European Dividend Aristocrat Nestle SA reported on Thursday that its nine-month sales rose to 3.7%. The Swiss consumer-goods giant also said that it will distribute up to 20 billion Swiss francs ($20.07 billion) to its shareholders between 2020 and 2022. This will happen primarily through buybacks while maintaining its dividend policy.
Nestle SA current dividend and the dividend yield is CHF 2.45 (2.31%). Nestle increased its dividend since 1990, which is already 28 consecutive dividend increases. The last dividend pay-out is 2.45 CHF on April 11th, 2019. The average 10 years dividend growth rate 5.9% and the last dividend increase 4.3% from 2.35 CHF to 2.45 CHF.
Below an overview of the Nestle dividend history since 1986.