Dividend information

The Board of Directors proposes to pay a dividend of 0.78 Swiss franc per share, which has to be approved by the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting on March 29, 2018.

 

ABB’s dividend policy is to pay a steadily rising, sustainable dividend over time

ABB’s board has proposed the 9th consecutive increase in the ordinary dividend of 0.78 Swiss francs per share for 2017, an increase of 0.02 Swiss francs compared with the dividend distribution for the year 2016, subject to shareholder approval at the company’s annual general meeting on March 29, 2018. The proposal is in line with ABB’s dividend policy to pay a steadily rising, sustainable dividend over time. The ex-dividend and payout dates in Switzerland are expected to be in April 2018. Further information is available on ABB’s website.

 

Shareholders that are tax-resident in Sweden and hold shares of ABB Ltd registered with Euroclear Sweden have the option to participate in a facility that allows them to receive the dividend relating to those shares in Swedish Kronor free of Swiss withholding tax. Further information will be made available on ABB’s web site in due course.

Historical information ABB dividend per share

Year 

Payment date 

Dividend per share 

2016 April 21, 2017 CHF 0.76
2015 July 20, 2016 CHF 0.74
2014  July 29, 2015  CHF 0.72 (split payment - CHF 0.55 and CHF 0.17)
2013 May 8, 2014 CHF 0.70
2012 May 3, 2013 CHF 0.68
2011 May 4, 2012 CHF 0.65
2010 May 6, 2011 CHF 0.60
2009 July 15, 2010 CHF 0.51
2008 July 27, 2009 CHF 0.48
2007 July 28, 2008 CHF 0.48
2006 May 8, 2007 CHF 0.24