Dividend policy and dividend

Dividend policy

Kesko Corporation distributes at least 50% of its comparable earnings per share as dividends, taking however the company's financial position and operating strategy into account.

Dividend in 2017

Kesko Corporation's Board of Directors has decided to propose to the Annual General Meeting convened for 3 April 2017 that the dividend payable for the year 2016 be €2.00 per share.

The dividend would be paid to shareholders registered in the Company's register of shareholders kept by Euroclear Finland Ltd on the record date for the payment of dividend, 5 April 2017. No dividend is paid on own shares held by the Company as treasury shares on the record date for the payment of dividend.

Record date

The record date for dividend distribution is 5 April 2017.

Pay date

The Board of Directors proposes that the dividend pay date be 12 April 2017.

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