Dividend policy

With the help of continued growth and improved profitability, the Lerøy Seafood Group aims to create financial values for their shareholders, staff and the community in general.

Lerøy Seafood Group aims to provide a satisfactory rate of return from all their activities. The yield to shareholders in the form of dividends and share price performance in the stock market ought to reflect the wealth generated by the company. The dividends paid should reflect the company's growth and profitability.

The company's dividend policy implies that over time, dividends should lie in the region of 30 and 40 % of the net profits after tax. However, care must be taken throughout to ensure that the Group operates in line with good financial contingency planning as a guarantee for new and profitable investments. In the long run, wealth will be generated more in the form of a rise in share values rather than in declared dividends.