Below you find all of importance concerning dividends:

Important dates for the dividend for fiscal 2015
May 2, 2016Planned dividend payment date*
May 2, 2016Planned ex-dividend date*
April 29, 2016Record date for entitlement of dividend
April 29, 2016Annual Stockholders' Meeting 2016
February 24, 2016Announcement of Proposed Dividend

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


Information about the dividend for fiscal 2015

Conforming to the proposal of the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board, the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting on April 29, 2016 passed the resolution to pay a dividend for fiscal 2015 of EUR 2.50 per share.
The resulting payout ratio of 37 percent calculated on core earnings per share is within our target corridor of 30 percent to 40 percent (for details of the calculation of core earnings per share, see Annual Report 2015, Chapter 14.3 of the Combined Management Report).
The dividend yield calculated on the share price of €115.80 at year end 2015 amounts to 2.2 percent and the total dividend payment to €2,067 million.

Notice of Dividend for fiscal 2015
May 2, 2016
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Dividend Key Figures

Fiscal year20142015
Dividend (Euro per share)2.252.50
Total payout (Euro million)1,8612,067
Dividend yield (%)2.02.2

Dividend Development

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