Dividend €4.75
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Dividend

The dividend for the previous fiscal year is paid once a year after the approval of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting. The proposed dividend for fiscal 2018 will be paid out three business days after the day of the ASM (April 26, 2019) on May 2, 20191.

  • Continental has increased its dividend by more than 200% since 2011.
  • The payout ratio has been constantly raised since 2012.
  • The payout ratio for fiscal 2018 will be 32.8%.​​

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. 

Dividend history

Dividend pay out during the last years.


YearDividendAnnual Shareholders' MeetingDividend Payment1
2018€4.75 (proposed)April 26, 2019May 2, 2019
2017 €4.50April 27, 2018May 3, 2018
2016 €4.25April 28, 2017May 4, 2017
2015 €3.75 April 29, 2016 May 2, 2016
2014 €3.25April 30, 2015May 4, 2015
2013 €2.50April 25, 2014April 26, 2014 

1Since 2017, in 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.

Dividend for fiscal 2018 - timetable

March 7, 2019Dividend proposal
April 26, 2019Dividend resolution by Annual Shareholders' Meeting
April 29, 2019Announcement of dividend payout
April 29, 2019Ex-dividend day
April 30, 2019Record day for dividend
May 2, 2019Payment for dividend for the fiscal year 2018