Below you find all of importance concerning dividends:

Important dates for the dividend for fiscal 2018
February 26, 2019Announcement of proposed dividend
April 26, 2019Annual Stockholders' Meeting 2019
April 29, 2019Ex-dividend date
May 2, 2019Planned dividend payment day*

* In accordance with Section 58, Paragraph 4, Sentence 2 of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG), the entitlement to the dividend is due on the third business day following the resolution of the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting, namely on May 2, 2019.
Please be aware that there are different term dates for Bayer ADR holder.


Information about the dividend for fiscal 2018

At its meeting on February 26, 2019, the Supervisory Board of Bayer AG approved the Board of Management's recommendation that a dividend payment for fiscal 2018 of 2.80 euros (2018: 2.80 euros) per share entitled to the dividend be proposed to the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting on April 26, 2019.

With 932.55 million shares entitled to the dividend, the total dividend payment would amount to 2.611 billion euros (2017: 2.402 billion euros), representing an increase of 8.7 percent.

Fiscal year20162017
Dividend (Euro per share)2.702.80
Total payout (Euro million)2,2332,402
Dividend yield (%)2.72.7

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