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Ownership information

The largest shareholders in AB Volvo are listed below. The table is updated quarterly.

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Ownership statistics

Volvo share statistics

 

Distribution of shares, December 31, 2020

  Number of shareholders % of total votes* Share of capital, %*
1-1,000 shares 235,566 2.8 2.7
1,001-10,000 shares 44,154 5.6 6.0
10,001-100,000 shares 3,412 3.2 4.1
100,001- 599 88.4 87.2
Total 283,731 100.0 100.0

Data per share (adjusted for issues and splits)1

  2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Basic earnings, SEK1 9.50 17.64 12.25 10.08 6.47 7.42 1.03 1.77 5.44 8.75 5.36
Cash dividend, SEK 15.009 0 10.008 4.25 3.25 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 2.50
Share price at year end (B share), SEK 193.80 156.90 115.95 152.70 106.40 79.10 84.70 84.45 88.80 75.30 118.50
Dividend yield (B share), %2 7.7 0
8.6 2.8 3.1 3.8 3.5 3.6 3.4 4.0 2.1
Effective return (B share), %3 33 35 -21 48 39 -3 4 -2 22 -34 97
Price/earnings ratio (B share)4 20.4 8.9 9.5 14.8 16.4 10.7 82.2 47.7 16.3 8.6 22.1
EBIT multiple5 12.5 6.1 6.5 9.9 11.7 7.7 26.3 19.6 9.0 5.1 12.0
Payout ratio, %6 158 0 82 41 50 40 291 169 55 34 47
Total equity, SEK7 72 68 61 54
47 41 39 38 43 42 36
Return on total equity, % 13.8 27.0 21.3 20.5 14.9 18.4 2.8 5.0 12.9 23.1 16.0
  1. Basic earnings per share is calculated as income for the period divided by average number of shares outstanding.
  2. Proposed dividend in SEK per share divided by share price at year end.
  3. Share price at year end, including proposed dividend during the year, divided by share price at beginning of the year.
  4. Share price at year end divided by basic earnings per share.
  5. Market value at year end less net financial position and non-controlling interests divided by operating income.
  6. Cash dividend divided by basic earnings per share.
  7. Total equity for shareholders in AB Volvo divided by number of shares outstanding at year end.
  8. SEK 5.00 per share in ordinary dividend and SEK 5.00 per share in extra dividend.
  9. Proposed by the Board of Directors. SEK 6.00 per share in ordinary dividend and SEK 9.00 per share in extra dividend.

Other share data

  2020   2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Numbers of shareholders at year end 283,731   250,798 245,663 240,521 237,654 234,989 237,871 246,265 242,482 251,715 240,043
Number of Series A shares outstanding at year end, million 448   456 457
459 472 485 492 499 526 643 657
Number of Series B shares outstanding at year end, million 1,585   1,577 1,576 1,573 1,560 1,546 1,537 1,530 1,502 1,385 1,371
Average number of shares outstanding, million 2,033   2,033 2,032 2,032 2,031 2,030 2,028 2,028 2,028 2,027 2,027
Number of Series A shares traded in Stockholm during the year, million 65.7   43.8 51.8 46.7 67.2 51.7 86.3 53.0 45.4 130.5 203.2
Number of Series B shares traded in Stockholm during the year, million 1,407.6   1,146.1 1,293.8 1,341.3 1,667.9 2,052.1 2,068.7 1,878.5 2,081.2 2,944.1 2,272.4