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The registered shares are also traded on the over-the-counter markets of the following stock exchanges: Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Berlin, Xetra.

Significant shareholders

Descendants of the founding family, organized under a shareholders’ agreement, hold a total of 35.2% of the voting rights, as published in the Swiss Official Gazette of Commerce (SHAB) on 10 May 2005. The group is represented by Rudolf Hauser, Zurich. Further information on significant shareholders who hold more than 3% of the voting rights can be found on the Swiss stock exchange website.

Dividend policy

The board of directors of Bucher Industries pursues a consistent dividend policy with the aim of ensuring that the payout ratio over a long-term period retains the majority of the profit within the Group for its future development. In determining the annual dividend, the board takes account of the Group profit for the year and the outlook for the current business year.

Information for investors

At 31 December

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

Share capital

Registered shares

Par value

CHF

0.20

0.20

0.20

0.20

0.20

In issue and ranking for dividend

number

10 250 000

10 250 000

10 250 000

10 250 000

10 250 000

Authorised but unissued

number

1 184 100

1 184 100

1 184 100

1 184 100

1 184 100

Treasury shares

number

37 775

25 566

123 871

139 839

149 450

Issued share capital

CHF

2 050 000

2 050 000

2 050 000

2 050 000

2 050 000

Market capitalisation and dividends

Market capitalisation

CHF million

2 710.1

4 059.0

2 570.2

2 319.6

2 551.2

as % of equity

%

184.8

290.3

216.4

207.9

220.0

Gross dividend per registered share

CHF

8.00 1)

6.50

5.00

5.50

6.50

Total dividend

CHF million

82.0 1)

66.6

51.3

56.4

66.6

Payout ratio

%

38.6 1)

39.0

43.2

40.8

35.6

Per share data

Profit/(loss) for the year

Basic earnings per share

CHF

20.8

16.8

11.7

13.7

18.6

Diluted earnings per share

CHF

20.8

16.8

11.7

13.7

18.5

Net cash flow from operating activities

CHF

19.7

21.8

26.0

23.4

16.1

Equity

CHF

143.6

136.4

115.9

108.9

113.2

Year high

CHF

448.4

407.0

252.5

257.0

314.3

Year low

CHF

256.0

252.8

194.7

201.7

218.2

Year-end price

CHF

264.4

396.0

250.8

226.3

248.9

Average price

CHF

345.6

325.3

231.9

232.9

269.0

Average dividend yield

%

2.3 1)

2.0

2.2

2.4

2.4

Average daily trading volume

number

28 763

19 727

12 793

16 931

17 676

Price/earnings ratio (year-end price)

12.7

23.6

21.4

16.5

13.4

1) Proposal by the board of directors

Analysts

Financial analysts at the institutions listed monitor the Group’s business performance and publish regular assessments in their studies. The evaluations, judgments and expectations do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the management Bucher Industries. Please contact the analysts for a copy of the study.


Credit Suisse AG
Patrick Laager
Phone +41 44 334 60 76
patrick.laager@credit-suisse.com
www.credit-suisse.com 


Helvea
Reto Amstalden
Phone +41 43 388 92 61
ramstalden@helvea.com
www.helvea.com 


Kepler Cheuvreux
Torsten Sauter
Phone +41 43 333 6002
tsauter@keplercheuvreux.com
www.keplercheuvreux.com 


MainFirst Schweiz AG
Tobias Fahrenholz
Phone +41 43 888 61 62
tobias.fahrenholz@mainfirst.com
www.mainfirst.com


Mirabaud Securities Limited
Daniel Koenig
Phone +41 58 816 88 72
daniel.koenig@mirabaud-msl.com
www.mirabaud.com


Neue Helvetische Bank AG
Remo Rosenau
Phone +41 44 204 57 30
remo.rosenau@neuehelvetischebank.ch
www.neuehelvetischebank.ch 


UBS Investment Bank
Fabian Häcki
Phone +41 44 239 13 47
fabian.haecki@ubs.com
www.ubs.com 


Vontobel
Pascal Furger
Phone +41 58 283 77 25
pascal.furger@vontobel.ch
www.vontobel.ch 


ZKB Zürcher Kantonalbank
Armin Rechberger
Phone +41 44 292 39 51
armin.rechberger@zkb.ch
www.zkb.ch