Dividend

Vaisala aims to pay a stable dividend which will increase in line with net profit development. Vaisala’s target is to maintain high solvency and to take future investment plans into account.??

Both Vaisala's series of shares, A and K are entitled to an equal dividend.

Dividend/share, EUR?

  • 2019: 0.61 (Board of Directors' proposal to the Annual General Meeting)
  • 2018: 0.58
  • 2017: 1.05 (including dividend of EUR 0.55 and additional dividend of EUR 0.50)
  • 2016: 0.50
  • 2015: 0.48?
  • 2014: 0.45
  • 2013: 0.45
  • 2012: 0.45
  • 2011: 0.33
  • 2010: 0.33
  • 2009: 0.33
  • 2008: 0.45

The share issue without payment approved by Vaisala’s Annual General Meeting on April 10, 2018 doubled the number of series K and A shares. Dividend figures have been adjusted to reflect the increased number of shares.

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2017

2016 2015 2014
Earnings/share (EPS), EUR 0.82 0.76 0.53 0.76 0.65
Earnings/share (EPS), diluted, EUR 0.81 0.75 0.52 0.76 0.65
Cash flow from business operations/share, EUR 1.35 1.38 1.17 1.08 0.66
Shareholders' equity/share, EUR 5.11 5.20 5.00 5.03 4.71
Dividend/share, EUR 0.58 1.05 0.50 0.48 0.45
Dividend/earnings, % 70.7 69.08 47.60 31.25 34.50
Effective dividend yield, % 3.51 4.72 2.97 4.01 4.11
Price/earnings (P/E) 20.12 29.28 32.10 15.75 16.84

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The share issue without payment approved by Vaisala’s Annual General Meeting on April 10, 2018 doubled the number of series K and A shares. All share related figures have been adjusted to reflect the increased number of shares.