Dividend for financial year 2018

The board of directors of December 14, 2018 has decided to distribute an interim dividend of €3.50 per share for the financial year 2018.

 This interim dividend will be paid on January 17, 2019 on positions recorded as of January 16, 2019 after market. The ex-dividend date will be on January 15, 2019 before trading.

The balance of the dividend for the financial year 2018 will be decided by the board of directors on February 11, 2019 and put to the vote at the next Annual General Meeting which will take place on April 24, 2019.

To be eligible for the dividend, shareholders must hold at least one Kering share on the record date.

Balance of the dividend – Indicative estimated agenda*:

·          Thursday, May 2, 2019: ex-date

·          Friday, May 3, 2019 (end of day): record date

·          Monday, May 6, 2019: payment of the dividend

*subject to the approval of the AGM on April 24, 2019.

The dividend is the part of the net annual profit which is distributed to the shareholders.

The dividend is automatically paid, without any specific required procedure from the shareholder.

1.     For holders of administered registered shares and bearer shares, your financial intermediary will credit your account according to the number of shares you own.

2.     For holders of ordinary registered shares, CACEIS will send to you a letter-check or will wire the amount to your bank account on the date the dividend is paid.


Dividend for financial year 2017

The dividend per share for 2017 financial year amounted to €6, on which €4 per share paid on May 16, 2018 in addition to the interim dividend of €2 paid on January 17, 2018.

Additionally, a distribution in kind of PUMA shares occurred on May 16, 2018, on the basis of 1 PUMA share for 12 Kering shares held (PUMA share price on May 16, 2018 at the opening was 429.00€).


Last update: December 14, 2018.