Listed Companies Increasing Dividend Payouts ({{commentsTotal}})

Tallink began to give out shareholder dividends in 2013.
Tallink began to give out shareholder dividends in 2013. Source: Photo: Postimees/Scanpix

Out of the 13 companies listed on the Tallinn stock market, 10 are planning or have already announced dividends this year.

The total will be 82 million euros, Postimees reported today, with more companies than ever announcing a policy of dividends.

Ekspress Grupp, owners of Delfi, and ferry operator Tallink began paying out dividends last year and are now joined by construction giant Nordecon, with Merko Ehitus (also construction), Tallinna Kaubamaja (store), Silvano GG (fashion), Harju Elekter (power), Olympic (casinos), Premia foods and Tallinna Vesi (waterworks) all expected to indulge shareholders.