Bayer stock closed the second quarter of 2015 at €125.55. Including the dividend of €2.25 per share paid on May 28, 2015, the yield on Bayer stock in the quarter was minus 8.8%. The benchmark indices also declined in the second quarter of 2015. The DAX was down 8.5%, while the euro stoxx 50 (performance index) fell by 5.8%.
The yield on Bayer stock for the first half of 2015, including the dividend, was 13.0%. The DAX ended the first half of 2015 at 10,945 points, up 11.6%. The euro stoxx 50 (performance index) rose by 11.0% during this period, closing at 6,492 points.