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BE Group AB has been listed on NASDAQ Stockholm since the end of 2006. 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 2019 was 4.5 M shares with a combined value of SEK 183 M, representing an average turnover of 18,073 shares or SEK 0.7 M per trading day. On the year’s last trading day, December 30, 2019, the market price for the BE Group share was SEK 35.90 The highest price paid in 2019 was SEK 46.80 and the year’s lowest price paid was SEK 34.70. At the end of the year, BE Group’s total market capitalization was SEK 467.1 M.

Share capital and voting rights

At December 31, 2019, 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 2019, BE Group had 4,768 shareholders, compared to 5,151 at the end of the previous year. AB Traction and Svedulf Fastighets AB 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 68 percent and foreign ownership was 7.5 percent.

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 that no dividend (1.75) will be paid for the financial year of 2019.

Shareholder contacts

CFO Christoffer Franzén 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 2019 2018
SEK om inget annat anges 2019 2018
Earnings per share Resultat per aktie 3.87 6.13
Earnings per share after dilution Resultat per aktie efter utspädning 3.87 6.13
Equity per share Eget kapital per aktie 71.05 68.67
Proposed dividend per share Föreslagen utdelning per aktie 1.75
Market price, December 30. latest price paid Börskurs 30 december, senaste betalkurs 35.90 35.95
Market capitalization, December 30. SEK M Börsvärde 30 december, MSEK 467.1 467.7

Largest shareholders December 30, 2019

Shareholders Number of share Capital and votes (%)
Aktieägare Antal aktier Kapital och röster (%)
AB Traction AB Traction 2,902,526 22.3
Svedulf Fastighets AB Svedulf Fastighets AB 2,646,399 20.3
Försäkringsaktiebolaget, Avanza Pension Försäkringsaktiebolaget, Avanza Pension 919,463 7.1
The Pure Circle AB The Pure Circle AB 642,285 4.9
Nordea Livförsäkring Sverige AB Nordea Livförsäkring Sverige AB 246,947 1.9
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, W8IMY Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, W8IMY 209,040 1.6
Ålandsbanken i ägares ställe Ålandsbanken i ägares ställe 148,751 1.2
Ridderstråle, Carl-Erik Ridderstråle, Carl-Erik 145,846 1.1
Old Mutual International IOM ltd Old Mutual International IOM ltd 145,809 1.1
Nordea Bank ABP, Nordea Bank AB Nordea Bank ABP, Nordea Bank AB 143,838 1.1
Total, 10 largest shareholders Summa 10 största ägarna 8,150,904 62.6
BE Group´s holding of treasury shares BE Groups innehav av egna aktier 26,920 0.2
Other shareholders Övriga aktieägare 4,832,300 37.2
Total number Totalt antal 13,010,124 100

Shareholder structure, December 30, 2019

Holding Number of shareholders Number of shares Capital and votes (%)
Innehav Antal ägare Antal aktier Kapital och röster (%)
1 – 500 1 – 500 3,845 360,883 2.8
501 – 1,000 501 – 1,000 361 273,768 2.1
1,001 – 2,000 1,001 – 2,000 227 333,928 2.6
2,001 – 5,000 2,001 – 5,000 185 580,861 4.4
5,001 – 10,000 5,001 – 10,000 61 430,483 3.3
10,001 – 20,000 10,001 – 20,000 36 522,649 4.0
20,001 – 50,000 20,001 – 50,000 27 851,934 6.6
50,001 – 100,000 50,001 – 100,000 10 749,739 5.8
100,001 – 500,000 100,001 – 500,000 12 1,795,206 13.8
500,001 – 1,000,000 500,001 – 1,000,000 2 1,561,748 12.0
1,000,001 – 5,000,000 1,000,001 – 5,000,000 2 5,548,925 42.6
Total Summa 4,768 13,010,124 100

Shareholdings per country, December 30, 2019

Sweden Sverige 92.5%
Luxembourg Luxemburg 1.8%
USA USA 1.7%
Finland Finland 1.3%
Isle of man Isle of man 1.1%
Others Övriga 1.6%
Total Summa 100%

Shareholder catergory, December 30, 2019

Other Swedish legal entities and persons Övriga svenska juridiska personer 53.7%
Swedish physical persons Svenska fysiska personer 24.0%
Fund management companies Fondbolag 1.2%
Insurance companies and pension institutions Försäkringsbolag och pensionsinstitut 10.7%
Foreign ownership Utländskt ägande 7.5%
Pension foundations Pensionsstiftelser 1.7%
Non-categorized legal entities and persons Ej kategoriserade juridiska personer 1.2%
Total Summa 100%

Share price development January 2016 – December 2019

ISIN code: SE0001852211 Ticker on NASDAQ Stockholm Exchange: BEGR Source: WebfinancialGroup