1. NOTE B24 Earnings per share
  2. NOTE B25 Dividend

Historical key share data

 

 

 

 

2014

 

2015(1)

 

2016

 

2017

 

2018

(1)

2015 data are not presented on pro forma basis, i.e. exclude Cytec.

(2)

The numerator can be found under the same label in the historic key financial data table in section 1 of the Business review.

(3)

Recommended 2018 dividend, pending General Shareholders meeting on May 14, 2018.

(4)

Belgian withholding tax applicable in year of dividend payment, i.e. the following year: 25% in 2013-2015, 27% in 2016, 30% from 2017 onward.

(5)

The 2015 share price data use the share price adjusted by a factor 93.98% for the period until December 3, 2015. The adjustment reflects the distribution of rights during the capital increase completed in December 2015.

(6)

The stock market data are based on all trades registered by Euronext.

Number of shares (in 1000 shares)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issued shares at end of year

 

a

 

84,701

 

105,876

 

105,876

 

105,876

 

105,876

Treasury shares at end of year

 

b

 

1,719

 

2,106

 

2,652

 

2,358

 

2,723

Shares held by Solvac

 

c

 

25,578

 

32,116

 

32,511

 

32,511

 

32,511

Outstanding shares at the end of the year

 

d = a-b

 

82,982

 

103,770

 

103,225

 

103,519

 

103,154

Average outstanding shares (basic calculation)

 

e

 

83,228

 

83,738

 

103,294

 

103,352

 

103,277

Average outstanding shares (diluted calculation)

 

f

 

83,890

 

84,303

 

103,609

 

104,084

 

103,735

Data per share (in €)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity attributable to Solvay share

 

g = .../d(2)

 

64.71

 

69.72

 

72.83

 

71.98

 

77.76

Underlying profit for the period (basic)

 

h = .../e(2)

 

 

 

8.12

 

8.19

 

9.08

 

10.57

IFRS profit for the period (basic)

 

i = .../e(2)

 

0.96

 

4.85

 

6.01

 

10.27

 

8.31

IFRS profit for the period (diluted)

 

j = .../f(2)

 

0.96

 

4.81

 

5.99

 

10.19

 

8.27

Gross dividend(3)

 

k

 

3.40

 

3.30

 

3.45

 

3.60

 

3.75

Net dividend(3)

 

l = k*(1-…%)(4)

 

2.55

 

2.41

 

2.42

 

2.52

 

2.62

Share price data (in €)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highest(5)

 

m

 

129.15

 

141.10

 

112.30

 

132.00

 

120.65

Lowest(5)

 

n

 

100.15

 

88.01

 

70.52

 

106.30

 

85.44

Average(5)

 

o = v/u

 

114.35

 

105.74

 

89.32

 

118.69

 

110.07

At the end of the year

 

p

 

112.40

 

98.43

 

111.35

 

115.90

 

87.32

Underlying price/earnings

 

q = p/h

 

 

 

 

 

13.59

 

12.76

 

8.26

IFRS price/earnings

 

r = p/i

 

116.59

 

20.31

 

18.52

 

11.29

 

10.51

Gross dividend yield

 

s = k/p

 

0.03

 

0.03

 

0.03

 

0.03

 

0.04

Net dividend yield

 

t = l/p

 

0.02

 

0.02

 

0.02

 

0.02

 

0.03

Stock market data(6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual volume (in 1000 shares)

 

u

 

48,600

 

82,718

 

86,280

 

62,642

 

70,715

Annual volume (in € million)

 

v

 

5,557

 

9,218

 

7,707

 

7,435

 

7,784

Market capitalisation, end of year (in € million)

 

w = p*d

 

9,327.2

 

10,214.1

 

11,494.1

 

11,997.8

 

9,007.4

Velocity

 

x = u/a

 

57.4%

 

78.1%

 

81.5%

 

59.2%

 

66.8%

Velocity adjusted for free float

 

y = u/(a-b-c)

 

84.7%

 

115%

 

122%

 

88.2%

 

100%