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 Biotech will pay an annual dividend corresponding to a 5% return on the weighted average share price for 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.

Dividend 2019

The shareholdes have approved a dividend of CHF 3.05 per share at the Annual General Meeting. 

Event Date
Annual General Meeting 2019 March 21, 2019
Ex-Dividend March 25, 2019
Record Date March 26, 2019
Payment Date March 27, 2019


Development dividend in CHF

Year Dividend in CHF
2019 3.05
2018 3.30
2017 2.75
2016 2.90
2015 2.32
2014 1.40
2013 0.90