Dividend

Dividends enable shareholders to participate in the company’s success. HHLA pursues a yield-orientated dividend distribution policy, which aims to pay out between 50 % and 70 % of net profit for the year after non-controlling interests in the form of dividends.

Key figures2015201620172018201920202021
Dividend per class A share€ 0.59€ 0.59€ 0.67€ 0.80€ 0.70€ 0.45€ 0.75
Dividend yield as of 31.12.4.2 %3.3 %2.8 %4.6 %2.9 %2.4 %3.6 %
Earnings per share as of 31.12.€ 0.84€ 0.91€ 1.02€ 1.47€ 1.34€ 0.91€ 1.43
Payout ratio70 %65 %66 %54 %52 %50 %53 %
Total payout class A shares€ 41.3m€ 41.3m€ 46.9m€ 56.0m€ 49.0m€ 32.3m€ 54.4m

2020: EPS adjusted by changes in net provision