Dividend Increase from 15 to 50 Euro Cents per Share Approved / Annual General Meeting
Filderstadt, 27 March 2014 – The All for One Steeb AG annual general meeting held on 27 March 2014 approved all of the company’s proposed resolutions with a large majority. Most notably was the approval of increasing the dividend from 15 euro cents per share to 50 euro cents per share. Accordingly, the amount of the distribution will be approximately EUR 2.4 million for the total of 4,860,000 shares entitled to dividends. In relation to the 2012/13 Group earnings after tax of EUR 5.6 million (2011/12: EUR 4.2 million), the dividend payout ratio is 43% (2012/13: 17%). The 122,000 new ordinary shares created in December 2013 as part of a capital increase against a non-cash contribution that excluded subscription rights will be initially entitled to dividends beginning on 1 October 2013 (financial year 2013/14). No resolutions changing the articles of association were made at the annual general meeting. Some 81 percent of the share capital was represented at the meeting.
The price of All for One Steeb AG stock increased 42% in the financial year 2012/13. Based on this and its above-average performance in both a three- and five-year comparison, All for One Steeb AG now ranks number 12 of the 290 securities that have been listed for at least five years on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. This was the conclusion reached by the DSW, Germany’s oldest and largest association for private investors, in its annual ranking of the 50 long-term best companies published recently in the financial magazine Focus Money.