Based on the dividend proposal for the reporting period, the dividend yield on Volkswagen ordinary shares is 2.1%. The dividend yield on preferred shares is 1.9%. Details of the current dividend proposal can be found in the chapter entitled (condensed, according to German Commercial Code) of this Annual Report.
EARNINGS PER SHARE
Basic earnings per ordinary share were €15.17 in fiscal year 2010 (2009: €2.37). In accordance with IAS 33, the calculation is based on the average number of ordinary shares outstanding in the fiscal year (see also to the Volkswagen consolidated financial statements).