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96K

employees

2.7K

offices and labs

140

years of adding value to society

Moody's Credit Opinion
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Moody's Credit Opinion

A3 Stable

Bonds

SGS SA bond issuances.

Date of issueFace value in CHF millionCoupon in %Year of maturityIssue price in %Redemption price in %
10.29.20181751.2502028101.157100.000
10.29.2018 2250.7502025100.068100.000
03.03.2017 3750.5502026100.153100.000
05.08.2015 2250.8752030100.245100.000
05.08.2015 3250.2502023100.079100.000
04.25.20141121.3752022101.533100.000
02.27.20142501.7502024101.019100.000
02.27.20141381.3752022100.517100.000
05.27.20112753.0002021100.480100.000
03.08.20113752.6252019100.832100.000

Capital Structure

The share capital of SGS SA amounts to CHF 7 495 032 as of 31 December 2021 and comprises 100% fully, paid-in, registered shares of a par value of CHF 1. On 31 December 2021, SGS SA held 3 360 treasury shares through an affiliate company (2020: 96 494).

In 2021, SGS SA proceeded to a capital reduction of 70 700 shares to cancel shares purchased by application of share buyback programs initiated by the Company. During this period no shares were repurchased whilst 22 434 shares were released into circulation following vesting of equity compensation plans.

The Board of Directors has the authority to increase the share capital of the Company by a maximum of 500 000 registered shares with a par value of CHF 1 each, corresponding to a maximum increase of CHF 500 000 in share capital, using market conditions prevailing at the time of issue. Additionally, the shareholders have conditionally approved an increase of share capital by an amount of CHF 1 100 000 divided into 1 100 000 registered shares with a par value of CHF 1 each.

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Significant Shareholders

Shareholder%
Serena (Groupe Bruxelles Lambert)19.11%

 

Dividend Dates

Tuesday, March 29 2022AGM
Thursday, March 31 2022Ex-date
Friday, April 1 2022Record date
Monday, April 4 2022Payment date

 

Dividend Per Share

YearDividendSpecial
2021tbc
202080
201980
201878
201775
201670
201568
201468
201365
20123028
20113035
20103035
20093030
20083515
20072510
200620
200531
200412
20039
200261.25
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Business Persons Walking in a Urban Building

96K

employees

2.7K

offices and labs

140

years of adding value to society

Share Buyback

2022 Share Buyback Program

SGS SA announced a new CHF 250 million share buyback program for the purpose of capital reduction starting on June 21, 2022.

A dedicated second trading line on SIX Swiss Exchange will be used to execute the share buyback. The program will end on December 30, 2022, at the latest.

SGS SA shares sold on the second trading line are subject to the Swiss federal withholding tax of 35% on the difference between their repurchase price and their nominal value of CHF 1.00 each.

Maximum daily repurchase volume: 5,669 shares *
* Calculated in accordance with Art. 123 (1)(c) of the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Ordinance

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SGS Analyst Coverage

SGS is followed by the analysts listed here. Please note that any opinions, estimates or forecasts regarding SGS’s performance made by these analysts are theirs alone and do not represent opinions, forecasts or predictions of SGS or its management.

SGS does not by its reference or distribution imply its endorsement of or concurrence with such information, conclusions, or recommendations.

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