Dividend information

Swedish Match has the ambition to continuously grow dividend per share with a payout ratio normally within 40-60 percent of the earnings per share, subject to adjustments for larger one-time items.

Dividend 2017

The Annual General Meeting of Swedish Match AB (publ) on May 4, it was resolved, in accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors, to pay an ordinary dividend of 8.50 SEK per share and a special dividend of 7.50 SEK per share, in total 16.00 SEK per share. The record day for the right to receive a cash dividend is May 8, 2017 and payment through Euroclear Sweden AB is expected to be made on May 11, 2017.

Dividend history201620152014201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002200120001999199819971996
Dividend, SEK16.0029.507.507.307.306.505.504.754.103.502.502.101.901.701.601.451.351.221.081.051.05
Transfer of capital to Swedish Match shareholders20162015201420132012Total
Dividend paid5,5221,4641,4531,4591,33411,233
Repurchase of own shares, net1,2491,8548361641,5325,636
Total6,7713,3182,2891,6232,86616,868