At the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on April 1, 2020, the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board will propose the payment of a dividend of €0.90 per share for the year 2019 (prior year: €3.25). This represents a total distribution of €1.0 billion (prior year: €3.5 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