Status Report

Shareholder return

 

Dividend

For 2020, the Board of Directors is proposing a dividend amounting to CHF 4.50 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 538 million (2019: CHF 478 million) resulting in a payout ratio of 68.3 per cent (2019: 60.0 per cent) of the earnings for the year attributable to the equity holders of the Company. Based on the share price at year-end 2020, the dividend yield on the Kuehne+Nagel share is 2.0 per cent (2019: 3.7 per cent).

 

Share price and market capitalisation (December 31)
Share price and market capitalisation 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Share price (in CHF) 200.80 163.20 126.35 172.50 134.60
Market capitalisation (in CHF million) 24,096 19,584 15,162 20,700 16,152
Total shareholder return development
in CHF per share 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Increase/(decrease) of share price year over year 37.60 36.85 –46.15 37.90 –3.20
Dividend per share paid 4.00 6.00 5.75 5.50 5.00
Total return 41.60 42.85 –40.40 43.40 1.80
Dividend yield in per cent 2.0 3.7 4.6 3.2 3.7