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​

  • 2020: 0.61
  • 2019: 0.61
  • 2018: 0.58
  • 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.

  2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Earnings per share (EPS), EUR 0.91 0.94 0.82 0.76 0.53
Diluted earnings per share (EPS), EUR 0.91 0.92 0.81 0.75 0.52
Cash flow from operating activities per share, EUR 1.14 1.14 1.35 1.38 1.17
Equity per share, EUR 5.70 5.52 5.11 5.20 5.00
Dividend per share, EUR 0.61 0.61 0.58 1.05 0.50
Dividend per earnings, % 66.9 65.2 70.7 138.2 95.2
Effective dividend yield, % 1.51 1.92 3.51 4.72 2.97
Price/earnings (P/E) 44.34 33.78 20.12 29.28 32.10

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.