Dividends and appropriation of profit
HUGO BOSS AG closed fiscal year 2014 with a net income of EUR 292 million (2013: EUR 211 million). The unappropriated surplus after transfer to retained earnings came to EUR 255 million (2013: EUR 235 million). Given the profits-based dividend policy, the Supervisory Board and the Managing Board will propose to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting that a dividend of EUR 3.62 per share (2013: EUR 3.34 per share) be paid out for fiscal year 2014. This corresponds to a figure of EUR 250 million (2013: EUR 231 million). It will also be proposed to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting that the dividend attributable to own shares totaling EUR 5 million be carried forward to new account (2013: EUR 5 million).