Thursday 28 April 2022, the Shareholders’ Meeting of Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A., chaired by Marina Berlusconi, approved the financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2021.
The Group’s Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Porro, presented the key figures for the year, as disclosed to the market the 16 March 2022.
Specifically, the net profit, after minority interests, amounted to € 44.2 million, up sharply versus € 4.5 million in 2020.
The Shareholders’ Meeting, in accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors of 16 March 2022, which has already been the subject of disclosure, resolved to distribute a unit dividend of € 0.085 for each ordinary share (net of treasury shares) outstanding at the record date, for a total of approximately € 22.1 million which corresponds to a pay-out of 50% of the consolidated net profit and a dividend yield equal to 4.2% (at 31 December 2021).
The dividend has been paid, in accordance with the provisions of the “Regulation of the markets organized and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.”, from 25 May 2022 (payment date), with ex-coupon (no. 21) date on 23 May 2022, and with the date of entitlement to payment of the dividend, pursuant to Article 83-terdecies of the TUF (record date), on 24 May 2022.
The Shareholders’ Meeting resolved also on the additional items on the agenda.