Dividend history

Dividend history

This page features a quick overview of dividend paid out by Aegon in the last 5 years and more detailed historical information dating back to 2007. You can also use the buttons to read our dividend policy and to view our latest dividend proposal.

Five-year overview

 

Financial year Dividend Amount (EUR)*  Record date Payable
2021 Final EUR 0.09 June 3, 2022 July 6, 2022
2021 Interim EUR 0.08 August 23, 2021 September 17, 2021
2020 Final EUR 0.06 June 8, 2021 July 7, 2021
2020 Interim EUR 0.06 August 24, 2020 September 18, 2020
2019 Final Statement regarding the 2019 Final dividend
2019 Interim EUR 0.15 August 26, 2019 September 20, 2019
2018 Final EUR 0.15 May 22, 2019  June 21, 2019
2018 Interim EUR 0.14 August 27, 2018 September 21, 2018
2017 Final EUR 0.14 May 23, 2018 June 22, 2018
2017 Interim EUR 0.13 August 21, 2017 September 15, 2017

* per common share 

Details from 2007

EUR 0.09 per common share
USD 0.096008 per common share

Aegon proposed an 2021 final dividend per share of EUR 0.09 at the fourth quarter 2021 results on February 9, 2022. The final dividend will be paid in cash or in stock at the election of the shareholder. The value of the dividend to be paid in shares will be approximately equal to the dividend to be paid in cash.

The dividend proposal was approved by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on May 31, 2022, Aegon's shares were quoted ex-dividend on June 2, 2022. The record date for the dividend was June 3, 2022. The election period for shareholders runs from June 6 up to and including June 29, 2022.

Stock fraction

Those who elected a stock dividend will receive one Aegon common share for every 47 common shares held. The stock fraction was based on Aegon's average share price as quoted on Euronext Amsterdam, using the high and low of each of the five trading days from June 23 up to and including June 29, 2022. The average price calculated on this basis amounted to EUR 4.26.

2021 Final Dividend Schedule

Activity Dates
Dividend proposal February 9, 2022
Ex-dividend June 2, 2022
Record date June 3, 2022
Start dividend election period June 6, 2022
End dividend election period June 29, 2022
Period on which the stock fraction will be determined ** June 23 - June 29, 2022
Announcement stock fraction June 29, 2022
Dividend payable as of July 6, 2022

* All references to the payment of (interim) dividends are subject to any relevant board or shareholders resolution to distribute such (interim) dividend. Please refer to the disclaimer.

** Based on the average share price on Euronext Amsterdam, using the high and low of each of the five trading days.

2021 Interim Dividend*

EUR 0.08 per common share
USD 0.093460

Aegon announced an 2021 interim dividend per share of EUR 0.08 at the second quarter 2021 results on August 12, 2021. The interim dividend will be paid in cash or in stock at the election of the shareholder. The value of the dividend to be paid in shares will be approximately equal to the dividend to be paid in cash.

2021 Interim dividend stock fraction

Those who elected a stock dividend will receive one Aegon common share for every 52 common shares held. The stock fraction was based on Aegon's average share price as quoted on Euronext Amsterdam, using the high and low of each of the five trading days from September 6 up to and including September 10, 2021. The average price calculated on this basis amounted to EUR 4.15.

For the interim dividend 2021 ex-dividend date, the record date and the date of the start of the dividend election period for New York Registry Shares (NYRS) differ from the dates that apply to shares listed on the Euronext Amsterdam. For the interim dividend 2021 the following dates apply – specified per applicable stock exchange:

2021 Interim Dividend Schedule

Activity Amsterdam Euronext shares New York Registry Shares
Dividend proposal August 12, 2021 August 12, 2021
Ex-dividend August 20, 2021 August 26, 2021
Record date August 23, 2021 August 27, 2021
Start dividend election period August 25, 2021 August 27, 2021
End dividend election period September 10, 2021 September 10, 2021
Period on which the stock fraction will be determined ** September 6 – September 10, 2021 September 6 – September 10, 2021
Announcement stock fraction September 10, 2021 – after business hours September 10, 2021 – after business hours
Dividend payable as of September 17, 2021 September 17, 2021

* All references to the payment of (interim) dividends are subject to any relevant board or shareholders resolution to distribute such (interim) dividend. Please refer to the disclaimer.

