February 25, 2015
Bayer proposes increased dividend for 2014 of EUR 2.25 per share
Total dividend payout rises 7.1 percent to EUR 1,861 millionLeverkusen, February 25, 2015 - At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of
Bayer AG approved the Board of Management's recommendation that a dividend
payment of EUR 2.25 (2013: EUR 2.10) per share be proposed to the Annual
Stockholders' Meeting on May 27, 2015. "The past year was very successful for
Bayer and we want our stockholders to appropriately benefit from this success,"
explained CEO Dr. Marijn Dekkers. With 826,947,808 shares entitled to the
dividend, the total dividend payment would amount to EUR 1,861 million (2013:
EUR 1,737 million), an increase of 7.1 percent.
The Bayer Group's consolidated financial statements for 2014 will be presented
and discussed at the Financial News Conference on February 26, 2015.
Find more information at www.bayer.com.