24th annual general meeting of R. STAHL AG, which took place in Neuenstein today, decided on a dividend payment of EUR 0.60 per share for fiscal year 2016 (previous year EUR 0.60). Total payout thus amounts to EUR 3.9 million (previous year: EUR 3.9 million). With a dividend of EUR 0.60 per share, Executive Board and Supervisory Board again demonstrate strength and confidence. The annual general meeting granted discharge for the members of the Executive Board and the management for fiscal year 2016 and approved all items on the agenda.
In a lively and objective debate, the shareholders and shareholder representatives discussed the past fiscal year and the strategic direction of the company. More than 340 shareholders attended the annual general meeting. When the vote was taken, 5.32 million shares were represented, which corresponds to a proportion of 82.6 percent of the share capital.
Dr. Thomas Kornek