** Based on the average share price on Euronext Amsterdam, using the high and low of each of the five trading days.

2020 Final Dividend*

EUR 0.06 per common share
USD 0.072981

Aegon proposed a 2020 final dividend per share of EUR 0.06 at the 2H 2020 results on February 11, 2021. This will be paid out in cash or stock at the election of the shareholder. The value of the stock dividend was approximately equal to the cash dividend.

At the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on June 3, 2021, the final dividend for 2020 of EUR 0.06 per common share was approved. Aegon's total dividend over 2020 amounted to EUR 0.12 per common share. Aegon intends to neutralize the dilutive effect of the final 2020 stock dividend, barring unforeseen circumstances.

2020 final dividend stock fraction

Those who elected a stock dividend received one Aegon common share for every 59 common shares held. The stock fraction was based on Aegon's average share price as quoted on Euronext Amsterdam, using the high and low of each of the five trading days from June 24 up to and including June 30, 2021. The average price calculated on this basis amounted to EUR 3.52.

2020 Final Dividend Schedule

Activity Date
Dividend proposal February 11, 2021
AGM June 3, 2021
Ex-dividend June 7, 2021
Record date June 8, 2021
Election period June 14 - June 30, 2021
Stock fraction announced June 30, 2021
Payment dividend July 7, 2021

* All references to the payment of (interim) dividends are subject to any relevant board or shareholders resolution to distribute such (interim) dividend. Please refer to the disclaimer.

2020 Interim Dividend Schedule

EUR 0.06 per common share
USD 0.071049

Aegon proposed a 2020 interim dividend per share of EUR 0.06 at the 1H 2020 results on August 13, 2020. This was paid in cash or stock at the election of the shareholder. The value of the stock dividend was approximately equal to the cash dividend.

Those shareholders who elected stock dividend received one Aegon common share for every 39 common shares held. The stock fraction was based on Aegon's average share price as quoted on Euronext Amsterdam, using the high and low of each of the five trading days from September 7 up to and including September 11, 2020. The average share price calculated on this basis amounted to EUR 2.3264. The dividend was payable as of September 18, 2020.

Activity Date
Dividend proposal August 13, 2020
Ex-dividend August 21, 2020
Record date August 24, 2020
Election period August 26 - September 11, 2020
Stock fraction published on website
(after business hours)
September 11, 2020
Payment dividend September 18, 2020

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) and DNB, Aegon's principal regulator, published statements on April 2, 2020 urging insurers to temporarily postpone all dividend distributions. Aegon N.V. confirmed on April 3, 2020, in a press release issued to convene the 2020 AGM that it would comply with these requests. As a result, the company will forego its 2019 final dividend of EUR 0.16 per common share. Aegon N.V. re-confirmed on August 13, 2020, in a press release issued about the results of the first half of 2020, that it will not pay a 2019 final dividend. Taking into account the interim dividend paid in September 2019, this results in a total dividend for the financial year 2019 of EUR 0.15 per common share.

2019 Interim Dividend*

EUR 0.15 per common share
USD 0.166208

Aegon proposed a 2019 interim dividend per share of EUR 0.15 at the 1H 2019 results on August 15, 2019. This was paid in cash or stock at the election of the shareholder. The value of the stock dividend was approximately equal to the cash dividend.

Those who elected stock dividend received one Aegon common share for every 25 common shares held. The stock fraction was based on Aegon's average share price as quoted on Euronext Amsterdam, using the high and low of each of the five trading days from September 9 up to and including September 13, 2019. The average share price calculated on this basis amounted to EUR 3.7570. The dividend was payable as of September 20, 2019.

2019 Interim Dividend Schedule

Activity Date
Dividend proposal August 15, 2019
Ex-dividend August 23, 2019
Record date August 26, 2019
Election period August 28 – September 13, 2019
Stock fraction published on website (after business hours) September 13, 2019
Payment dividend September 20, 2019

* All references to the payment of (interim) dividends are subject to any relevant board or shareholders resolution to distribute such (interim) dividend. Please refer to the disclaimer.

