Return to Shareholder

In order to fulfill the shareholder-centric management,
Samsung Electronics has returned to shareholders through dividends and share buyback.
The company will continue to make efforts to improve shareholder value.
Shareholder return
(Unit : KRW 100 M)
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
total payout common 10,113 6,987 10,256 12,970 7,170 10,467
preferred 1,598 1,102 1,598 1,995 1,102 1,598
total 11,711 8,089 11,854 14,965 8,272 12,066
payout ratio 15.8% 14.6% 12.3% 9.3% 6.0% 5.1%
amount of shares purchased common 16,453 0 0 0 0 0
preferred 1,801 0 0 0 0 0
total 18,254 0 0 0 0 0
total shareholder return 29,965 8,089 11,854 14,965 8,272 12,066
net income 74,250 55,259 96,495 161,465 137,590 238,453
total payout ratio 40.4% 14.6% 12.3% 9.3% 6.0% 5.1%
shareholder return
Dividends
Interim Cash Dividend Resolution

Under the BOD resolution dated July 26, 2013, SEC completed the interim dividend payment as follows:

2013 Interim Dividend Details
  • Type of dividend : Cash
  • Dividend per share :
    - KRW 500 per common share
    - KRW 500 per preferred share
  • Dividend yield: 0.04% for common share, 0.06% for preferred share.
    * The dividend yield was calculated as follows :
    (Dividend per share) divided by (the average of ending prices of the stock for
    the week leading up to two days prior to the record date) multiplied by 100
  • Record date: June 30, 2013
  • Total payout: KRW 75.4 billion
  • Dividend pay date : August 26, 2013

dividends
Dividend payment history for the recent 6 years
(Unit : KRW 100 M)
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
net income 74,250 55,259 96,495 161,465 137,590 238,453
payout ratio 15.8% 14.6% 12.3% 9.3% 6.0% 5.1%
dividend per share
(KRW)
common 8,000 5,500 8,000 10,000 5,500 8,000
preferred 8,050 5,550 8,050 10,050 5,550 8,050
total payout common 10,113 6,987 10,256 12,970 7,170 10,467
preferred 1,598 1,102 1,598 1,995 1,102 1,598
total 11,711 8,089 11,854 14,965 8,272 12,066
Treasury stock

Samsung Electronics did not acquire treasury shares in the year 2012.

Treasury shareholding as of December 31, 2012
  • Common share : 16,451,438 shares (11.2% of outstanding shares of common stock)
  • Preferred share : 2,979,693 shares (13.0% of outstanding shares of preferred stock)
treasury stock
Share buyback history for the recent 5 years
(Unit : KRW 100 M, thousands shares)
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
amount of shares
purchased
common 0 0 0 0 0
preferred 0 0 0 0 0
total 0 0 0 0 0
number of shares
purchased
common 0 0 0 0 0
preferred 0 0 0 0 0
number of treasury
shares outstanding
common 19,030 17,460 16,911 16,451 16,384
preferred 2,980 2,980 2,980 2,980 2,980