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.

Evolution of Solvay's gross dividend, in €
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
2.89 2.96 3.01 3.01 3.20 3.30 3.45 3.60 3.75 3.75 3.75

Solvay 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 2020

Solvay will pay an interim dividend relating to financial year 2020 according to the following timetable:

Decision by the Board of Directors

November 4, 2020

Payment

January 18, 2021

Record date* (dematerialized shares)

January 15, 2021

Quotation ex-dividend from

January 14, 2021

Notification of the operations relative to registered shares, at the latest

January 7, 2021

* last day of recording of the dematerialized shares with Euroclear

Solvay will pay a final dividend relating to financial year 2020 according to the following timetable (upon the shareholders' approval during the Shareholders’ Meeting of May 11, 2021)

Decision by the Board of Directors 23 February 2021
Payment 19 May 2021
Record date* (dematerialized shares)  18 May 2021
Quotation ex-dividend from 17 May 2021
Notification of the operations relative to registered shares, at the latest 10 May 2021

* last day of recording of the dematerialized shares with Euroclear

Dividend payments for the fiscal year 2019

Solvay will pay an interim dividend relating to financial year 2019 according to the following timetable:

Decision by the Board of Directors

November 6, 2019

Payment

January 20, 2020

Record date* (dematerialized shares)

January 17, 2020

Quotation ex-dividend from

January 16, 2020

Notification of the operations relative to registered shares, at the latest

January 9, 2020

* last day of recording of the dematerialized shares with Euroclear

 

Solvay will pay a final dividend relating to financial year 2019 according to the following timetable (upon the shareholders' approval during the Shareholders’ Meeting of May 12, 2020)

Decision by the Board of Directors Tuesday 25 February 2020
Payment Wednesday 20 May 2020
Record date* (dematerialized shares)  Tuesday 19 May 2020
Quotation ex-dividend from Monday 18 May 2020
Notification of the operations relative to registered shares, at the latest Monday 11 May 2020

* last day of recording of the dematerialized shares with Euroclear

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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