An attractive dividend policy

Solvay’s policy is to propose a dividend increase to its shareholders whenever possible. For over 30 years, the dividend has been stable or has gradually increased, and has never been reduced.

    AGM

    Dividend evolution

    ~5.5% CAGR
    since 1982

    2 business analysts evaluating share performance

    2018 dividend

    €3.75 gross per share
    +4.2% vs 2017

    Practical information about Solvay dividend

    Our yearly dividend is paid in two instalments:

    1. an interim dividend (typically 40% of the previous year’s total dividend), plus a balance payment for the final dividend. The interim dividend is announced with the Third Quarter Results and paid in January.
    2. the final dividend is announced in February, along with our Full Year Results, and is paid after the yearly Shareholders Meeting, in May.
    Dividend payments for the fiscal year 2019 (available in November)
    Dividend payments for the fiscal year 2018

    Solvay will pay an interim dividend relating to financial year 2018 according to the following timetable: 

    Decision by the Board of Directors Wednesday 7 november 2018
    Payment Thursday 17  January 2019
    Record date* (dematerialized shares)  Wednesday 16 January 2019
    Quotation ex-dividend from Tuesday 15 January 2019
    Notification of the operations relative to registered shares, at the latest Tuesday 8 January 2019

    * last day of recording of the dematerialized shares with Euroclear

     

    Solvay will pay a final dividend relating to financial year 2018 according to the following timetable (upon the shareholders' approval during the Shareholders’ Meeting of May 14, 2019)

    Decision by the Board of Directors Tuesday 26 February 2019
    Payment Thursday 23 May 2019
    Record date* (dematerialized shares)  Wednesday 22 May 2019
    Quotation ex-dividend from Tuesday 21 May 2019
    Notification of the operations relative to registered shares, at the latest Tuesday 14 May 2019

    * last day of recording of the dematerialized shares with Euroclear

    Paying agents
    • KBC Bank nv, Havenlaan 2 – 1080 Brussels (Belgium)
    • CBC Banque SA, Grand-Place 5 – 1000 Brussels (Belgium)

     

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