Dividend information

Straumann pursues a sustainable dividend policy with a payout ratio of more than 33 % of the annual net profit.

  2009 2010 2011 2012*** 2013 2014
Earnings per share (in CHF) 9.38 8.37 4.54 2.36 6.55 10.15
Dividend per share (in CHF)* 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.55
Payout ratio (% of EPS)* 40% 45% 59% 77% 53% 37%
Dividend yield** 1.28% 1.75% 2.31% 3.35% 2.25% 1.50%

*   Proposed dividend requires the formal aproval of the Annual General Meeting. Excl. exceptionals.
**  Calculated by applying the year-end closing price
*** IAS 19 restated