For 2016 the Board of Directors is proposing a dividend amounting to CHF 5.50 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 658 million (2015: CHF 599 million) resulting in a payout ratio of 91.6 per cent (2015: 88.6 per cent) of the earnings for the year attributable to the equity holders of the Company. Based on the share price at year-end 2016 the dividend yield on the Kuehne + Nagel share is 3.7 per cent (2015: 5.1 per cent).
|Share price and market capitalisation||2016||2015||
|Share price (in CHF)||134.60||137.80||–2.3|
|Market capitalisation (in CHF million)||16,152||16,536||–2.3|
|Increase/(decrease) of share price year over year||–3.20||2.50|
|Dividend per share||5.00||7.00|