ASMI aims to pay a sustainable annual dividend. The proposed dividend for 2019 will mark the ninth consecutive year that we have paid a dividend. In 2012, 2013 and 2014, we paid a dividend of €0.50 per common share. In 2015 we paid a dividend of €0.60, in 2016 and 2017 we paid a dividend of €0.70 and in 2018 we paid a dividend of €0.80 per common share.
ASMI will propose to the forthcoming 2019 AGM, which will be held on May 20, 2019, to declare a dividend of €1.00 per common share.
- Ex-dividend date shares Euronext and OTC US: May 22, 2019
- Record date: May 23, 2019
- Payment date: May 29, 2019
In addition to the regular dividend, on August 10, 2018, ASMI distributed €4.00 per common share to its shareholders through a tax efficient repayment of capital. The ex-date of the distribution was August 7, 2018.
The proposal for this capital repayment was initially announced on February 28, 2018, and approved by the 2018 AGM.
In July 2013, ASMI distributed €4.25 per ordinary share to its shareholders. This followed on the sale of 12% of the total shares in ASMPT in March 2013. The extraordinary return of capital in 2013 was in addition to the dividend paid that year.