Annual Report 2020

Dividend

At the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on March 31, 2021, the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board will propose the payment of a dividend of €1.35 per share for the year 2020 (previous year: €0.90). This represents a total distribution of €1.4 billion (previous year: €1.0 billion).

In line with a sustainable dividend policy, Daimler sets the dividend based on a distribution ratio of 40 % of the net profit attributable to Daimler shareholders. We also take into consideration the free cash flow from the industrial business when setting the dividend.

Free cash flow and liquidity
Capital expenditure and research activities