Essity aims to provide long-term stable and rising dividends to its shareholders. When cash flow from current operations exceeds what the company can invest in profitable expansion over the long term, and under the condition that the capital structure target is met, the surplus shall be distributed to the shareholders.
Earnings, dividend and dividend yield
The dividend increased 4% to SEK 7.00 (6.75) per share for the 2021 fiscal year. March 28, 2022 is proposed as the record date for the right to receive dividends, and the dividend is expected to be paid on March 31, 2022.