Dividend policy

Stocks with high dividend yields are usually found in the more defensive sectors of the stock market that have little upside potential. And then there’s BB Biotech, the investment company that combines fast growth with a hefty dividend yield.

Since 2013 BB Biotech has a structured payout policy in place designed to give shareholders a return of up to 10% p.a. It consists of the following elements: BB BB Biotech intends to continue to propose dividend payments that correspond to a 5% return on the volume weighted average price of its shares in December of the respective fiscal year.

Besides the attractive dividend yield, BB Biotech is also conducting continuous share buybacks of up to 5% of share capital p.a.Share repurchases will be conducted within defined parameters.

Dividend 2020

The Board of Directors proposes a divicend of CHF 3.40 per share at the Annual General Meeting. 

Event Date
Annual General Meeting 2020




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Development dividend in CHF

Year Dividend/ Cash distribution in CHF
2020 3.40
2019 3.05
2018 3.30
2017 2.75
2016 2.90
2015 2.32
2014 1.40
2013 0.90