Dividend and capital

 

Dividends distribution policy

2018 dividend

Orange paid a dividend of € 0.70 per share with respect to the 2018 fiscal year, an increase of € 0.05 per share compared to the 2017 dividend.

2019 dividend

Confident in the performance and solidity of the Group's financial structure, on 24 July 2019 the Board of Directors decided on the distribution of an interim dividend for 2019 of €0.30 per share. This interim dividend was paid on 4 December.

The Board also confirmed that it would propose to the 2020 Annual Shareholders' Meeting a dividend of €0.70 per share for FY 2019.

 Dividends distribution history

Fiscal year
 

 Amount per share  
 

Payment date
 

Means of payment
 

2019

0.30 €

4 Dec 2019

interim dividend in cash

2018

0.30 €

6 Dec 2018

interim dividend in cash

2018

0.40 €

6 June 2019

balance of dividend in cash

2018

0.30 €

6 Dec 2018

interim dividend in cash

2017

0.40 €

7 June 2018

balance of dividend in cash

2017

0.25 €

7 Dec 2018

interim dividend in cash

2016

0.40 €

14 June 2017

balance of dividend in cash

2016

0.20 €

7 Dec 2016

interim dividend in cash

2015

0.40 €

23 June 2016

balance of dividend in cash

2015

0.20 €

9 Dec 2015

interim dividend in cash

2014

0.40 €

10 June 2015

balance of dividend in cash

2014

0.20 €

9 Dec 2014

interim dividend in cash

2013

0.50 €

5 June 2014

balance of dividend in cash

2013

0.30 €

11 Dec 2013

interim dividend in cash

2012

0.20 €

11 June 2013

balance of dividend in cash

2012

0.58€

12 Sept 2012

interim dividend in cash

2011

0.80 €

13 June 2012

balance of dividend in cash

2011

0.60 €

8 Sept 2011

interim dividend in cash

2010

0.80 €

15 June 2011

balance of dividend in cash

2010

0.60 €

2 Sept 2010

interim dividend in cash

2009

0.80 €

17 June 2010

balance of dividend in cash

2009

0.60 €

2 Sept 2009

interim dividend in cash

 

  

Changes in share capital

During the financial year 2016, the amount of capital increased to € 10,640,226,396.


Capital allocation

 Institutional investors and others legal entities allocation estimate on the basis of the TPI survey and the Nasdaq OMX analysis (31/12/2017).