Note 27 – Earnings Per Share

million CHF

 

2018

 

2017

 

 

 

 

 

Weighted average number of outstanding shares (basic)

 

 

 

 

Weighted average number of outstanding shares

 

74,408,243

 

67,878,060

 

 

 

 

 

Weighted average number of outstanding shares (diluted)

 

 

 

 

Weighted average number of outstanding shares

 

74,408,243

 

67,878,060

– Adjustments for dilutive share units and shares

 

314,902

 

582,174

Weighted average number of shares for diluted earnings per share

 

74,723,145

 

68,460,234

million CHF

 

2018

 

2017

 

 

Continuing operations

 

Discountinued operations

 

Total

 

Continuing operations

 

Discountinued operations

 

Total

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Profit for the period (equity holders of the parent)

 

655

 

(96)

 

559

 

664

 

43

 

707

– Impact from dilution

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

0

Diluted profit for the period

 

655

 

(96)

 

559

 

664

 

43

 

707

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic earnings per share in CHF

 

8.80

 

(1.29)

 

7.51

 

9.78

 

0.64

 

10.42

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diluted earnings per share in CHF

 

8.77

 

(1.29)

 

7.48

 

9.70

 

0.63

 

10.33

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dividends paid for the period

 

 

 

 

 

205

 

 

 

 

 

159

Dividends per share for the period in CHF

 

 

 

 

 

2.75

 

 

 

 

 

2.75

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dividends declared after the balance sheet date

 

 

 

 

 

204

 

 

 

 

 

204

Dividends per share declared after the balance sheet date in CHF

 

 

 

 

 

2.75

 

 

 

 

 

2.75

The nominal amount of Lonza Group Ltd’s issued share capital increased from CHF 52,920,140 as of 31 December 2016 to CHF 74,468,752 as of 31 December 2017. The 2017 weighted average number of shares considered the additional shares only for the period subsequent to their issuance.