Dividend policy

Wärtsilä's target is to pay a dividend of at least 50% of operational earnings over the cycle.

Dividend for the financial year 2018

The Annual General Meeting approved the Board of Directors’ proposal to distribute a dividend of EUR 0.48 per share in two instalments. The first instalment of EUR 0.24 per share was distributed on 18 March 2019. The second instalment of EUR 0.24 per share was distributed on 27 September 2019. 

Dividend history

 2017 2016
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
Normal dividend per share 1.38
(paid in two instalments)
1.30
(paid in two instalments)
1.20 1.15 1.05 1.00 0.90 1.75 1.75 1.50 2.25 1.75 0.90
Extra dividend per share  - - - - - - - 1.00 - - 2.00 - 2.10
Total dividend 1.38 1.30 1.20 1.15 1.05 1.00 0.90 2.75 1.75 1.50 4.25 1.75 3.00


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