Share data

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. The difference is in voting power. An A-share represents one vote at the Annual General meeting, while a B-share represents 1/10 of a vote. A class A and a class B share have exactly the same right to Atlas Copco’s capital, and get the same dividends.

Listing and Trading

The Atlas Copco share was listed in Stockholm on September 3, 1920.

The Atlas Copco shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, which represents 36% of the total trading. Other markets, so called Multilateral Trading Facilities (MTF), e.g. BATS Chi-X,  Turquoise and Burgundy account for some 22%, and the remaining 42% are traded outside public markets, for example through over-the-counter trading.

The market capitalization at year end 2013 was MSEK 213 348 (211 397 in 2012) and the company represented 4.4% (5.4) of the total market value of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Atlas Copco was the 2nd (3rd) most traded name in 2013 by total turnover. The beta value of the Atlas Copco A share for the past five years and during 2013 was 1.4 and 1.3 respectively.

Symbols and tickers

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ISIN codeSE0000101032SE0000122467

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 2013, a dividend of SEK 5.50 per share was paid. This corresponds to a total of MSEK 6 681.

Distribution of shares

Go to the page Share repurchases for the distribution of Atlas Copco shares, including shares held by the company.

Per share data

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Per share data, SEK20092010201120122013
Basic earnings5.148.1610.6811.479.95
Diluted earnings5.138.1510.6211.449.92
- Dividend as % of basic earnings58.4%49.0%46.8%48.0%55.3%
- Dividend yield3.7%3.3%3.4%3.1%3.1%
Redemption of shares- 5.00 -- -
Operating cash flow11.327.985.1810.128.19
Share price, Dec. 31, A share105170148178178
Share price, Dec. 31, B share93152131158163
Highest price quoted, end of day, A share107173177179194
Lowest price quoted, end of day, A share5596116138154
Average share price quoted, A share81123148159179
Basic weighted average number of shares outstanding, millions1215.91215.91214.31213.81212.8
Diluted weighted average number of shares outstanding, millions1216.31217.31217.31215.61214.4

Share issues 1973-2013

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 Increase of share capital,
Amount paid,
1973Bonus issue01:0269.2 
1974New issue1:4 SEK 25 51.751.7
1976New issue1:5 SEK 5051.7103.5
1979Bonus issue01:0651.7 
 New issue1:6 SEK 60 51.7124.1
1982Bonus issue01:04103.5 
 New issue
2 765 000 shares at SEK 13569.1373.3
1989Bonus issue1 B share: 3 A shares195.5 
1990New issue
4 000 000 B shares at SEK 320.13100.01 280.5
 Conversion [1]7 930 shares0.21.2
1991Conversion [1]42 281 shares1.16.3
1992Conversion [1]74 311 shares1.911.1
1993Non-cash issue [2]383 500 shares at SEK 3179.5121.6
 Conversion [1]914 496 shares22.9137.2
1994Split5:1 nominal value SEK 5  
1999New issue1:7 SEK 160130.44 173.80
2005Split4:1 nominal value SEK 1.25  
 Share redemption209 602 184 shares at SEK 20-262-4 192.00
2007Split3:1 quota value SEK 0.4167  
 Share redemption [3]628 806 552 shares at SEK 40-262-24 415.70
 Bonus issueNo new shares issued, quota value SEK 0.625262 
 Redemption of shares held by Atlas Copco28 000 000 shares-17.5 
 Bonus issueNo new shares issued, quota value SEK 0.63917.5 
 2011Split2:1 quota value 0.32  
 Share redemption [4]1 229 613 104 shares at SEK 5- 393- 6 067
 Bonus issueNo new shares issued, quota value SEK 0.639393