Below you find all of importance concerning dividends:

Important dates for the dividend for fiscal 2013
February 26, 2014Announcement of proposed dividend for fiscal 2013
April 29, 2014Annual Stockholders' Meeting 2014
April 30, 2014Ex-dividend day (Germany)
April 30, 2014Planned dividend payment date

Information about the dividend for fiscal 2013

At its meeting on February 26, 2014, the Supervisory Board of Bayer AG accepted the proposal of the Board of Management to recommend to the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting on April 29, 2014 that a dividend of EUR 2.10 per share be paid for 2013 (2012: EUR 1.90). In this way, we intend our stockholders to appropriately participate in Bayer’s success. The significant increase in the dividend is also an expression of our confidence in the company’s future performance. With 826,947,808 shares entitled to the dividend, the total dividend payment would amount to EUR 1,737 million (2012: EUR 1,571 million).

Information about the dividend for fiscal 2012

Conforming to the proposal of the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board, the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting on April 26, 2013 passed the resolution to pay a dividend for fiscal 2012 of EUR 1.90 per share.

This results in a payout ratio of nearly 36 percent calculated on core earnings per share, which is within the target corridor of 30 to 40 percent (for details on the calculation of core earnings per share, see Chapter 7.3 of the Combined Management Report in the Annual Report 2012). The dividend yield calculated on the share price of €71.89 at year end 2012 amounts to 2.6 percent and the total dividend payment to €1,571 million.

Notice of Dividend
April 29, 2013
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Dividend Key Figures

Fiscal year20122011
Dividend (Euro per share)1.901.65
Total payout (Euro million)1,5711,364
Dividend yield (%)2.63.3

Dividend Development

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