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Stabilus S.A.: Annual General Meeting approves dividend of EUR0.50 per share

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15.02.2017 / 14:24
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Stabilus S.A.: Annual General Meeting approves dividend of EUR0.50 per share

Luxembourg/Koblenz, February 15, 2017
- Today in Luxembourg, the Annual General Meeting of Stabilus S.A. (ISIN: LU1066226637), one of the world's leading providers of gas springs, damping solutions and electromechanical drives for motion control, approved each agenda item with more than 99 percent of the votes. Among other matters, the General Meeting also approved the dividend proposed by the Management Board and Supervisory Board. Hence, the company will pay a dividend of EUR0.50 per share for the 2016 financial year (ended September 30, 2016). This corresponds to a total of EUR12.35 million and a payout ratio of 25.7% of consolidated net profit. This is in line with the company's dividend policy published at the time of the initial public offering, whereby it seeks to pay dividends in a ratio of 20 - 40% of consolidated net income.

The Annual General Meeting was attended by shareholders representing 56.09 percent of the share capital.

Press Contact:
Ralf Krenzin
Tel.: +49 261 8900 502
Email: rkrenzin@stabilus.com

Charles Barker Corporate Communications
Tobias Eberle
Tel.: +49 69 794090 24
E-mail address: Tobias.Eberle@charlesbarker.de
Investor relations contact:
Andreas Schröder
Tel.: +352 286 770 21
Email: anschroeder@stabilus.com


About Stabilus

As one of the world's leading providers of gas springs, damping solutions and electromechanical POWERISE drives, Stabilus has for eight decades been demonstrating its expertise in the automotive industry and a variety of other sectors. Gas springs, dampers and electromechanical drives from Stabilus optimize opening, closing, lifting, lowering and adjusting actions, and also protect against vibration. Employing more than 5,000 people worldwide, the company has its operational headquarters in Koblenz. Stabilus has reported sales revenues of EUR737.5m in the 2016 business year. Stabilus operates production plants in nine countries and distributes its products in over 50 countries in Europe, North, Central and South America as well as Asia Pacific via its regional offices and sales partners. Stabilus is listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and included in the SDAX index.

Important Notice

This press release may contain forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by Stabilus Group management and other information currently available to Stabilus. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of the company and the estimates given here.



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