|Consolidated equity (without preferred securities) in CHF million
|Consolidated equity per share in CHF
|Group profit for the period per share in CHF
|Price of Helvetia registered shares in CHF
|Market capitalisation in CHF million
On 31 December 2018, 65.9% of the Helvetia shares were in free float. The remaining shares (34.1%) are held by Patria Mutual.
Helvetia strives to generate attractive capital returns for its shareholders. In recent years, it has been possible to continually increase the dividend payments. In light of the successes posted in the 2018 financial year, the Board of Directors proposed a dividend of CHF 24.00 per share. This corresponds to a dividend yield of 4.2% and a payout ratio of 58%. With a ratio in the target corridor of 40% to 50%, Helvetia is pursuing an income-oriented, continuous distribution policy.
|2018||24||24.00 CHF per share; 4.2% dividend yield; 58% payout ratio|
|2017||23||23.00 CHF per share; 4.2% dividend yield; 47% payout ratio***|
|2016||21||21.00 CHF per share; 3.8% dividend yield; 44% payout ratio***|
|2015||19||19.00 CHF per share; 3.4% dividend yield; 45% payout ratio***|
|2014||18||18.00 CHF per share; 3.8% dividend yield; 44% payout ratio***|
|2013||17.5||17.50 CHF per share; 3.9% dividend yield; 43% payout ratio|
|2012||17||17.00 CHF per share; 4.9% dividend yield; 46% payout ratio|