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About the share

Listed on the stock exchange in 1871
Siluett över Stockholm stad

The oldest stock on the Stockholm Stock Exchange

Our venues 

The Handelsbanken share was introduced on the Stockholm Stock Exchange in 1871. 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.

Convertible debentures

Convertible debentures 2014 

The Annual General Meeting 26 March 2014, decided to establish a convertible debentures programme with a nominal amount of not more than SEK 3,179,000,000. Employees, employed by the Group, were entitled to subscribe. The conversion price is adjusted downwards to factor in dividends paid by the Bank. 

The current conversion price for convertible debentures 2014 is SEK 84.87.
(Updated August 3, 2020)

The share in annual numbers

2019 2018 2017 2016
Earnings per share, SEK 8.65 8.93 8.28 8.43
Ordinary dividend per share, SEK * 5.50 5.50 5.0
Extra dividend per share, SEK - - 2.00 -
Dividend growth, ordinary dividend (%) 0 0 10 11
Price of class A share, 31 Dec, SEK 100.90 98.30 112.20 126.60
Market capitalisation, 31 Dec, SEK bn 200 191 218 246
P/E ratio 11.7 11.0 13.5 15.0
* The Board intends to hold an extraordinary general meeting in November 2020 at the latest, at which the matter of dividends will be addressed. 
Class A     SE0007100599
Class B     SE0007100607
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