Key Data of Erste Group Share and Dividend Policy

Since 2005, Erste Group’s dividend policy has been guided by the bank’s profitability, growth outlook and capital requirements. 

Share

Business year Dividend per share Dividend payment date
2016* EUR 1,00 26 May 2017
2015 EUR 0.50 19 May 2016
2014 EUR 0.00  -
2013 EUR 0.20 28 May 2014
2012 EUR 0.40 24 May 2013
2011 EUR 0.00  -
2010 EUR 0.70 19 May 2011
2009 EUR 0.65 29 May 2010
2008 EUR 0.65 15 May 2009
2008 EUR 0.65 15 May 2009
2007 EUR 0.75 13 May 2008
2006 EUR 0.65 06 June 2007
2005 EUR 0.55 26 May 2006
2004 EUR 0.50 19 May 2005
2003 EUR 0.38 07 May 2004
2002 EUR 0.31 09 May 2003
2001 EUR 0.31 13 May 2002
2000 EUR 0.31 11 May 2001
1999 EUR 0.31 16 May 2000
1998 EUR 0.29 07 June 1999
1997 EUR 0.29 29 May 1998

Amounts adjusted for four-to-one stock split of 8 July 2004.

*Proposal to the AGM 17.05.2017

Participation capital

Business year Dividend per nominal value EUR 1,000

Dividend payment date

2013 8 % 05 June 2013
2012 8 % 03 June 2013
2011 8 % 31 May 2012
2010 8 % 26 May 2011
2009 8 % 28 May 2010
Share price and key ratios 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Share price (EUR, end of Dec.) 27.82 28.91 19.235 25.33 24.03
Market capitalisation (EUR bn) 12.0 12.4 8.3 10.9 9.5
Cash earnings per share (EUR) 3.08 2.23 -1.30 0.75 2.17
Dividend per share (EUR) 1.00* 0.50 0.00 0.20 0.40
Book value per share (EUR) 27.8 25.6 22.9 26.2 27.9
Price/earnings ratio 9.5 12.8 na >100.0 19.6
Price/book ratio 1.0 1.1 0.8 1.0 0.9
Total shareholder return (2.0%) 50.3% (23.3%) 7.1% 76.8%
Trading volume (EUR bn) 11.4 10.0 9.3 8.3 7.4

*Proposal to the AGM 17.05.2017

Number of shares Number of shares outstanding Average number of shares outstanding
2016 429,800,000 426,668,132
2015 429,800,000 426,726,297
2014 429,800,000 427,533,286
2013 429,800,000 411,553,048
2012 394,568,647 391,631,603
2011 390,767,262 377,670,141
2010 378,176,721 374,695,868

Shares outstanding include Erste Group shares held by savings banks that are members of the Haftungsverbund (cross-guarantee system).
Trading volume as reported by Vienna Stock Exchange