Dividend Payment of €3.00 per Share


At the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of May 8, 2008, it was decided to pay shareholders a €2.25 dividend per share and €0.75 special bonus from 2007’s profits. The dividends and special bonuses were distributed to shareholders on May 9, 2008. WACKER paid a total dividend sum of €149.1 million (€124.2 million paid out in 2007 for 2006). At a volume-weighted average share price of €151.64 in 2007, this produced a dividend yield of 2.0%. Based on the net Group income allocable to Wacker Chemie AG shareholders, the dividend yield was 35%.