Around 1,200 shareholders today participated in the Annual General Meeting of Heidelberg for financial year 2005/2006 held at the Congress Center Rosengarten in Mannheim. Approximately 60 percent of Heidelberg's share capital was represented at the event.
The Management Board discussed the company's strategy and the Balance Sheet for the past financial year (April 1, 2005 through March 31, 2006), which saw the Heidelberg Group more than double its net profit on the previous year to 135 million Euro.
The company's shareholders voted on nine items on the agenda at the Annual General Meeting. These included the appropriation of the retained earnings, the associated issuing of a dividend of 0.65 Euro per participating share, and other resolutions.
All points on the agenda requiring approval were passed.
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