The Handelsbanken share was introduced on the Stockholm Stock Exchange in 1873. This makes the Handelsbanken share the oldest listed share on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. For the past couple of years the share has been traded on other venues than the Stockholm Stock Exchange, such as CHI-X BATS and Turquoise.
Share capital and classes
The total share capital amounts to SEK 3,069 million and consists of 1 980 028 494 shares, of which 1 944 777 165 are class A shares and 35 251 329 are class B shares. The par value of a share is SEK 1.55. In 2015, a split was carried out in which each share was split into three shares of the same class. The ordinary class A shares carry one vote each and ordinary class B shares carry one-tenth of a vote each. At the annual general meeting, no shareholder is allowed to vote for more than 10 percent of the total number of votes in the Bank.