Published Wed, 11 May 2011 11:09:05 -0400 on Seeking Alpha
In Germany, the time between April and June is when publicly listed companies usually hold their annual general meetings. Unlike in the United States or other countries, the dividend payment of German stock companies is inherently linked to their annual general meeting. The AGM approves a dividend payout, the stock goes ex-dividend the day after the general meeting, and usually the dividend is credited to accounts on the same day or the next. There are no such things as quarterly or semi-annual dividends. This means that each year, between April and June, German companies open up their coffers to shareholders for a more or less large one-time payment. For the German blue chip index, the DAX-30, this payment is set to reach nearly 26 billion Euros this year, a sum nearly 30% higher than last year's. While there are many ETF products in Europe mirroring the DAX, US investors probably...
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE||41.52||23.9||1.74||0.44||1.01|
Older articles featuring Deutsche Bank (DB):High Yield Carnage And Closed End Funds
ING: On The Right Path To Become A High-Dividend Yield Stock
HSBC: Should You Buy This 7% Yielder?
Dividend Shopping List: Market Correction Edition
6 Profitable Dividend-Paying Bank Stocks That Look Ready To Charge In 2013
3 High Dividend Yield Utility Stocks: 1 To Buy, 2 To Sell
2 Financial Services Companies Going Ex-Dividend Today Investors Should Consider
The Best Dividends On June 01, 2012
Bottom-Fishing Among Last Month's 13 Worst Dividend Stocks
3 Stocks To Buy Now For Big Dividend Profits