The positive share price performance of recent years reflects the dynamic transformation of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group from a TV company into a digital entertainment and commerce powerhouse.
We would like to involve our shareholders adequately in the Company’s success. The dividend policy therefore targets to an annual distribution of 80 % to 90 % of underlying net income from continuing operations. The Executive Board is therefore advising the Supervisory Board to propose an increased dividend of EUR 1.93 per share to the Annual General Meeting for the financial year 2017 (previous year: EUR 1.90). This corresponds to a pay-out ratio of 80.3% (previous year: 84.7%) and a dividend yield of 6.7% on the closing price of the ProSiebenSat.1 share at the end of 2017.
Number shares2 at reporting date
Market capitalization at year’s end (according to Deutsche Börse)
Close at end of financial year (Xetra)
Dividend per entitled share
Dividend yield on basis of closing price
Total XETRA trading volume
1 The share capital of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE amounts to EUR 233,000,000.00. As a result of a capital increase, it rose from EUR 218,797,200.00 to a nominal amount of EUR 233,000,000.00 with effect from November 7, 2016. In this capital increase, ProSiebenSat.1 made partial use of the company’s authorized capital and issued 14,202,800 new, registered shares. On August 16, 2013, the 109,398,600 bearer preference shares that existed at that time had already been converted into registered common shares, with the effect that the share capital then totaling EUR 218,797,200.00 consisted of 218,797,200 registered common shares with a nominal share in the share capital of EUR 1.00 each. Today, all (233,000,000) of the company’s registered common shares are now tradable, i.e. both the formerly unlisted registered common shares and the registered common shares resulting from the conversion of the bearer preference shares. Until August 16, 2013, only the bearer preference shares of the company were publicly traded.
2 Incl. treasury shares