Wincor Nixdorf remains committed to its existing dividend policy: as regards the dividend for fiscal 2010/2011, profit for the period (Glossary) in the amount of €108.3 million will again form the basis for dividend calculations. Of this amount, approx. 50% is to be distributed to shareholders in the form of a dividend.
For the reporting period, a dividend of €1.70 per qualifying share will be proposed to the Supervisory Board, unchanged year-on-year. This corresponded to a total dividend payment of €50.6 million on the date on which this report was released by the Board of Directors. Based on the closing share price as of September 30, 2011, the dividend yield (Glossary) is 5.0%. The dividend will be paid out on January, 24, 2012, subject to the approval of the AGM.
According to the German Stock Corporation Act, the distributable dividend is calculated on the basis of net retained profit, which is presented in the financial statements of Wincor Nixdorf AG prepared in accordance with the German Commercial Code. As of September 30, 2011, the net retained profit of Wincor Nixdorf AG was €198.3 million. The undistributed portion of net retained profit, equivalent to €147.7 million, will be carried forward to new account.
In fiscal 2010/2011, a total of €53.1 million (€1.70 per share) was distributed to the shareholders of Wincor Nixdorf AG.