Dividend

Dividend trends

2014 2015 2016
Interim dividend 1.25 1.35 1.40
Final dividend 1.95 2.20 2.60
Total gross amount 3,20  3.55 4.00
Payout ratio 29% * 50% 51%

* Excluding the exceptional distribution of Hermès International shares, this percentage would have been 55%.

At the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton held on Thursday April 13, 2017, approval was given for the payment of a dividend for financial year 2016 of 4 Euros per share.

Taking into account the 1.40 Euros paid on Thursday December 1, 2016, the balance of 2.60 Euros will be paid on Friday April 21, 2017. The last trading day with dividend rights is Tuesday April 18, 2017.