41. DIVIDENDS PER SHARE

In 2011, PIRELLI & C. S.p.A. paid to its shareholders dividends based on 2010 earnings equal to euro 0.165 per each of the 475,388,592 ordinary shares (excluding treasury shares) and euro 0.229 per each of the 11,842,969 savings shares (excluding treasury shares). The total dividends paid out amounted to euro 81,151 thousand.

In 2010, PIRELLI & C. S.p.A. paid to its shareholders dividends based on 2009 earnings equal to euro 0.0145 per each of the 5,229,274,503 ordinary shares (excluding treasury shares) and euro 0.0406 per each of the 130,272,660 savings shares (excluding treasury shares). The total dividends paid out amounted to euro 81,114 thousand.