Dividends
            

DIVIDEND PER SHARE

The Software AG Annual General Meeting took place in Darmstadt, Germany, on May 12, 2021, and approved a dividend of €0.76 per share for the 2020 fiscal year (previous year: €0.76).

                    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 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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