|Consolidated equity (without preferred securities) in CHF million
|Consolidated equity per share in CHF
|Group underlying earnings 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.
* as of 31 December 2018 (measured by free float)
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 2017 financial year, the Board of Directors proposed a dividend of CHF 23.00 per share. This corresponds to a dividend yield of 4.2% and a payout ratio of 47%¹. With a ratio in the target corridor of 40% to 50%, Helvetia is pursuing an income-oriented, continuous distribution policy.
¹ Payout ratio based on underlying earnings
|2017||23||23.00 CHF per share; 4.2% dividend yield; 47% payout ratio¹|
|2016||21||21.00 CHF per share; 3.8% dividend yield; 44% payout ratio¹|
|2015||19||19.00 CHF per share; 3.4% dividend yield; 45% payout ratio¹|
|2014||18||18.00 CHF per share; 3.8% dividend yield; 44% payout ratio¹|
|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|
¹ Based on underlying earnings