2018 Final Dividend*

EUR 0.15 per common share
USD 0.167475

Aegon proposed a 2018 final dividend per share of EUR 0.15 at the 2H 2018 results on February 14, 2019. This was paid in cash or stock at the election of the shareholder. The value of the stock dividend was approximately equal to the cash dividend.

2018 Final Dividend Schedule

Activity Date
Dividend proposal February 14, 2019
AGM May 17, 2019
Ex-dividend May 21, 2019
Record date May 22, 2019
Election period May 28 - June 14, 2019
Stock fraction announced June 19, 2019
Payment dividend June 21, 2019

* All references to the payment of (interim) dividends are subject to any relevant board or shareholders resolution to distribute such (interim) dividend. Please refer to the disclaimer.

2018 Interim Dividend

EUR 0.14 per common share (proposed)

At the 1H 2018 results on August 16, 2018, Aegon announced an interim dividend for 2018 of EUR 0.14 (USD 0.162050) per common share.

The interim dividend was paid in cash or stock at the election of the shareholder. The value of the stock dividend was approximately equal to the cash dividend.

2018 Interim Dividend Schedule

Activity Date
Dividend August 16, 2018
Ex-dividend August 24, 2018
Record date August 27, 2018
Election period August 29 - September 14, 2018
Stock fraction announced September 19, 2018
Payment dividend September 21, 2018

* All references to the payment of (interim) dividends are subject to any relevant board or shareholders resolution to distribute such (interim) dividend. Please refer to the disclaimer.

Final Dividend

EUR 0.14 per common share (proposed)

At the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on May 18, 2018, the Supervisory Board proposed a final dividend for 2017 of EUR 0.14 (USD: 0.164507) per common share.

The final dividend was paid in cash or stock at the election of the shareholder. The value of the stock dividend was approximately equal to the cash dividend.

2017 Final Dividend Schedule

Activity Date
Dividend proposal February 15, 2018
Aegon NY registered shares quoted ex-dividend May 22, 2018
Aegon Euronext-listed shares quoted ex-dividend May 22, 2018
Record date May 23, 2018
Election period May 29 - June 15, 2018
Stock fraction announced June 20, 2018
Payment dividend June 22, 2018

* All references to the payment of (interim) dividends are subject to any relevant board or shareholders resolution to distribute such (interim) dividend. Please refer to the disclaimer.

Interim Dividend

EUR 0.13 per common share
USD 0.152653 

Shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the 2017 interim dividend either entirely in cash (minus 15% withholding tax) or entirely in new common shares to be paid out of the share premium reserve (free of withholding tax in the Netherlands).

2017 interim dividend stock fraction

43% of shareholders elected to receive the stock dividend. Those who elected a stock dividend received one Aegon common share for every 36 common shares held.

The stock fraction was based on Aegon's average share price as quoted on Euronext Amsterdam, using the high and low of each of the five trading days from September 4 up to and including September 8, 2017. The average share price calculated on this basis amounted to EUR 4.7033.

Share buyback program

Commencing October 2, 2017, Aegon repurchased 51,864,626 common shares to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2016 final and 2017 interim dividends paid in shares. These shares were held as treasury shares, and were to be used to pay future stock dividends. Details of share buybacks are available on our share buyback page.

2017 Interim Dividend Schedule

Activity Date
Dividend proposal August 10, 2017
Aegon NY registered shares quoted ex-dividend August 17, 2017
Aegon Euronext-listed shares quoted ex-dividend August 18, 2017
Record date August 21, 2017
Election period August 23 - September 8, 2017
Stock fraction announced September 13, 2017
Payment dividend September 15, 2017

* All references to the payment of (interim) dividends are subject to any relevant board or shareholders resolution to distribute such (interim) dividend. Please refer to the disclaimer.

Final Dividend

EUR 0.13 per common share
USD 0.146231

Shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the 2016 final dividend either entirely in cash (minus 15% withholding tax) or entirely in new common shares to be paid out of the share premium reserve (free of withholding tax in the Netherlands).

