On February 26, 2015, the Management Board, with the approval of the Supervisory Board, proposed a common stock dividend of €0.48 per common share for the financial year 2014, up 2.1% from last year. This represents a payout ratio of 51%, based on the expected dividend payment on adjusted income from continuing operations. This dividend has been approved by the General Meeting of Shareholders on April 15, 2015. Follow this link to the announcement.

Dividend Policy

Our dividend policy is to target a payout ratio in the range of 40-50% of adjusted income from continuing operations.

For further information on our Dividend policy, see the Investors section of our Annual Report 2014.

Dividend dates

Please find below the dividend dates for the year 2015.

  • April 15, 2015 – Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
  • April 17, 2015 – Ex-dividend date
  • April 20, 2015 – Dividend record date
  • April 30, 2015 – Payment date

Cautionary notice

This timetable is for information purposes only and the information contained in it, is in no way binding for Ahold or any of its group companies.The timetable can be changed at the sole discretion of Ahold. No person can derive any rights from the content of this announcement.


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