Dividends

Use the tool below to view total return and to use the dividends calculator. You can read more about our cash distribution policy further below on the page.

Cash distribution policy

Yara’s capital allocation policy is based on an overall objective to maintain a mid-investment grade credit rating, while at the same time providing investors with a potential for cyclical upside in dividends. Yara’s targeted capital structure is a mid- to long-term net debt/EBITDA range of 1.5-2.0 and a net debt/equity ratio below 0.60. Subject to these requirements, Yara’s ordinary dividend shall be 50% of net income. Shareholder returns are distributed primarily as cash, with share buybacks as a supplemental lever. The dividend pertaining to a fiscal year is declared at our annual general meeting as follows:

 

Year

EPS

DPS (NOK)

Date proposed

Date approved

 Record date

Payment date

ADR payment date

2018

 USD 0.58

6.50

2019-02-08

2019-05-07

2019-05-09

2019-05-20

2019-05-28

2017

NOK 14.45

6.50

2018-02-08

2018-05-08

2018-05-11

2018-05-23

2018-05-31

2016

NOK 23.25

10.00

2017-02-09

2017-05-11

2017-05-15

2017-05-23

2017-05-31

2015

NOK 29.38

15.00

2016-02-11

2016-05-10

2016-05-12

2016-05-24

2016-06-01

2014

NOK 27.59

13.00

2015-02-11

2015-05-11

2015-05-13

2015-05-21

2015-05-29

2013

NOK 20.63

10.00

2014-02-12

2014-05-05

2014-05-08

2014-05-15

2014-05-22

2012

NOK 37.49

13.00

2013-02-12

2013-05-13

2013-05-16

2013-05-28

2013-06-04

2011

NOK 41.99

7.00

2012-02-07

2012-05-10

2012-05-15

2012-05-23

2012-05-31

2010

NOK 30.24

5.50

2011-02-15

2011-05-10

2011-05-13

2011-05-23

2011-05-31

2009

NOK 13.08

4.50

2010-02-15

2010-05-11

2010-05-18

2010-05-26

2010-06-03

2008

NOK 28.27

4.50

2009-02-17

2009-05-07

2009-05-12

2009-05-19

2009-05-27

2007

NOK 20.60

4.00

2008-02-14

2008-05-08

2008-05-14

2008-05-21

2008-05-29

2006

NOK 13.86

2.50

2007-02-09

2007-05-10

2007-05-15

2007-05-23

2007-05-31

2005

NOK 10.20

2.35

2006-02-17

2006-05-11

2006-05-16

2006-05-24

2006-06-01

2004

NOK 11.79

2.25

2005-02-18

2005-05-19

2005-05-24

2005-06-03

2005-06-10