Since 1999, the KONE share has been split five times: 1999 (1:3), 2002 (1:3), 2005 (1:2), 2008 (1:2) and 2013 (1:2).
In accordance with the Articles of Association, class B shares are preferred for a dividend, which is at least one percent and no more than 2.5 percent higher than the dividend paid to the holders of class A shares, calculated from the accounting par value of the share. The accounting par value of the share is EUR 0.125.
Payment of dividends
The General Meeting 2019 approved dividends in line with the Board of Director’s proposal of EUR 1.6475 for each of the 76,208,712 class A shares and EUR 1.65 for each of the outstanding 440,070,040 class B shares. The date of record for dividend distribution is February 28, 2019 and dividends will be payable on March 7, 2019.