Dividend info

Philips’ dividend policy is aimed at dividend stability and a pay-out ratio of 40% to 50% of net income after adjustments.
Dividend and dividend yield per common share

Dividend 2016

A proposal will be submitted to the Annual General  Meeting of Shareholders, to be held on May 11, 2017, to declare a distribution of EUR 0.80 per common share (up to EUR 745 million), in cash or shares at the option of the shareholder, against the net income for 2016.


Ex-dividend date for Euronext Amsterdam is on May 15, 2017 and for NYSE on May 12, 2017.

Dividend 2015

On January 26, 2016, the Board of Management of Philips proposed an elective dividend of EUR 0.80 per common share. This proposal was approved at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on May 12, 2016. Further details can be found through the links below.