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 2013
total payout common 10,113 6,987 10,256 12,970 7,170 10,467 18,721
preferred 1,598 1,102 1,598 1,995 1,102 1,598 2,849
total 11,711 8,089 11,854 14,965 8,272 12,066 21,570
payout ratio 15.8% 14.6% 12.3% 9.3% 6.0% 5.1% 7.1%
amount of shares purchased common 16,453 0 0 0 0 0 0
preferred 1,801 0 0 0 0 0 0
total 18,254 0 0 0 0 0 0
total shareholder return 29,965 8,089 11,854 14,965 8,272 12,066 21,570
net income 74,250 55,259 96,495 161,465 137,590 238,453 304,748
total payout ratio 40.4% 14.6% 12.3% 9.3% 6.0% 5.1% 7.1%
shareholder return
Dividends
Interim Cash Dividend Resolution

Under the BOD resolution dated July 31, 2014, SEC completed the interim dividend payment as follows:

2014 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, 0.05% 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, 2014
  • Total payout: KRW 75.41 billion
  • Dividend pay date : August 29, 2014

dividends
Dividend payment history for the recent 7 years
(Unit : KRW 100 M)
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
net income 74,250 55,259 96,495 161,465 137,590 238,453 304,748
payout ratio 15.8% 14.6% 12.3% 9.3% 6.0% 5.1% 7.1%
dividend per share
(KRW)
common 8,000 5,500 8,000 10,000 5,500 8,000 14,300
preferred 8,050 5,550 8,050 10,050 5,550 8,050 14,350
total payout common 10,113 6,987 10,256 12,970 7,170 10,467 18,721
preferred 1,598 1,102 1,598 1,995 1,102 1,598 2,849
total 11,711 8,089 11,854 14,965 8,272 12,066 21,570
Treasury stock

Samsung Electronics did not acquire treasury shares in the year 2013.

Treasury shareholding as of December 31, 2013
  • Common share : 16,384,216 shares (11.1% 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 7 years
(Unit : KRW 100 M, 10 thousands shares)
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Net income 74,250 55,259 96,495 161,465 137,590 238,453 304,748
amount of shares
purchased
common 16,453 0 0 0 0 0 0
preferred 1,801 0 0 0 0 0 0
total 18,254 0 0 0 0 0 0
number of shares
purchased
common 280 0 0 0 0 0 0
preferred 40 0 0 0 0 0 0
number of treasury
shares outstanding
common 2.087 2,026 1,903 1,746 1,691 1,645 1,638
preferred 298 298 298 298 298 298 298