years?
Annual Shareholders' Meeting Dividend payment from capital contribution reserves
Par value reduction
Dividend registered share Dividend bearer share
21.04.2021     15 CHF *  
15.04.2020     25 CHF  
17.04.2019     25 CHF  
18.04.2018     23 CHF  
19.04.2017     20 CHF  
23.03.2016     18 CHF  
18.03.2015 2.43 CHF   14.57 CHF
 
19.03.2014 7 CHF 9 CHF    
20.03.2013 15 CHF      
21.03.2012 15 CHF      

23.03.2011

 

10 CHF

 

 

24.03.2010

 

-

 

 

18.03.2009

 

5 CHF

 

 

19.03.2008

 

25 CHF

 

 

21.03.2007

 

25 CHF

 

 

22.03.2006

 

15 CHF

 

 

22.03.2005

 

10 CHF

 

 

17.03.2004

 

-

 

 

12.03.2003

 

-

 

 

19.03.2002

 

 

7 CHF

 

20.03.2001

 

 

15 CHF

 

21.03.2000

 

 

14 CHF

 

23.03.1999

 

 

14 CHF

 

31.03.1998

 

 

12 CHF

60 CHF

07.04.1997

 

 

9 CHF

45 CHF

22.04.1996

 

 

7 CHF

35 CHF

25.04.1995

 

 

6 CHF

30 CHF
* subject to approval by the Annual Shareholder's Meeting on April 21, 2021
How are profits distributed?

If the shares are held by a custodian bank, the sum due will be paid to this bank. Registered shareholders who keep their shares at home or in a bank vault will receive the sum due at the address for dividend payments they themselves have provided.