The Board aims to provide shareholders with a dividend that generates an attractive direct yield and high dividend growth. The objective is to achieve a dividend payout ratio of 30-60% of net income over time. Over the past five-year period, of Indutrade’s aggregate after-tax profit of SEK 3,689 million, SEK 1,618 million have been distributed to shareholders, including the year’s recommended dividend, corresponding to a dividend payout ratio of 44% of net profit.
Dividend for 2016
The Board proposed a dividend of SEK 3.20 per share (3.00), corresponding to a total amount of SEK 360 million. The proposed dividend was in line with Indutrade's dividend policy to distribute 30%-60% of net profit.
The AGM on 26 April 2017 resolved to pay the proposed dividend, the record date was set to 28 April 2017. Dividends were distributed via Euroclear Sweden on 4 May 2017.