Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2014
The security and transparency BME offers its share-
holders are just recompense for the trust and growth
expectations investors place in the company.
Shareholder remuneration during 2014, added to
payouts since the company was first listed, place
BME as a sector benchmark in terms of shareholder
returns. Against this backdrop, BME maintained
the high pay out ratio (96%) of previous years and
reaffirmed its status as one of the listed companies
which allocates the highest percentage of its profit to
dividend payments, one of the main sources of share-
Reimbursement of contributions
First interim dividend
Second interim dividend
Ordinary and extraordinary dividends, by year of corresponding profits, and
(1) In 2013, shareholders received €0.23 per share as reimbursement of contributions due to the capital
reduction approved at the General Shareholders’ Meeting of 30 April 2013.
(2) Pending approval by General Shareholders Meeting.
Under the company’s dividend policy, which it has
maintained since 2009, shareholders receive three
ordinary dividends (one final dividend and two interim
dividends charged against profit), in May, September