2016 final dividend stock fraction

46% of shareholders elected to receive the stock dividend. Those who elected for a stock dividend will receive one Aegon common share for every 35 common shares held.

The stock fraction was based on Aegon's average share price as quoted on Euronext Amsterdam, using the high and low of each of the five trading days from June 12 up to and including June 16, 2017. The average share price was calculated on this basis amounted to EUR 4.5254.

Share buyback program

Commencing October 2, 2017, Aegon repurchased 51,864,626 common shares to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2016 final and 2017 interim dividends paid in shares. These shares were to be held as treasury shares, and were to be used to pay future stock dividends. Details of share buybacks are available on our share buyback page.

2016 Final Dividend Schedule

Activity Date
Dividend proposal February 17, 2017
Aegon NY registered shares quoted ex-dividend May 22, 2017
Aegon Euronext-listed shares quoted ex-dividend May 23, 2017
Record date May 24, 2017
Election period May 30 - June 16, 2017
Stock dividend ratio announced June 20, 2017
Payment dividend June 23, 2017

* All references to the payment of (interim) dividends are subject to any relevant board or shareholders resolution to distribute such (interim) dividend. Please refer to the disclaimer.

Interim Dividend

EUR 0.13 per common share
USD 0.147264

Shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the 2016 interim dividend either entirely in cash (minus 15% withholding tax) or entirely in new common shares to be paid out of the share premium reserve (free of withholding tax in the Netherlands).

2016 interim dividend stock fraction

42% of shareholders elected to receive the stock dividend. Those who elected for a stock dividend received one Aegon common share for every 28 common shares held.

The stock fraction was based on Aegon's average share price as quoted on Euronext Amsterdam, using the high and low of each of the five trading days from September 5 up to and including September 9, 2016. The average share price calculated on this basis amounted to EUR 3.6190. The stock dividend and the cash dividend were approximately equal in value.

Share buyback program

Aegon repurchased 30,765,224 common shares to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2016 interim stock dividend. Details of share buybacks are available on our share buyback page.


2016 Interim Dividend Schedule

Activity Date
Dividend proposal August  11, 2016
Aegon NY registered shares quoted ex-dividend  August 18, 2016
 Aegon Euronext-listed shares quoted ex-dividend  August 19, 2016
 Record date  August 22, 2016
 Election period  August 24 - September 9, 2016
 Stock dividend ratio announced  September 14, 2016
 Payment dividend  September 16, 2016

* All references to the payment of (interim) dividends are subject to any relevant board or shareholders resolution to distribute such (interim) dividend. Please refer to the disclaimer.

Final Dividend

EUR: 0.13 per common share
USD 0.145795

Shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the 2015 final dividend in cash or in stock. The cash dividend amounts to EUR 0.13 per common share. 43% of shareholders elected to receive the stock dividend.

2015 final dividend stock fraction

Those who elected for a stock dividend received one Aegon common share for every 30 common shares held.

The stock fraction was based on Aegon's average share price as quoted on Euronext Amsterdam, using the high and low of each of the five trading days from June 13 up to and including June 17, 2016. The average share price calculated on this basis amounted to EUR 3.9057. The stock dividend and the cash dividend are approximately equal in value.

Share buyback

Aegon repurchased 29,258,662 common shares to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2015 final stock dividend. Further details are available on our share buyback page.

2015 final dividend schedule

Activity Date
Dividend proposal January 13, 2016
Aegon NY registered shares quoted ex-dividend May 23, 2016
Aegon Euronext-listed shares quoted ex-dividend May 24, 2016
Record date May 25, 2016
Election period May 31 - June 17, 2016
Stock dividend ratio announced June 22, 2016
Payment dividend June 24, 2016

* All references to the payment of (interim) dividends are subject to any relevant board or shareholders resolution to distribute such (interim) dividend. Please refer to the disclaimer.

Interim Dividend

EUR: 0.12 per common share
USD: 0.134196 

Shareholders could elect to receive the interim 2015 dividend either entirely in cash (minus 15% withholding tax) or entirely in new common shares to be paid out of the share premium reserve (free of withholding tax in the Netherlands).

