INFORMATION FOR INVESTORS
In the first half-year of 2019, the BKW share largely moved sideways. This was the case even though BKW posted a strong 2018 net profit for the year in March, which beat market expectations. The BKW share closed at CHF 65.20 on 30 June 2019. With a fall of 5 % since the beginning of the year, it underperformed the SPI for once (+ 22 %).
The shares of BKW AG are listed on the main segment of the SIX Swiss Exchange.
Ticker symbol on SIX
The BKW share is included in the following indices: SPI, SPI Extra, SPI ex SLI, SPI Select Dividend 20 Index, Swiss All Share Index, UBS 100
The General Meeting agreed a dividend of CHF 1.80 per share for the 2018 financial year. The dividend was paid out on 31 May 2019.
The Company may refuse to register an acquirer of shares in the register of voting shareholders for the following reasons:
a) If the acquisition results in a natural person, a legal entity or a partnership holding (directly or indirectly) more than 5 % of the entire share capital. The same restriction applies to legal entities, partnerships, groups of persons or joint ownerships that are bound by capital or voting rights, shared management or otherwise linked. Moreover, the restriction applies to all natural or legal persons or partnerships that act in concert to acquire shares;
b) If the acquirer has not expressly declared that they have acquired the shares in their own name and on their own behalf.
Canton of Bern
Groupe E Ltd.
The free float amounts to 37.5 %.
1st half-year 2018
1st half-year 2019
Equity per share
Market capitalisation in CHF millions
1 Attributable to shareholders of BKW AG
At 30 June 2019, BKW had the following bonds outstanding:
3.375 % debenture bond
CHF 350 million
2009 – 2019
3 % debenture bond
CHF 200 million
2007 – 2022
0.75 % debenture bond
CHF 200 million
2018 – 2025
2.5 % debenture bond
CHF 300 million
2010 – 2030
In July, BKW became the first listed Swiss company to launch a green bond. BKW’s fixed-interest, primarily green bond worth CHF 200 million has a coupon of 0.25 % and a term of eight years. The payment of the bond took place on 29 July 2019. BKW is thus refinancing the construction of various Swiss small hydroelectric power stations and wind farms in Norway and France. The bond will be listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ISIN-Code CH0487087295).
Publication of 2019 annual results 18 March 2020 Publication of 2019 Annual Report 18 March 2020 General meeting 15 May 2020 Ex-dividend date 19 May 2020 Dividend payment 22 May 2020
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This report contains statements that constitute expectations and forward-looking statements. Because these statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual future results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by the expectations and statements. This report is published in German, French and English. The German version is the authoritative version.
Finance and Controlling, Group Communications, Bern
Ruben Wyttenbach, Bern
frame eleven, Zurich