Oriola-KD’s goal is to be a profitable company that continuously develops its operations and is a reliable and attractive partner for all its stakeholders. Financial responsibility refers to the need to ensure profitability, competitiveness and efficiency. A financially responsible company is able to meet its shareholders’ return expectations while also producing financial wellbeing in society by providing jobs and paying taxes.
Oriola-KD’s financial target is to achieve growth in excess of the growth of the pharmaceutical market. The ROE (return on equity) target is over 15 per cent, and the Group’s long-term goal for the average gearing ratio is 40–60 per cent.
The aim of Oriola-KD’s dividend policy is to pay out about 50 per cent of the earnings per share as dividends each year. The company’s strategic targets and financial position are taken into consideration when determining dividends.