2015 was a good year for the HOCHDORF Holding Ltd stock. After the share price took a tumble in the middle of January, it staged a continual recovery, reaching a new high in November at CHF 178. The price at close of trading on 31 December 2015 was CHF 168.70 (31 December 2014: 138.00). The stock therefore rose by+22.25%. This meant that the stock significantly outperformed the Swiss Performance Index (SPI) yet again. At 31.12.2015 HOCHDORF Holding Ltd had 1,434,760 shares (PY: 1,070,922). Market capitalisation rose in line with this to CHF 242.0 m (PY: 147.8 million; +63.7%).
HOCHDORF Holding Ltd is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ISIN CH0024666528). At year-end 2015, market capitalisation amounted to CHF 242.0 m.
The Board of Directors will request the Annual General Meeting to approve a dividend payment of CHF 3.70 per share from capital investment reserves. The payment of a dividend at the previous year's level entails a dividend return of 2.19% as of the closing date, 31 December 2015. This cautious and sustainable dividend policy will be continued.
The dividend to be paid from capital investment reserves is tax free for natural persons resident in Switzerland who hold shares as personal assets.
See here for details of significant shareholders.
|Number of shares||Listed Shareholders|
|10,001 and over||18|
According to Article 20 of the Swiss Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading (Stock Exchange Act), anyone who, in direct or indirect consultation with third parties, acquires or sells on their own account the shares of a company domiciled in Switzerland whose equities are at least partially listed in Switzerland and thus reaches, falls short of or exceeds the limit of 3, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 33 1/3, 50 or 66 2/3 % of the voting rights, whether these are exercisable or not, must disclose this to the company and to the stock exchanges where the equities are listed.
|Share capital at 31.12.||CHF 1,000||14,348||10,709||9,000||9,000||9,000|
|Number of shares at 31.12.||Units||1,434,760||1,070,922||900,000||900,000||900,000|
|Nominal value per share||CHF||10.00||10.00||10.00||10.00||10.00|
|Profit/loss (–) per share||CHF||11.73||17.45||6.95||–39.69||13.91|
|EBITDA per share||CHF||21.23||25.40||20.11||15.91||16.15|
|EBIT per share||CHF||14.04||18.69||11.44||3.07||2.11|
|Cash flow (earned capital) per share||CHF||17.33||23.63||20.14||15.01||14.35|
|Equity per share||CHF||134.37||133.69||115.30||110.85||152.60|
|Dividend per share||CHF||3.701)||3.70||3.20||3.00||3.00|
|Price at close of trading on 31.12.||CHF||168.70||138.00||104.00||88.25||75.70|
|Average trading volume per day||Units||2,312||1,202||804||940||1,133|
|P/E (price/earnings ratio) at 31.12.||14.4||7.9||15.0||n.a.||5.4|