Dividends

Dividend Policy

Orion’s dividend distribution takes into account the distributable funds and the capital expenditure and other financial requirements in the medium and long term to achieve the financial objectives.

Dividend distribution history

Year

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006 proforma

Dividend, EUR

1.45

1.55*

 

1.30

1.30

1.25

1.30

1.30

1.20

1.00

0.95

1.00

1.00

Repayment of capital, EUR

       

 

 

0.12

0.06

0.10

 

 

 

*) Dividend EUR 1.35 + extra dividend of EUR 0.20.

Both share classes, A and B, confer equal rights to the Company’s assets and dividends.

Payment of dividend

The dividend shall be paid to the Orion Corporation shareholders registered in the shareholder register maintained by Euroclear Finland on the record date for dividend payment. No dividend shall be paid on treasury shares held by the Company on the dividend payment record date.

Shareholders that have not transferred their shares to the book-entry system by the record date for dividend payment shall receive the dividend payment only after their shares have been transferred to the book-entry system.

Expiry period of dividends is three (3) years from the payment day.