Below you find all of importance concerning dividends:

Important dates for the dividend for fiscal 2014
May 28, 2015Planned dividend payment date*
May 28, 2015Planned ex-dividend date*
May 27, 2015Record date for entitlement of dividend
May 27, 2015Annual Stockholders' Meeting 2015
February 25, 2015Announcement of Proposed Dividend

* Please be aware that there are different term dates for Bayer ADR holder.


Information about the dividend for fiscal 2014

At its meeting on February 25, 2015, the Supervisory Board of Bayer AG approved the Board of Management's recommendation that a dividend payment of EUR 2.25 (2013: EUR 2.10) per share be proposed to the Annual Stockholders' Meeting on May 27, 2015. With 826,947,808 shares entitled to the dividend, the total dividend payment would amount to EUR 1,861 million (2013: EUR 1,737 million), an increase of 7.1 percent.

Information about the dividend for fiscal 2013

Conforming to the proposal of the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board, the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting on April 29, 2014 passed the resolution to pay a dividend for fiscal 2013 of EUR 2.10 per share.
The resulting payout ratio of 37 percent calculated on core earnings per share is within our target corridor of 30 to 40 percent (for details on the calculation of core earnings per share, see Annual Report 2013, Chapter 16.3 of the Combined Management Report).  
The dividend yield calculated on the share price of €101.95 at year end 2013 amounts to 2.1 percent and the total dividend payment to €1,737 million.

Notice of Dividend
April 30, 2014
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Dividend Key Figures

Fiscal year20122013
Dividend (Euro per share)1.902.10
Total payout (Euro million)1,5711,737
Dividend yield (%)2.62.1

Dividend Development

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