The earnings per share of BASF has been exceptionally good in the last few years. The value of the shares of BASF has gone up as well and this has led to an increase in the dividend yield of BASF.
About Earnings Per Share of BASF
As per the annual report of BASF for the year 2006, the company is paying its shareholders a dividend of three Euros per share. This is fifty per cent more than what was being given last year.
The dividend yield of BASF for the year 2006 has been 4.1 per cent. The worth of the stocks of BASF has gone up by 17.5 per cent in the year 2006.
Share Buyback of BASF
As per the annual report of BASF in the year 2006 the company would be performing share buybacks worth three million Euros in the years 2007 and 2008. This is supposed to open up more financial possibilities as far as the shareholders of BASF are concerned.