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  • German Stock: An Attractive Addition To Your Portfolio 0 comments
    Jul 18, 2013 1:41 AM

    Germany is a country with highly developed and high-cost economy. It is a founder member of the European Union and takes an active part in the activities of all its subordinate institutions. In the Country almost all forms of industry are represented within the broad-based German economy. It provides many deutsche Dividenden stocks to the investors so they can make money for their future. In this article I am sharing about one of them stocks.

    Deutsche Post AG

    Profile

    Deutsche Post AG is a Germany-based logistics services provider. It operates under the trade name of Deutsche Post DHL which is the world's largest courier company. It operates four main business divisions: Mail; Express; Global Forwarding, Freight, and Supply Chain. The company diversifies its activities into geographical areas, including Germany, rest of Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and Other regions. It has 467,088 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide and generated revenue of $51, 48 billion in 2010.

    The company's goal is to stay the postal service for Germany and to become the logistics company for the world. They commit themselves to making their customers, employees and shareholder more successful-without compromising on results.

    History

    The Deutsche Bundespost was the federal German government post office which was created in 1947 as a successor to the Reichspot. On July 1, 1989 it was split into three divisions, as part of post office reform. In 1996 the Massive investment in state-of-art logistic technology paves the way for faster delivery of letter and parcels throughout Germany.

    In 1996 investment in logistics technology were made, aimed at faster delivery of letter and parcels nationally. In 1998 the investment was completed and the network consisted of 83 production centers. On November 20, 2000, the company went to the public and was the largest initial public offering of the year in Germany and the third-largest worldwide. In December 2005 it required the British logistics company Exel for 5.5 billion euros. At that time there was approximately 111,000 employees work for Exel in 135 countries.

    Strategy

    The company's strategy 2015 involves three main objectives:

    Ø They want to be the provider of choice for their customers.

    Ø To become an employer of choice for their current and future employees.

    Ø To become an investment of choice for investors.

    The corporation believes that if these three groups will be successful they will become the most effective company. To achieve these goals they use to give customers the best possible service at competitive prices and with solutions which make their lives easier. Under the motto of Living Responsibility the company focuses on those areas where they can offer the most expertise and achieve the greatest impact for those whom they support.

    Latest announcements

    On 29 May 2013, in the company's general annual meeting, the Board of management and Supervisory Board made a proposal to shareholders to pay a dividend of $0.70 per share for financial year 2012. The ratio of distribution based on the consolidated net profit attributable to Deutsche Post AG shareholders amounts to 51.0%. The net dividend yield based on the year-end closing price of their shares is 4.2%. The company distributed the dividend on 30 May 2013, which was tax-free for those shareholders who have resident in Germany.

    The company has a current market capitalization of 24.43 Billion, EPS is 1.27, P/E ratio is 15.98 and the dividend yield is 3.46% at the annual dividend payout of 0.70.

    For more information related to deutsche Aktien mit Dividenden, we encourage you to visit our site http://de.dividendinvestor.com/

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