Investor information

Share price 2012–2016

Market capitalization, earnings per share

The market capitalization stood at CHF 3ʼ420 million on 31 December 2016. Earnings per share is CHF 53 (previous year: CHF 46).

Proposed dividend payment

At the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting, the Board of Directors will propose the payment out of retained earnings of a dividend in the amount of CHF 20 per registered share.

Significant shareholders

As of 31 December 2016, no shareholder or shareholder group had voting rights in excess of 5%. The BlackRock Group, held directly or indirectly by BlackRock, Inc., New York (USA), Norges Bank (the Central Bank of Norway), Oslo (Norway), and the UBS Fund Management (Switzerland) AG, Basel (Switzerland), had voting rights between 3% and 5%.

56 disclosure notifications were filed in the year under review: 52 in relation to the BlackRock Group, held directly or indirectly by BlackRock, Inc., New York (USA), three in relation to Norges Bank (the Central Bank of Norway), Oslo (Norway), and one in relation to LSV Asset Management, Chicago (USA).

Disclosure notifications pertaining to shareholdings in Georg Fischer Ltd that were filed with Georg Fischer Ltd and the SIX Swiss Exchange are published on the latter’s electronic publication platform and can be accessed via the following link:
www.six-exchange-regulation.com/en/home/publications/significant-shareholders.html

Structure of shareholders as of 31 December 2016

Number of shares

 

Number of shareholders

 

Number of shares %

 

 

 

 

 

1–100

 

10’681

 

8.4%

101–1’000

 

1’748

 

11.4%

1’001–10’000

 

201

 

11.1%

10’001–100’000

 

17

 

11.1%

> 100’000

 

4

 

17.9%

Shares not registered in share register

 

 

40.1%

Total

 

12’651

 

100.0%