Dividend history

  2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Dividend per share, EUR 0.80 0.73 0.66 0.60 0.57 0.56 0.46 0.44 0.38 0.34 0.42
Earnings per share*, EUR 1.90 1.83 1.65 1.28 1.21 1.19 0.87 0.92 0.74 0.35 0.74
Payout ratio 42% 40% 40% 47% 47% 47% 53% 42% 51% 97% 57%
Number of shares outstanding**, million 104.1 103.8 103.6 103.5 103.4 102.6 101.5 101.2 101.0 100.4 100.4
Total amount paid, MEUR 83 75.8 68.4 62.1 58.9 57.7 46.7 44.5 38.4 34.1 42.2

* Excluding IAC
** Excluding own shares