For 2017 the Board of Directors is proposing a dividend amounting to CHF 5.75 per share for approval at the Annual General Meeting. If the dividend proposal is approved by the shareholders, the dividend payment on the shares will amount to CHF 688 million (2016: CHF 658 million) resulting in a payout ratio of 93.3 per cent (2016: 91.8 per cent) of the earnings for the year attributable to the equity holders of the Company. Based on the share price at year-end 2017 the dividend yield on the Kuehne + Nagel share is 3.2 per cent (2016: 3.7 per cent).
Total Shareholder Return for the year 2017 has been the highest in the last 5 years with CHF 43.40 per share.
|Share price and market capitalisation||2017||2016||2015||2014||2013|
|Share price (in CHF)||172.50||134.60||137.80||135.30||117.10|
|Market capitalisation (in CHF million)||20,700||16,152||16,536||16,236||14,052|
|Increase/(decrease) of share price year over year||37.90||–3.20||2.50||18.20||7.10|
|Dividend per share||5.50||5.00||7.00||5.85||3.50|