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Komax is listed on SIX Swiss Exchange with ISIN CH0010702154. Bloomberg lists the registered share under KOMN SW and the corresponding code under Thomson-Reuters is KOMN.S. The free float as defined by SIX Swiss Exchange stands at 75%.

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Komax Holding AG20212020201920182017
Share capital, 31 Dec. in TCHF 385 385 385 385 383
No. of shares, 31 Dec. 3,850,000 3,850,000 3,850,000 3,847,510 3,834,482
Avg. No. of outstanding shares 3,843,440 3,845,655 3,843,352 3,830,864 3,810,276
Key data per share20212020201920182017
Par value (in CHF) 0.10 0.10 0.10 0.10 0.10
Basic earnings (in CHF) 7.90 -0.34 3.44 13.52 11.05
EBITDA (in CHF) 15.70 6.85 9.58 20.52 17.35
EBIT (in CHF) 11.65 2.93 6.25 17.56 14.45
Shareholder's equity (in CHF) 68.81 61.42 63.53 73.20 67.33
Distribution (in CHF) 4.50 0.00 0.00 7.00 6.50
Payout ratio (in %) 57.0 0.0 0.0 52.0 59.2
Divident yield, 31 Dec. (in %) 1.8 0.0 0.0 3.0 2.0
Share price development20212020201920182017
Highest price (in CHF) 276.60 238.80 264.00 329.00 319.50
Lowest price (in CHF) 177.30 122.00 165.10 223.00 243.50
Closing price as at 31 Dec. (in CHF) 253.00 176.30 236.40 230.00 319.50
Average daily trading volume (No.) 8,846 15,809 16,802 13,342 12,274
P/E (price-earnings ratio) as at 31 Dec. 32.0 -518.5 68.7 17.0 28.9
Total return per share20212020201920182017
Distribution from prior-year profit (in CHF) 0.00 0.00 7.00 6.50 6.50
Change in value (in CHF) 76.70 -60.10 6.40 -89.50 68.25
Total (total return in CHF) 76.70 -60.10 13.40 -83.00 74.75
Annual return (in %) ¹ 43.51 -25.42 5.83 -25.98 29.75

¹ Change to prior-year-end closing price.


Major shareholders

Shareholder/shareholder groupNumber of shares 07.09.2022Share in % 07.09.2022 ¹
Metall Zug AG, Zug, Switzerland 1,283,333 ² 25.000
abrdn plc, Edinburgh, Great Britain 207,322 ³ 4.040
Max Koch, Meggen, Switzerland 190,285 ⁴ 3.707
Vontobel Fonds Services AG, Zurich, Switzerland 169,133 ⁵ 3.295

¹ The calculation is based on the 5,133,333 registered shares listed in the Commercial Register as at 30 August 2022.

² Notification of breach of 20% threshold on 6 September 2022.

³ Notification of position falling below 5% threshold on 1 September 2022.

⁴ Notification of position falling below 5% threshold on 13 March 2018.

⁵ Notification of breach of 3% threshold on 24 March 2021.



Distribution of shares

The shareholder base decreased by 838 to 5,443 in 2021. In the past five years – i.e., since the end of 2016 – the shareholder base has grown by approximately 2,300.


DistributionPercentage
Switzerland 60%
Other countries 8%
Cleared shares 32%

Number of registered shares heldShareholders
1–100 3,536
101–1,000 1,655
1,001–10,000 218
10,001–100,000 30
> 100,000 4

Dividend policy

⁠Through a business strategy that is geared to long-term success, Komax is seeking to create sustainable value that will benefit investors, too. The Komax Group has set itself the goal of distributing 50%–60% of Group profit after taxes (EAT) to its shareholders every year until 2023.


YearNo. of shares, 31. Dec.DividendsComment
2015 3,691,651 6.00 Distribution from capital contribution reserves of CHF 1.50
2016 3,774,148 6.50 Distribution from capital contribution reserves of CHF 1.50
2017 3,834,482 6.50 Distribution from capital contribution reserves of CHF 1.50
2018 3,847,510 7.00 Distribution from capital contribution reserves of CHF 0.80
2019 3,850,000 0.00 -
2020 3,850,000 0.00 -
2021 3,850,000 4.50 -

Analysts

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