The share

BE Group AB has been listed on NASDAQ Stockholm since the end of 2006. The share can only be traded in this marketplace. The Company trades under the ticker BEGR and is included in the Basic Resources sector with ISIN code SE0008321921.

Total turnover of BE Group shares in 2018 was 3.1 M shares with a combined value of SEK 154 M, representing an average turnover of 12,386 shares or SEK 0.6 M per trading day. On the year’s last trading day, December 28, 2018, the market price for the BE Group share was SEK 35.95 The highest price paid in 2018 was SEK 61.90 and the year’s lowest price paid was SEK 34.40. At the end of the year, BE Group’s total market capitalization was SEK 467.7 M.

Share capital and voting rights

At December 28, 2018, the share capital in BE Group was SEK 260.2 M (260.2) allocated among 13,010,124 shares, each with a quotient value of SEK 20.00. Under the Articles of Association, minimum share capital in the Company is SEK 150,000,000 and maximum share capital SEK 600,000,000, with a minimum of 10,000,000 and a maximum of 40,000,000 shares. Each share carries one vote and there is only one class of shares.

Ownership structure

At the end of 2018, BE Group had 5,151 shareholders, compared with 5,903 at the end of the previous year. AB Traction and Catella Småbolagsfond were the two largest owners. Other major owners are listed in the table. At the end of the year, the proportion of Swedish institutional ownership (legal entities) totalled 92.5 percent and foreign ownership was 7.5 percent.

At the end of the year, the four members of Group Management together held 61,700 shares in BE Group. At the same time, the Company’s directors together held 2,957,808 shares, including shares in close association, of which 40,000 were in endowment insurance. BE Group AB held 26,920 treasury shares at the close of 2018.

Dividend and dividend policy

According to BE Group’s dividend policy, the Group shall distribute at least 50 percent of profit after tax, over time. BE Groups financial positions and future outlook shall be taken into account in determining the payment of dividends. The Board of Directors proposes dividend of SEK 1.75 (-) per share for the financial year of 2018, which corresponds to approximately SEK 23 M.

Shareholder contacts

CFO Daniel Fäldt is responsible for contacts with shareholders. Press releases issued by BE Group are distributed via Cision and are made available on the Group’s website at www.begroup.com in connection with publication. Information on the BE Group share is updated continuously on the Group’s website.

Per share data

SEK unless otherwise stated 2018 2017
SEK om inget annat anges 2018 2017
Earnings per share Resultat per aktie 6.13 1.87
Earnings per share after dilution Resultat per aktie efter utspädning 6.13 1.87
Equity per share Eget kapital per aktie 68.67 61.77
Proposed dividend per share Föreslagen utdelning per aktie 1.75
Market price, December 28. latest price paid Börskurs 28 december, senaste betalkurs 35.95 50.00
Market capitalization, December 28. SEK M Börsvärde 28 december, MSEK 467.7 650.5

Largest shareholders December 28, 2018

Shareholders Number of share Capital and votes (%)
Aktieägare Antal aktier Kapital och röster (%)
AB Traction AB Traction 2,902,526 22.3
Catella Småbolagsfond Catella Småbolagsfond 955,476 7.3
Försäkringsaktiebolaget, Avanza Pension Försäkringsaktiebolaget, Avanza Pension 895,543 6.9
The Pure Circle AB The Pure Circle AB 642,285 4.9
Swedbank Robur Sverigefond Mega Swedbank Robur Sverigefond Mega 614,789 4.7
Swedbank Robur Sverigefond Swedbank Robur Sverigefond 316,548 2.4
Nordea Livförsäkring Sverige AB Nordea Livförsäkring Sverige AB 247,122 1.9
Nordnet Pensionsförsäkring AB Nordnet Pensionsförsäkring AB 192,497 1.5
Swedbank Försäkring Swedbank Försäkring 162,232 1.3
Old Mutual International IOM ltd Old Mutual International IOM ltd 151,716 1.2
Total, 10 largest shareholders Summa 10 största ägarna 7,080,734 54.4
BE Group´s holding of treasury shares BE Groups innehav av egna aktier 26,920 0.2
Other shareholders Övriga aktieägare 5,902,470 45.4
Total number Totalt antal 13,010,124 100

Shareholder structure, December 28, 2018

Holding Number of shareholders Number of shares Capital and votes (%)
Innehav Antal ägare Antal aktier Kapital och röster (%)
1 – 500 1 – 500 4,118 394,966 3.0
501 – 1,000 501 – 1,000 394 295,887 2.3
1,001 – 2,000 1,001 – 2,000 255 376,330 2.9
2,001 – 5,000 2,001 – 5,000 197 621,958 4.8
5,001 – 10,000 5,001 – 10,000 79 556,995 4.3
10,001 – 20,000 10,001 – 20,000 45 649,839 5.0
20,001 – 50,000 20,001 – 50,000 33 1,065,122 8.2
50,001 – 100,000 50,001 – 100,000 11 857,263 6.6
100,001 – 500,000 100,001 – 500,000 14 2,181,145 16.7
500,001 – 1,000,000 500,001 – 1,000,000 4 3,108,093 23.9
1,000,001 – 5,000,000 1,000,001 – 5,000,000 1 2,902,526 22.3
Total Summa 5,151 13,010,124 100

Shareholdings per country, December 28, 2018

Sweden Sverige 92.5%
USA USA 2.3%
Isle of man Isle of man 1.2%
Finland Finland 1.1%
Luxembourg Luxemburg 0.7%
Others Övriga 2.2%
Total Summa 100%

Shareholder catergory, December 28, 2018

Other Swedish legal entities and persons Övriga svenska juridiska personer 35.7
Swedish physical persons Svenska fysiska personer 25.9
Fund management companies Fondbolag 15.6
Insurance companies and pension institutions Försäkringsbolag och pensionsinstitut 11.3
Foreign ownership Utländskt ägande 7.5
Pension foundations Pensionsstiftelser 2.6
Non-categorized legal entities and persons Ej kategoriserade juridiska personer 1.4
Total Summa 100%

Share price development January 2015 – December 2018

ISIN code: SE0001852211 Ticker on NASDAQ Stockholm Exchange: BEGR Source: SIX Telekurs