The Board of Directors of Capgemini SE, chaired by Paul Hermelin, convened in Paris to review and adopt the accounts of the Capgemini Group for the year-ended December 31, 2020.
Net profit (Group share) grew 12% year-on-year to €957 million. Basic earnings per share rose by 11% year-on-year to €5.71, while normalized earnings per share increased 14% to €7.28. Normalized earnings per share adjusted for the transitional impact of the US tax reform increased 7% to €7.23.
The Board of Directors has decided to recommend the payment of a dividend of €1.95 per share at the Shareholders’ Meeting on May 20, 2021. The corresponding payout ratio is 35% of net profit (Group share), in line with the Group’s distribution policy.
Normalized net profit is equal to profit for the year (Group share) adjusted for the impact of items recognized in “Other operating income and expense”, net of tax calculated using the effective tax rate. Normalized earnings per share is computed like basic earnings per share, i.e. excluding dilution.
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