More Dividends For Agrana´s Shareholders

People ♦ Published: October 22, 2011; 11:53 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian fruit and starch company Agrana announces a dividend increase for the business year 2011/12.

More Dividends For Agrana´s Shareholders / Picture: © AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

Agrana´s CEO Johann Marihart considers to increase dividends for the shareholders. Results for the current business year are “substantially beyond the last year”. As a result, also dividends should be raised. Already in 2010, Agrana has raised dividends from € 1.95 to € 2.40 per share.

In the first half year of 2011/12, profits rose to € 77.7m (2010: € 37.4m).…