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Apr 13, 2015  Düsseldorf / Germany

Dividend increase approved

Henkel holds Annual General Meeting

Henkel AG & Co. KGaA’s Annual General Meeting saw all resolutions on its agenda passed by the voting shareholders. A total of around 1,500 shareholders attended the event, which was held in Düsseldorf on April 13, 2015.

Resolution on dividends

The Annual General Meeting approved a 7.4 percent higher dividend per preferred share of 1.31 euros (previous year: 1.22 euros) and a 7.5 percent increased dividend per ordinary share of 1.29 euros (previous year: 1.20 euros). The dividend payout ratio amounts to 30.0 percent of net income after non-controlling interests and adjusted for exceptional items. The total dividend payout amounts to almost 570 million euros.

Authorized capital

The Annual General Meeting approved around 43.8 million euros of authorized capital. The authorized capital represents 10 percent of the company’s capital stock.

Authorization to purchase own shares

The Annual General Meeting authorized management to purchase the company’s own shares, subject to a maximum aggregate holding of 10 percent of the company’s capital stock.

CEO Kasper Rorsted and Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah, Chairwoman of the Shareholders’ Committee & Supervisory Board

Henkel Annual General Meeting in Düsseldorf / Germany

Lars Witteck Henkel Head of External Communications Headquarters, Düsseldorf/Germany +49-211-797-2606 press@henkel.com Download Business Card Add to my collection
Wulf Klüppelholz Henkel Head of Media Relations Headquarters, Düsseldorf/Germany +49-211-797-1875 press@henkel.com Download Business Card Add to my collection

Additional information

2015-04-13-HV-2015-Mood-1

Apr 13, 2015

Düsseldorf / Germany

Press Kit

 CCD Congress Center Düsseldorf

Annual General Meeting 2015