2015 interim dividend stock fraction

43% of shareholders elected to receive the stock dividend. Those who elected for a stock dividend received one Aegon common share for every 45 common shares held.

The stock fraction was based on Aegon's average share price as quoted on Euronext Amsterdam, using the high and low of each of the five trading days from September 7 up to and including September 11, 2015. The average share price calculated on this basis amounted to EUR 5.40. The stock dividend and the cash dividend were approximately equal in value.

Share buyback program

Aegon repurchased 20,136,673 common shares to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2015 interim stock dividend. Further details are available on our Share Buyback page.


2015 interim dividend schedule

Activity Date
Dividend proposal August 13, 2015
Aegon NY registered shares quoted ex-dividend August 20, 2015
Aegon Euronext-listed shares quoted ex-dividend August 21, 2015
Record date August 24, 2015
Election period August 26 - September 11, 2015
Stock dividend ratio announced September 15, 2015
Payment dividend September 18, 2015

* All references to the payment of (interim) dividends are subject to any relevant board or shareholders resolution to distribute such (interim) dividend. Please refer to the disclaimer.

Final 2014 Dividend

EUR 0.12
USD 0.133596

Shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the final dividend of EUR 0.12 per common share in cash (minus 15% withholding tax) or in stock. 42% of shareholders elected to receive the stock dividend.

2014 final dividend stock fraction

Those who elected a stock dividend received one Aegon common share for every 55 common shares held. The stock fraction was based on Aegon's average share price as quoted on Euronext Amsterdam, using the high and low of each of the five trading days from June 8 up to and including June 12, 2015.

The average share price calculated on this basis amounted to EUR 6.62. The stock dividend and the cash dividend were approximately equal in value.

Share buyback program

Aegon repurchased 16,279,933 common shares to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2014 final stock dividend. Visit our Share Buyback page for further information.

Schedule

Activity Date
Dividend proposal February 19, 2015
Dividend resolution by Annual General Meeting May 20, 2015
Aegon NY registered shares quoted ex-dividend May 21, 2015
Aegon Euronext-listed shares quoted ex-dividend May 22, 2015
Record date Euronext-listed shares May 25, 2015
Record date NY registered shares May 26, 2015
Election period May 28 - June 12, 2015
Stock dividend ratio announced June 17, 2015
Payment dividend June 19, 2015

* All references to the payment of (interim) dividends are subject to any relevant board or shareholders resolution to distribute such (interim) dividend. Please refer to the disclaimer.

Interim Dividend

EUR:0.11
USD:0.146124

Shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the interim dividend of EUR 0.11 per common share in cash (minus 15% withholding tax) or in stock. 45% of shareholders elected to receive the stock dividend.

2014 interim dividend stock fraction

Those who elected for a stock dividend received one Aegon common share for every 58 common shares held. The stock fraction was based on Aegon's average share price as quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange, using the high and low of each of the five trading days from September 8 up to and including September 12, 2014.

The average share price calculated on this basis during this period amounted to EUR 6.37. The stock dividend and the cash dividend were approximately equal in value.

Share buyback program

Aegon repurchased 16,319,939 common shares to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2014 interim dividend paid in shares. Visit our Share Buyback page for further information .

2014 interim dividend schedule

Activity Date
Dividend proposal August 14, 2014
Aegon shares quoted ex-dividend August 21, 2014
Record date August 25, 2014
Election period August 27 - September 12, 2014
Stock fraction September 8-12, 2014
Stock dividend ratio announced September 17, 2014
Payable September 19, 2014

Interim Dividend

EUR:0.11
USD:0.145673

Final Dividend

EUR:0.11
USD:0.150348

Interim Dividend

EUR:0.10
USD:0.122760

Final Dividend

EUR: 0.11
USD:0.141790

Interim Dividend

EUR:--
USD:--

Final Dividend

EUR:0.10
USD:0.126820

No dividends were declared in 2010.

No dividends were declared in 2009.

Interim Dividend

EUR: 0.30
USD: 0.45222

Final Dividend

EUR: 0.32
USD: 0.504608

Interim Dividend

EUR: 0.30
USD: 0.4095

Final Dividend

EUR: 0.32
USD: 0.504608