Share price 2013–2017

Market capitalization, earnings per share

The market capitalization stood at CHF 5ʼ282 million on 31 December 2017. Earnings per share is CHF 62 (previous year: CHF 53).

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 23 per registered share.

Significant shareholders

As of 31 December 2017, the BlackRock Group, held directly or indirectly by BlackRock, Inc., New York (USA), had shareholdings in excess of 5%. In addition, Norges Bank (the Central Bank of Norway), Oslo (Norway), the UBS Fund Management (Switzerland) AG, Basel (Switzerland), and JP Morgan Chase & Co., New York (USA), had shareholdings between 3% and 5%.

In the year under review, 21 disclosure notifications were filed; of these, 20 were published in the year under review and one was published on 4 January 2018. 20 of the filings related to the BlackRock Group, held directly or indirectly by BlackRock Inc., New York (USA), while one related to JP Morgan Chase & Co., New York (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 2017

Number of shares

 

Number of shareholders

 

Number of shares %

 

 

 

 

 

1–100

 

10’769

 

7.8%

101–1’000

 

1’596

 

10.4%

1’001–10’000

 

176

 

9.2%

10’001–100’000

 

18

 

13.4%

> 100’000

 

3

 

16.1%

Shares not registered in share register

 

 

43.1%

Total

 

12’562

 

100.0%