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 Board of Directors proposes an increase in the dividend of 4% to SEK 7.25 (7.00) per share for the 2022 fiscal year. The dividend represents a dividend yield of 2.7%, based on Essity’s share price at the end of the year.
*Board of Directors’ dividend proposal.