Dividend

Vaisala aims to pay a stable dividend which will increase in line with net profit development. Vaisala’s target is to maintain high solvency and to take future investment plans into account.​​

Both Vaisala's series of shares, A and K are entitled to an equal dividend.

Dividend/share, EUR​

  • 2018: 0,58 (Board's proposal)
  • 2017: 1.05 (including dividend of EUR 0.55 and additional dividend of EUR 0.50)
  • 2016: 0.50
  • 2015: 0.48​
  • 2014: 0.45
  • 2013: 0.45
  • 2012: 0.45
  • 2011: 0.33
  • 2010: 0.33
  • 2009: 0.33
  • 2008: 0.45

The share issue without payment approved by Vaisala’s Annual General Meeting on April 10, 2018 doubled the number of series K and A shares. Dividend figures have been adjusted to reflect the increased number of shares.

  2018

2017

2016 2015 2014
Earnings/share (EPS), EUR 0.82 0.76 0.53 0.76 0.65
Earnings/share (EPS), diluted, EUR 0.81 0.75 0.52 0.76 0.65
Cash flow from business operations/share, EUR 1.35 1.38 1.17 1.08 0.66
Shareholders' equity/share, EUR 5.11 5.20 5.00 5.03 4.71
Dividend/share, EUR *0.58 1.05 0.50 0.48 0.45
Dividend/earnings, % **70.7 69.08 47.60 31.25 34.50
Effective dividend yield, % **3.51 4.72 2.97 4.01 4.11
Price/earnings (P/E) 20.12 29.28 32.10 15.75 16.84

* Proposal by the Board of Directors
** Calculated according to the proposal by the Board of Directors

The share issue without payment approved by Vaisala’s Annual General Meeting on April 10, 2018 doubled the number of series K and A shares. All share related figures have been adjusted to reflect the increased number of shares.