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Lower amount paid out in dividends over the first six months of 2013
Dutch companies quoted on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange paid out more than 7.5 billion euros in the first six months of this year, i.e. 1 billion euros less than in the same period in 2012.
Non-financial companies pay out record amount in dividends
Dutch companies quoted on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange paid out nearly 17 billion euro in dividends to their shareholders last year. The total dividend payout is almost back at the level prior to the...
Companies pay higher dividends in 2011
Dutch companies quoted at the Amsterdam Stock Exchange paid out nearly 12 billion euro in dividends to their shareholders in 2011, an increase by 600 million euro relative to 2010. Nearly all...
Dutch companies paying more dividend
Dutch companies quoted on the stock exchange paid more than 7.6 billion euro in dividend in the first half of 2011. This is half a billion euro more than in the first half of 2010.
Shares thrive in spring
An old saying runs as follows: ‘Sell in May and go away, but remember come back in September.’ This well-known proposition suggests that share prices follow a specific pattern throughout the year.
More state-owned shares, more dividend
The financial crisis forced the Dutch government to intervene in the affairs of a number banks and insurance companies at the end of 2008. Among other things, this intervention resulted in a...
Quoted companies pay less dividend to shareholders
In the first three quarters of 2009, companies quoted on the stock exchange paid 8.6 billion euro less in dividends to their shareholders. They also bought back nearly 1 billion euro worth of own...
Nearly 178 billion euro in share market value up in smoke
Around 178 billion euro of the value Dutch companies on the Amsterdam stock exchange disappeared into thin air in the first nine months of 2008.
High share profits for pension funds and insurance companies
Pension funds and insurance companies in the Netherlands realised stock market profits of nearly 8 percent in the first half of 2005.