Share information

The Atlas Copco shares are listed at the exchange NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Large cap.

Trading and market capitalization

The Atlas Copco shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, which represented 28.6% of the total trading of the A share (34.3% of the B share) in 2021. Other markets, so called Multilateral Trading Facilities (MTF), e.g. CBOE and Turquoise, accounted for 40.0% (35.3% of the B share), and the remaining 31.4% (30.4% of the B share) were traded outside public markets, for example through over-the-counter trading. The market capitalization at year end 2021 was MSEK 732 967 (497 187) and the company represented 5.9% (5.7) of the total market value of Nasdaq Stockholm. Atlas Copco was the fifth (second) most traded share in 2021 by total turnover.  A program for American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) was established in the United States in 1990. One ADR corresponds to one share. The depositary bank is Citibank N.A. At year end 2021, there were 32 781 544 ADRs outstanding, of which 31 509 088 represented A shares and 1 272 456 represented B shares.

Symbols and tickers

  A-share B-share
NASDAQ OMX ATCO A ATCO B
ISIN code (ordinary share) SE0017486889 SE0017486897
ISIN code (redemption share) SE0017486863 SE0017486871
Reuters ATCOa.ST ATCOb.ST
Bloomberg ATCOA SS ATCOB SS
ADR  ATLKY.OTC ATLCY.OTC

Dividend

The Annual General Meeting 2022 approved the Board’s proposal of the dividend of SEK 7.60 per share to be paid for the 2021 fiscal year. In order to facilitate a more efficient cash management, the dividend will be paid in two instalments, the first with record date April 28, 2022 and the second with record date October 21, 2022. The first installment amount will be SEK 3.80 per share. The second installment amount will be SEK 0.95 per share after the share split and redemption procedure decided by the Annual General Meeting.

The Annual General Meeting also approved that each Atlas Copco share held on the record date May 16, 2022, will be split into four (4) ordinary shares and one (1) redemption share. The redemption share is then automatically redeemed at SEK 8.00 per share.

Dates for dividend

Amount

Ex-dividend date

Record date

Payment 

Dividend

SEK 3.80

27 April, 2022

28 April, 2022

3 May, 2022

Share redemption

SEK 8.00

13 May, 2022

16 May, 2022

Around 13 Jun, 2022

Dividend SEK 0.95* 20 Oct, 2022 21 Oct, 2022 26 Oct, 2022

Distribution of shares

On Nasdaq’s webpage you can find information about Atlas Copco’s repurchases of own shares and cancellation of treasury shares.

In recent years the repurchases have been made in order to cover the performance-based long-term incentive program for the board. For further information on the option programs and repurchase of own shares please see the annual report.

Per share data

Key figures per share 2019 2020 2021

Basic earnings/ diluted earnings

13.60

12.16 14.89

Dividend 1)

7.00

7.30 7.60

- Dividend as % of basic earnings

51.5%

60.0% 51.0%

- Dividend yield %

2.4%

1.9% 1.4%

Redemption of shares

-

- 8.00

Operating cash flow

12.04

15.56 15.91

Equity

44

44 56

Share price, Dec. 31, A share/ B Share

373.6 / 325.2

421.1 / 368.3 625.8 / 532.2

Highest price quoted, A share/ B Share

386.5 / 336.9

445.5 /390.0 629.4 / 533.6

Lowest price quoted, A share/ B Share

205.0 / 188.5

266.7 / 231.6 434.1 / 379.3

Average closing price, A share/ B Share

288.0 / 258.8

385.0 / 338.0 539.5 / 459.6

Average number of shares outstanding, millions

1 214.7

  1 215.4 1 217.7

Diluted average number of shares outstanding, millions

1 215.8

1 217.2 1 220.5
Number of shareholders, December 31 81 656  82 079 87 923
Market capitalization, December 31 440 497 497 187 732 967

Share issues 1973-2022

Year Type   Increase of share capital, MSEK Amount paid, MSEK
1973 Bonus issue 1:02 69.2  
1974 New issue 1:4 SEK 25  51.7 51.7
1976 New issue 1:5 SEK 50 51.7 103.5
1979 Bonus issue 1:06 51.7  
  New issue 1:6 SEK 60  51.7 124.1
1982 Bonus issue 1:04 103.5  
  New issue (non-preferential) 2 765 000 shares at SEK 135 69.1 373.3
1989 Bonus issue 1 B share: 3 A shares 195.5  
1990 New issue (non-preferential) 4 000 000 B shares at SEK 320.13 100.0 1 280.5
  Conversion [1] 7 930 shares 0.2 1.2
1991 Conversion [1] 42 281 shares 1.1 6.3
1992 Conversion [1] 74 311 shares 1.9 11.1
1993 Non-cash issue [2] 383 500 shares at SEK 317 9.5 121.6
  Conversion [1] 914 496 shares 22.9 137.2
1994 Split 5:1 nominal value SEK 5    
1999 New issue 1:7 SEK 160 130.4 4 173.80
2005 Split 4:1 nominal value SEK 1.25    
  Share redemption 209 602 184 shares at SEK 20 -262 -4 192.00
2007 Split 3:1 quota value SEK 0.4167    
  Share redemption [3] 628 806 552 shares at SEK 40 -262 -24 415.70
  Bonus issue No new shares issued, quota value SEK 0.625 262  
  Redemption of shares held by Atlas Copco 28 000 000 shares -17.5  
  Bonus issue No new shares issued, quota value SEK 0.639 17.5  
 2011 Split 2:1 quota value 0.32    
  Share redemption [4] 1 229 613 104 shares at SEK 5 -393 - 6 067
  Bonus issue No new shares issued, quota value SEK 0.639 393  
2015 Split 2:1 quota value 0.32    
  Share redemption [5] 1 229 613 104 shares at SEK 6 -393 -7304.7
  Bonus issue No new shares issued, quota value SEK 0.639 393  
2018 Split 2:1 quota value 0.32    
  Share redemption [6] 1 229 613 104 shares at SEK 8 -393 -9704.6
  Bonus issue No new shares issued, quota value SEK 0.639 393  
2022 Split 4 ordinary shares and 1 redemption share quota value 0.13    
  Share redemption [7]

1 229 613 104 shares at SEK 8

-157

-9 731.8

  Bonus issue

No new shares issued, quota value SEK 0.16

157  
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