Dividend information

The Annual General Meeting on March 29, 2018, approved a dividend of 0.78 Swiss franc per share for 2017.

 

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

The Annual General Meeting approved 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. The dividend increase is in line with ABB’s dividend policy to pay a steadily rising, sustainable dividend over time. The ex-dividend and payment dates are shown in the table below:



Dates for dividend
Cum date
Ex-date
Record date
Payment date

 

SIX Swiss Exchange

 

April 3, 2018

 

April 4, 2018

 

April 5, 2018

 

April 6, 2018

 

New York Stock Exchange

 

April 3, 2018

 

April 4, 2018

 

April 5, 2018

 

May 15, 2018

 

Nasdaq Stockholm

 

April 3, 2018

 

April 4, 2018

 

April 5, 2018

 

April 10, 2018


Dividend Access Facility 2018

Shareholders that are tax-resident in Sweden and hold shares of ABB Ltd registered with Euroclear Sweden had 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 in 2018. 
Further information on this dividend access facility (DAF) is available on the ABB Sweden website at www.abb.se/aktie.

Historical information ABB dividend per share

Year 

Payment date 

Dividend per share 

2017 April 6, 2018 CHF 0.78
2016 April 21, 2017 CHF 0.76
2015 July 13, 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