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KB Shares

Trading in Komerční banka Shares

Komerční banka shares are publicly traded on exchange markets in the Czech Republic managed by the market organisers Burza cenných papírů Praha, a.s. (the Prague Stock Exchange) and RM-SYSTÉM, česká burza cenných papírů, a.s. (the Czech Stock Exchange).

  2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Number of shares issued  190,049,260 190,049,260 190,049,260 190,049,260 190,049,260
Number of outstanding shares (1) 188,855,900 188,855,900 188,855,900 188,855,900 188,855,900
Market capitalisation (CZK billion) (2) 124.0 156.7 160.0 172.8 167.1
Earnings per share (CZK) (1) 43.2 78.9 78.6 79.1 72.5
Dividend per share for the year (CZK) (2) 0.0 (3) 0.0 (4) 51.0 47.0 40.0
Dividend payout ratio (%) (5) 0.0 (3) 0.0 (4) 64.9 59.5 55.5
Book value per share (CZK) (6) 602.7 558.8 529.1 511.2 537.8
Share price (CZK)          
closing price at year-end 657.0 829.5 847.0 915.0 885.0
maximum 835.0 962.0 965.0 1 010.0 1 091.0
minimum 465.0 737.0 847.0 881.0 818.0

 

(1) Earnings attributable to shareholders per average number of shares outstanding (IFRS consolidated).
(2) Dividend per share before tax. The statutory tax rate applicable in the Czech Republic is 15% or, in certain cases, 35%.       
     Dividend is paid in the following year.

(3) Proposal for the Annual General Meeting on 21 April 2021. From March 2020, the CNB has recommended banks not to pay     
     dividends due to Covid-19 pandemic.

(4) Proposal for the Annual General Meeting on 21 April 2021.
(5) Dividend per share / Earnings per share.
(6) Shareholders’ equity excluding minority equity (IFRS consolidated) divided by average number of shares outstanding.

KB Share price and PX development,
January 2012 –
September 2021

Note: The General Meeting approved a share split in the ratio of 5:1. The split took legal effect on 25 April 2016 with its entry into the register of companies. Shareholders received five new shares with nominal value CZK 100 in place of each old share with nominal value CZK 500. The split shares began trading on the Prague Stock Exchange on 12 May 2016. KB's share price was recalculated retrospectively.