The Atlas Copco share is listed at the exchange NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Large cap. The shares outstanding are divided into class A and class B shares.
Listing and Trading
The Atlas Copco share was listed in Stockholm on September 3, 1920.
Atlas Copco’s market capitalization on December 31, 2012 was MSEK 208 526, excluding shares held by Atlas Copco.
The trading of the Atlas Copco AB shares primarily takes place on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, where Atlas Copco shares were the 3rd (4th) most actively traded shares in 2012. The market capitalization at year end was MSEK 208 526 (172 630), excluding shares held by Atlas Copco. Atlas Copco represented 5.4% (5.0) of the total market value of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.
Trading in Atlas Copco shares also takes place on other markets, so called Multilateral Trading Facilities (MTF), e.g. BATS Chi-X Europe, Turquoise and Burgundy. These account for some 20% of total trading. Additionally, the Atlas Copco share is traded outside public markets, for example through over-the-counter trading, which accounts for 35–40 % of the total trading.
Symbols and tickersOpen table
|NASDAQ OMX||ATCO A||ATCO B|
|Bloomberg||ATCOA SS||ATCOB SS|
Dividend and dividend policy
The dividends to shareholders shall reflect the company’s profit and cash flow development as well as growth opportunities. The Board of Director’s opinion is that the dividend should correspond to about 50% of earnings per share.
For the fiscal year 2012, a dividend of SEK 5.50 (5.00) per share was paid. This corresponds to a total of MSEK 6 674 (6 069).
Distribution of shares, September 30, 2013Open table
|Class of share||Shares outstanding||% of votes||% of capital|
|A||839 394 096||95.6%||68.3%|
|B||390 219 008||4.4%||31.7%|
|Total||1 229 613 104||100%||100%|
|- whereof A-shares held by Atlas Copco*||15 656 730||1.8%||1.3%|
|- whereof B-shares held by Atlas Copco*||758 879||0.1%||0.1%|
|Total, net of shares held by Atlas Copco||1 213 197 495|
*For daily updates on shares held by Atlas Copco, see Share repurchases
Per share data Open table
|- as a percentage of basic earnings||49.3||36.0||58.4||49.0||46.8|
|Redemption of shares||20.00||5.00|
|Share price, Dec. 31, A||97||67||105||170||148|
|Share price, Dec. 31, B||88||60||93||152||131|
|Highest share price quoted, A||134||113||107||173||179|
|Lowest share price quoted, A||91||49||55||155||123|
|Average share price quoted, A||113||86||81||123||148|
|Dividend yield, %||2.7||3.5||3.7||3.3||3.4|
Share issues 1973-2011Open table
|Increase of share capital,
|1974||New issue||1:4 SEK 25||51.7||51.7|
|1976||New issue||1:5 SEK 50||51.7||103.5|
|New issue||1:6 SEK 60||51.7||124.1|
|2 765 000 shares at SEK 135||69.1||373.3|
|1989||Bonus issue||1 B share: 3 A shares||195.5|
|4 000 000 B shares at SEK 320.13||100.0||1 280.5|
|Conversion ||7 930 shares||0.2||1.2|
|1991||Conversion ||42 281 shares||1.1||6.3|
|1992||Conversion ||74 311 shares||1.9||11.1|
|1993||Non-cash issue ||383 500 shares at SEK 317||9.5||121.6|
|Conversion ||914 496 shares||22.9||137.2|
|1994||Split||5:1 nominal value SEK 5|
|1999||New issue||1:7 SEK 160||130.4||4 173.80|
|2005||Split||4:1 nominal value SEK 1.25|
|Share redemption||209 602 184 shares at SEK 20||-262||-4 192.00|
|2007||Split||3:1 quota value SEK 0.4167|
|Share redemption ||628 806 552 shares at SEK 40||-262||-24 415.70|
|Bonus issue||No new shares issued, quota value SEK 0.625||262|
|Redemption of shares held by Atlas Copco||28 000 000 shares||-17.5|
|Bonus issue||No new shares issued, quota value SEK 0.639||17.5|
|2011||Split||2:1 quota value 0.32|
|Share redemption ||1 229 613 104 shares at SEK 5||- 393||- 6 067|
|Bonus issue||No new shares issued, quota value SEK 0.639||393|