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89K employees
2.6K offices and labs
140 years of adding value to society

Bonds

SGS SA bond issuances.
Date of issue Face value in CHF million Coupon in % Year of maturity Issue price in % Redemption price in %
10.29.2018 175 1.250 2028 101.157 100.000
10.29.2018 225 0.750 2025 100.068 100.000
03.03.2017 375 0.550 2026 100.153 100.000
05.08.2015 225 0.875 2030 100.245 100.000
05.08.2015 325 0.250 2023 100.079 100.000
04.25.2014 112 1.375 2022 101.533 100.000
02.27.2014 250 1.750 2024 101.019 100.000
02.27.2014 138 1.375 2022 100.517 100.000
05.27.2011 275 3.000 2021 100.480 100.000
03.08.2011 375 2.625 2019 100.832 100.000

Capital Structure

SGS’s capital is divided into registered shares with dividends allocated to a number of shareholders.

The capital – amounting to CHF 7,565,732 – is divided into registered shares at CHF 1- face value.

At the ordinary shareholders meeting held on March 19, 2007, the directors received approval for the issue of 1,100,000 shares of conditional capital and 500,000 shares of authorized capital.

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Dividend Dates

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 AGM
Thursday, March 26, 2020 Ex-date
Friday, March 27, 2020 Record date
Monday, March 30, 2020 Payment date

Dividend Per Share

Year Dividend Special
2019 80
2018 78
2017 75
2016 70
2015 68
2014 68
2013 65
2012 30 28
2011 30 35
2010 30 35
2009 30 30
2008 35 15
2007 25 10
2006 20
2005 31
2004 12
2003 9
2002 6 1.25

Significant Shareholders

Serena (Groupe Bruxelles Lambert) 18.9%
89K employees
2.6K offices and labs
140 years of adding value to society

Share Buyback

2020 Share Buyback Program

SGS SA announced a new CHF 200m share buyback program for the purpose of capital reduction on February 14, 2020.

A dedicated second trading line on SIX Swiss Exchange is used to execute the share buyback program which started on February 17, 2020 and will end on December 30, 2020, 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: 25,221 shares *
* Calculated in accordance with Art. 123 (1)(c) of the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Ordinance

Downloads

Share buyback notice (German) PDF / 12 MB  Share buyback notice (French) PDF / 12 MB 

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SGS Analyst Coverage

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

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AlphaValue Kulwinder Rajpal
Baader Bank Christian Weiz
BAML David Roux
Barclays Paul Sullivan
Berenberg Bank Thomas Burlton
Bryan, Garnier & Co Bruno de La Rochebrochard
Citigroup Ed Steele
Credit Suisse Andy Grobler
Deutsche Bank Steve Goulden
Exane BNP Paribas George Gregory
Goldman Sachs Suhasini Varanasi
HSBC Rajesh Kumar
Jefferies International Will Kirkness
JP Morgan Sylvia Barker
Kepler Cheuvreux Pablo Cuadrado
Morgan Stanley Ed Stanley
Morningstar Michael Field
Oddo Securities Geoffroy Michalet
RBC Capital Markets Andy Brooke
Redburn Neil Tyler
Société Générale Patrick Jousseaume
UBS Rory McKenzie
Zürcher Kantonalbank Daniel Bürki