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 2018

At the Annual General Meeting of Swedish Match AB (publ) on April 11, it was resolved, in accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors, to pay an ordinary dividend of 9.20 SEK per share and a special dividend of 7.40 SEK per share, in total 16.60 SEK per share. The record day for the right to receive a cash dividend was April 13, 2018 and payment through Euroclear Sweden AB was made on April 18, 2018.

Dividend per share

Ordinary dividend, SEKSpecial dividend, SEK
20147.5
20158.021.5
20168.57.5
20179.27.4
Dividend history2017201620152014201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002200120001999199819971996
Dividend, SEK16.6016.0029.507.507.307.306.505.504.754.103.502.502.101.901.701.601.451.351.221.081.051.05

 

Transfer of capital

Ordinary dividendSpecial dividendRepurchase of own shares
20141,4530836
20151,46401,854
20161,5064,0161,249
20171,6181,3022,590
Transfer of capital to Swedish Match shareholders20172016201520142013Total
Dividend paid2,9085,5221,4641,4531,45912,807
Repurchase of own shares, net2,5901,2491,8548361646,694
Total5,4986,7713,3182,2891,62319,500