Tue, Mar. 29, 6:54 AM
- SAP's (NYSE:SAP) executive and supervisory boards recommend shareholders approve a €1.15share dividend for fiscal 2015 totaling €1.4B.
- The figure represents an 5% hike from 2014's €1.10/share dividend, and spells 45% payout ratio vs. 40% in 2014.
- The company will hold its meeting on May 12. The dividend will be paid on or after May 13.
Mar. 19, 2015, 12:45 PM
- SAP (SAP -0.7%) has proposed a €1.10/share ($1.17/share) fiscal 2014 dividend, up 10% from fiscal 2013's €1.00/share and good for a 1.7% yield at current levels. The dividend will be paid on or after May 21, provided shareholders approve (as expected) at the May 20 annual meeting.
- The German software giant adds it now plans to pay out over 35% of its post-tax profits via dividends, up from a prior target of more than 30%. The 2014 dividend (involves payments of €1.3B) is good for a 40% payout ratio.
- SAP hiked its dividend by 18% on a euro basis last year. On a dollar basis, this year's payout is down Y/Y, thanks to the euro's plunge.
Mar. 20, 2014, 3:52 PM
- SAP's (SAP -0.7%) executive and supervisory boards recommend shareholders approve a €1/share ($1.38/share) dividend for fiscal 2013. The figure represents an 18% hike from 2012's €0.85/share dividend, and spells a 1.8% yield and 36% payout ratio. (PR)
- The enterprise software giant hold its annual meeting on May 21. Its 2013 dividend will be paid on or after May 22.
Mar. 21, 2013, 11:52 AM
SAP's (SAP -2.1%) board recommends a regular dividend of €0.85/share ($1.10/share) for FY12. SAP paid a regular dividend of €0.75/share and a special dividend of €0.35/share for FY11. The proposal translates into a yield of 1% and a payout ratio of 36%. Shares are trading lower today in sympathy with archrival Oracle.| Mar. 21, 2013, 11:52 AM