The dividend for the previous fiscal year is paid once a year after the approval of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting. The dividend for fiscal 2017 will be paid out three business days after the day of the ASM (April 27, 2018) on May 3, 20181.
- Continental has increased its dividend by more than 250% since 2011.
- The payout ratio has been constantly raised since 2012.
- The payout ratio corridor has ranged between 15% and 30% in the past.
1In accordance with Section 58, Paragraph 4, Sentence 2 of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG), the entitlement to the dividend is due on the third business day following the resolution of the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting.