Dividends
            

Dividend per share

The Software AG Annual General Meeting took place in Darmstadt, Germany, on May 17, 2022, and approved a dividend of €0.76 per share for the 2021 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 details

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
Listend 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
2021
2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
Year's closing price (XETRA®) in €
35.08
33.34
31.10
31.59
46.86
34.49
Total number of shares at close of the fiscal year
74,000,000
74,000,000
74,000,000
74,000,000
76,400,000
79,000,000
Market capitalization at close of the fiscal year in € millions
2,595.90
2,467.16
2,301.4
2,337.70
3,580.1
2,724.7
Dividend per share in € 
0.76
0.76
0.76
0.71
0.65
0.60
Dividend yield in % (based year's closing price on Xetra®)
2.17
2.28
2.44
2.25
1.39
1.74
Earnings per share in € (IFRS)
1.13
1.29
2.09
2.23
1.88
1.84
Price/Earnings ratio at the close of the fiscal year
31.0
25.7
14.9
14.2
24.9
18.7
Free cash flow per share at year end in €
1.24
1.18
1.97
2.49
2.17
2.45
Year high
43.48
44.26
34.2
48.69
47.54
38.88
Year low
31.82
22.60
23.51
30.83
31.63
25.41

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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