Siemens share dividend and yield

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The Siemens share is one of the yield shares on the stock market. The listed company has been paying a dividend to its shareholders for many years with an attractive yield. On this page, we will tell you what the current dividend is for Siemens shares, but also what its history has been. We will also provide you with information about the dividend yield and its development over time, as well as the main payment and ex-dividend dates.

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Siemens share dividend and yield
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How much dividend does Siemens pay?

The last known dividend for Siemens is the one paid for the year 2022 in respect of the financial year 2021. This was €4 per share. It has already been paid to shareholders this year, in February. 

The amount of this dividend is higher than last year, as in 2021 shareholders received a coupon of €3.50 per share for the financial year 2020.

 

When is the dividend payment for Siemens?

Siemens' annual dividend payment is calculated on the basis of the previous year's financial results. Thus the dividend that was paid in February 2022 to the shareholders corresponds to the dividend calculated on the financial results of the year 2021.

As Siemens is a German company, it adopts an annual payment schedule for its dividend. The dividend is paid to the shareholders in one instalment per year after being decided by the Board of Directors and voted by the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting.

Both the detachment and the payment of the Siemens dividend usually take place in February of each year. For example, in 2022, the ex-dividend date was February 10 and the dividend was paid into the shareholders' account on February 15.

 

What is the next expected dividend for Siemens shares?

We do not yet know the next dividend expected for Siemens shares. The dividend will only be calculated after the publication of the company's annual results and will therefore be determined in the first quarter of 2023.

Once calculated, the amount of this dividend will be presented to the shareholders for a vote at the Annual General Meeting, before the ex-dividend date and payment date are also defined. This decision will of course be the subject of an official announcement by Siemens to its shareholders. 

Remember that in order to receive the dividend paid by Siemens, you must hold the company's shares at the latest on the day before the ex-dividend date.

 

Dividend history of the Siemens share :

Siemens is one of the companies listed on the stock exchange that currently pays its shareholders the best dividends with a certain regularity. Indeed, this company has paid a dividend to its shareholders without interruption since 2000, i.e. for more than 22 years. Here is a history of the amount of this dividend. Over the last 10 years, as well as its evolution from year to year. 

  • In 2022, the Siemens dividend was €4 with a 14.29% increase
  • In 2021, the Siemens dividend was €3.50 with a decrease of 10.6%.
  • In 2020, the Siemens dividend was €3.90 with an increase of 2.63%.
  • In 2019, the Siemens dividend was €3.80 with an increase of 2.70%.
  • In 2018, the Siemens dividend was €3.70 with an increase of 2.78%.
  • In 2017, the Siemens dividend was €3.60 with an increase of 2.86%.
  • In 2016, the Siemens dividend was €3.50 with an increase of 6.06%.
  • In 2015, the Siemens dividend was €3.30 with a 10% increase
  • In 2014, the Siemens dividend was €3 with a 0% increase
  • In 2013, the Siemens dividend was €3 with a 0% increase

While over one year, the increase in the dividend paid by Siemens has been very fast, with a 14.29% increase, it has been more moderate over the long term. Over the last 5 years, Siemens has paid an average annual dividend increase of 2.13%. Over the last 10 years, the dividend has increased by an average of 2.92% per year.

 

What is the dividend yield on Siemens shares?

To find out the profitability of a share on the stock market, it is not enough to look at its dividend, but at its dividend yield. This is obtained by dividing the amount of the yield by the share price at the time of issue. 

For the last dividend paid by Siemens in 2021, the yield is 2.76%. 

It should also be noted that Siemens' current payout ratio to shareholders is 151.52%. This means that the company pays out more in dividends than it actually earns.

 

What is the multi-year dividend yield on Siemens shares?

Over the past 10 years, Siemens Group has paid a dividend with an average yield of 3.23%, which is slightly above its 2022 yield. Here is its history:

  • In 2021, the dividend yield was 2.76%.
  • In 2020, the yield on this dividend was 2.57%.
  • In 2019, this dividend yield was 3.43%.
  • In 2018, the dividend yield was 3.81%.
  • In 2017, the dividend yield was 3.03%.
  • In 2016, the dividend yield was 2.93%.
  • In 2015, the dividend yield was 3.86%.
  • In 2014, the dividend yield was 3.31%.
  • In 2013, the dividend yield was 3.03%.
  • In 2012, the dividend yield was 3.59%.
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