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 2.5%. Details of the current dividend proposal can be found in the chapter entitled (condensed, according to German Commercial Code).
EARNINGS PER SHARE
Basic earnings per ordinary share were €2.38 in 2009 (2008: €11.92). 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).