Atrium distributed a fixed dividend for the first time in the company’s history in November 2009. The dividend was set at €0.12 per share per year, payable in quarterly installments, resulting in a €0.03 payment in the fourth quarter of 2009.
The annual dividend has subsequently been increased every year since, reflecting a compound annual growth rate of 12% over six years, starting at €0.12 in 2010. In addition to the annual dividend, in September 2016, Atrium paid a special dividend of €0.14 per share. For 2017, Atrium’s Board of Directors has approved a dividend at a consistent level of €0.27*, payable quarterly and commencing at the end of March 2017.
In addition, in December 2009 Atrium paid a €0.50 per share special dividend.
All dividend payments made by Atrium since 2009 have been paid as capital repayments.