Dividend policy

AkzoNobel’s dividend policy is to pay a stable to rising dividend each year. Cash dividend is default, stock dividend is optional.

Total proposed dividend of €2.50 per share

The Board of Management proposes a total dividend of €2.50 per common share. AkzoNobel’s shares will be trading ex-dividend as of April 30, 2018. In compliance with the listing requirements of Euronext Amsterdam, the record date for the final dividend will be May 2, 2018. The dividend as proposed to the 2018 Annual General Meeting of shareholders and, following adoption, will be payable as of May 25, 2018. Additionally, a special cash dividend of €4.00 per share, as advance proceeds for the separation of Specialty Chemicals, was paid on December 7, 2017. The dividend paid over the last four years, excluding the special cash dividend, is shown in the graph below.

Dividend paid

in € per share

AkzoNobel on the capital markets – Dividend paid (bar chart)

* Proposed.