Dividends
            

DIVIDEND PER SHARE

The Software AG Annual General Meeting took place in Darmstadt, Germany, on June 26, 2020, and approved a dividend of €0.76 per share for the 2019 fiscal year (previous year: €0.71).

                    DIVIDEND POLICY
                

We plan to maintain our stable, continuity-focused dividend policy in the future. The economic environment and our current liquidity requirements must, however, also be taken into account.

STOCK INFO

  IPO:   April 26, 1999
  Issuing price:   € 10 per share (3-for-1 split in May 2011)
  Type of Shares:   Registered Shares
  Number of shares outstanding:   74,000,000
  listed on:   Frankfurt Stock Exchange
  Segment:   Prime Standard
  Index:   MDAX
  German Securities Code Number (WKN):   A2GS40
  ISIN:   DE000A2GS401
  Symbol:   SOW
  Reuters:   SOWGn.DE
  Bloomberg:   SOW:GR
  LEI:   529900M1LIO0SLOBAS50

Key figures

Key Figures
2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
Year's closing price (XETRA®) in €
33.34
31.10
31.59
46.86
34.49
26.42
Total number of shares at close of the fiscal year
74,000,000
74,000,000
74,000,000
76,400,000
79,000,000
79,000,000
Market capitalization at close of the fiscal year in € millions
2,467.16
2,301.4
2,337.70
3,580.1
2,724.7
2,087.10
Dividend per share in € 
0.76*
0.76
0.71
0.65
0.60
0.55
Dividend yield in % (based year's closing price on Xetra®)
2.28
2.44
2.25
1.39
1.74
2.08
Earnings per share in € (IFRS)
1.29
2.09
2.23
1.88
1.84
1.78
Price/Earnings ratio at the close of the fiscal year
25.7
14.9
14.2
24.9
18.7
14.8
Free cash flow per share at year end in €
1.18
1.97
2.49
2.17
2.45
2.17
Year high
44.26
34.2
48.69
47.54
38.88
28.00
Year low
22.60
23.51
30.83
31.63
25.41
20.02
*Subject to approval by AGM 2021

PAYING AGENT

Paying agent within the meaning of para. 48, sec. 1, n° 4 of the German Security Trading Act (WpHG) is Commerzbank AG and all its branches.

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