Key figures

Key figures for 2018

Overview of annual consolidated results

Global amounts (in EUR m) 2018 2017 (1)
Shareholders’ equity 6,543.6 5,778.4
Net profit (share of the group) 861.1 499.1
Amounts per share (in EUR) 2018 2017(1)
Shareholders’ equity(2) 194.28 171.75
Net profit (share of the group) (3) 25.59 14.83
Gross dividend (4) 2.79 2.67
Net dividend 1.95 1.87

(1) The figures relating to 2017 have been restated in accordance with IAS 28, §18 to ensure that the shareholders’ equity can be compared to that of 2018.
(2) Calculation based on the number of outstanding shares per year end (33,681,297 shares in 2018 and 33,644,742 shares in 2017).
(3) Calculation based on the average number of outstanding shares for the year (33,654,106 shares in 2018 and 33,653,648 shares in 2017).
(4) The gross dividend (not rounded up) amounts to EUR 2.785714 in 2018 against EUR 2.671429 in 2017.

Evolution of the shareholders’ equity over the last 20 years(5)

(5) The financial reports are prepared under IFRS standards since financial year closed at 31 December 2004. The shareholders’ equity for financial years prior to 2004 corresponds to the estimated value of the assets.
(6) Figures relating to 2016 and 2017 have been restated in accordance with IAS 28, §18 to ensure that the shareholders’ equity for 2016 and 2017 can be compared to 2018.

Evolution of the shareholders’ equity per share over the last 20 years (7)

(7) The financial reports are prepared under IFRS standards since financial year closed at 31 December 2004. The shareholders’ equity for financial years prior to 2004 corresponds to the estimated value of the assets.
(8) Figures relating to 2016 and 2017 have been restated according to IAS 28, §18 to ensure that the shareholders’ equity for 2016 and 2017 can be compared to 2018.

Annual average return(9)

Evolution of the stock price over the last 20 years(12)

(9) Average annual growth rate over the reference period ending on 31 December 2018.
(10) Per share, gross dividends reinvested. The figures relating to 2016 and 2017 have been restated according to IAS 28, §18 to ensure that the shareholders’ equity for 2016 and 2017 can be compared to 2018.
(11) MSCI AC World Net Total Return EUR Index – NDEEWNR Index.

(12) Stock price at 31 December.

Gross and net dividend per share

Sectoral breakdown of the consolidated portfolio in transparency(13)

(13) Based on the fair value of the Sofina group shareholdings at 31 December 2018 (portfolio in transparency).
(14) e-commerce included.

Consolidated net profit per share(15)

(15) Calculation based on the average of outstanding shares for the year (33,654,106 shares in 2018 and 33,653,648 shares in 2017).
(16) Figures relating to 2016 and 2017 have been restated according to IAS 28, §18.

Sofina’s shareholding percentage held in its 10 largest holdings(17)

Colruyt Group 5.07%
Danone 1.04%
Groupe Petit Forestier 43.21%
Byju’s 8.99%
The Hut Group 9.58%
Orpea 3.68%
Cambridge Associates 20.79%
bioMérieux 2.12%
First Eagle (indirect shareholding) 4.69%
SES 1.28%

(17) Listed in decreasing order of fair value at 31 December 2018 (portfolio in transparency).