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
2018 EUR 1.40 22 May 2019
2017 EUR 1.20 01 June 2018
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 1:4 stock split of 8 July 2004.

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
About the share 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Shares outstanding at the end of the period 429.800.000 429.800.000 429.800.000 429.800.000 429.800.000
Weighted average number of outstanding shares 427.533.286 426.726.297 426.668.132 426.679.572 426.696.221
Market capitalisation (in EUR billion)   8,3 12,4 12 15,5 12,5
High (in EUR)   29,71 29,04 29,59 37,99 42,38
Low (in EUR)   17,02 18,97 18,87 27,46 28,1
Closing price (in EUR)   19,24 28,91 27,82 36,105 29,05
Price/earnings ratio   n.a. 12,8 9,5 11,8 7
Dividend per share (in EUR)   0 0,5 1 1,2 1,4
Payout ratio   0,00% 22,20% 34,00% 39,20% 33,60%
Dividend yield   0,00% 1,70% 3,60% 3,30% 4,80%
Book value per share 22,9 25,6 27,8 30 31,1
Price/book ratio   0,8 1,1 1 1,2 0,9

Shares outstanding include Erste Group shares held by savings banks that are members of the Haftungsverbund (cross-guarantee system)