In this section of the page, you will find all the information you need to understand how Deutsche Post (DHL) dividends work. In addition, you will be able to consult the payment date, the ex-dividend date, the last day to be entitled to the payment, the money to be received per share, the yield and any other doubts that may arise.
Upcoming Deutsche Post dividend
Next payment 1.30€
Next payment date May 3, 2024
Last payment 1.85€
Last payment date May 9, 2023
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Ex-Dividend: 5/1/24

Deutsche Post will distribute 1,30 euros per share in the form of a dividend on May 3, 2024.

The May 1, 2024 is the ex-dividend date. So if you wish to receive Deutsche Post dividends, you must buy one day before this date.

Deutsche Post distributed 1.85 euros per share in the form of a dividend on May 9, 2023.

Deutsche Post AG., is listed in the main markets of Germany, as well as in Milan, Vienna, Bucharest, United States and London, using as a basis in its stock market denomination the symbol DHL, begins to deliver dividends in 2018, showing a steady behavior in the fulfillment of the commitment so far, without registering any suspension, paying interest once a year, specifically in the month of May, reaching a yield that approaches 4.28%.

Payout Ratio Deutsche Post Dividends

Deutsche Post paid 5% of its net income in the last fiscal period as dividends.
Dividend payout ratio

The dividend payout ratio, also known as the payout ratio, is an essential indicator for assessing the stability of a company's dividends. This ratio shows what proportion of the company's net profit is used to pay dividends to shareholders.

Dividend payout ratio = Total dividends ÷ Net income

Deutsche Post's earnings (84,525,998,080.00€) are sufficient to cover the dividend payment. This payment represents 5% of the total net profit of DHL.
Dividend payout ratio
General recommendations

An appropriate payout ratio may vary depending on the industry, the company's growth stage and its financial health.

Payout Ratio

Dividend calendar of Deutsche Post

This is the Dividend Calendar of Deutsche Post in 2023.

Event Day
Last trading date April 30, 2024
Ex-Dividend (Ex-Date) May 1, 2024
Record date May 2, 2024
Date of payment May 3, 2024
Dividends schedule Deutsche Post
Data pending official confirmation from the company Deutsche Post (DHL).
Estimation Policy

Our policy is based on extracting all the financial information available for each company so that our own algorithms weight this information, thus giving us a result as close as possible to the real data.


Historical annual dividend yields of Deutsche Post

Over the past 5 years, Deutsche Post has not consistently distributed dividends.
Increasing Dividends
Increasing Dividend Program

For a company to have growing dividends by our standards, the annual dividend amount must have increased steadily for at least the last 5 years.

Dividend yield

Dividend yield of Deutsche Post vs. the sector

Deutsche Post's dividend yield (4.38%) is above the sector average (2.78%).
Comparison with industry average
Comparison with industry average

The company's dividend yield is compared to the industry average to determine its positioning.

Deutsche Post's dividend yield is among the top 25% (4.33%) of the sector.
Evaluation with respect to competence.
Comparison with competitors

Imagine you have a list of dividend yields for different companies in an industry. If you look for the "top 25%% percentile", you will find a number. This number tells you that the top 25%% of the companies with the highest dividends have a yield higher than that number.

On the other hand, the "top 75%% percentile" shows you another number, which tells you that 75%% of the companies have a higher yield than that number, thus showing a more common and less high yield.

Dividend yield history in Deutsche Post

Over the past 5 years, Deutsche Post has not consistently distributed dividends.
Dividend stability
Dividend stability

For a company to have stable dividends by our standards, it is vital that it has not had an annual decline of more than 10% over the previous year.

Dividend history of Deutsche Post

Deutsche Post has never distributed dividends, so it has an empty dividend history.

Deutsche Post dividend capture strategy

Step 1: Buy Deutsche Post shares (DHL) one day before ex-dividend date
Date of purchase Apr 30, 2024
Next ex-dividend date May 1, 2024
Step 2: Sell Deutsche Post shares (DHL) when the price recovers.
Date of sale (estimated) N/A
Average price recovery N/A
Average return on cost N/A
The dividend capture strategy is based on historical Deutsche Post data. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Information about Deutsche Post

Full name Deutsche Post AG
Ticker DHL
Sector Industry
Industry Integrated Freight & Logistics
Market Capitalization 51.13B €
Number of Employees 589,184
Address Platz der Deutschen Post, Bonn, 53113, Germany
Phone 49 228 182 6 36 36
Description of the company

Deutsche Post AG, a mail service provider, delivers parcels mainly in Germany and in various parts of the world, specializes in marketing services and press distribution, and is the corporate brand of DHL Group, the largest mail and logistics group in its country.

The company is Europe's leading provider of postal services and parcel delivery, currently employing approximately 600,000 people, and is positioned in 220 countries, generating around 94 billion euros in revenues by 2022.

In 1995, following the second postal reform in Germany, three companies, Deutsche Post AG, Deutsche Postbank AG and Deutsche Telekom AG, which were initially controlled by the federal government and gradually sold their shares, joined forces to make major investments in technology, logistics and modernization of the infrastructure of the postal centers.

Subsequently, they engaged in a series of acquisitions expanding their range of action and diversifying their activities, such as the purchase of Swiss logistics provider Danzas in 1999, as well as that of Air Express International (AEI), in 2002 they got DHL Worldwide Express, managing ten years later to enter the Asian and American market, obtaining in 2016 UK Mail a UK courier and the JF Hillebrand group in 2022.

Among the services and activities they offer to their customers are Private Mail, Letter/Postcard delivery, Book Mailings, Merchandise Mailings, as well as Business Solutions where they include Press Distribution, Pension Service, Crossmedia Dialogue, Postcard Payments, Postident, in addition to that they incorporate Mail Advertising specifically with partially addressed Articles, Einkaufaktuell, Direct Mail and Premium Addressing Solutions, Direct Email, Postal Addressing, among others.

Frequently asked questions about Deutsche Post dividends

Deutsche Post is listed on the Bolsa de Fráncfort and is part of the DAX40.

Deutsche Post has the Ticker or stock code DHL.

Deutsche Post belongs to the Industry sector and the Integrated Freight & Logistics industry.

The CEO of Deutsche Post in 2023 is Dr. Tobias Meyer.

At this moment, the value of a Deutsche Post share is 42.91€.

Deutsche Post does not have a growing dividend program. Dividends have not shown a steady growth in the last 5 years.

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