The DFDS Share
|Price at year end, DKK||331.3||262.2||325.0||275.2||349|
|Price high, DKK||415.1||421.2||332.4||324.6||400|
|Price low, DKK||320.5||239.4||214.6||133.6||262|
|Market value year-end, DKKm||18,101||15,006||18,580||15,772||20,038|
|Number of shares year-end, m||57.0||59.0||59.0||59||59|
|Share price change, %||2.7||-20.9||24.0||-15.3||26.8|
|Dividend return, %||3.1||1.2||1.5||0.0||0.0|
|Total shareholder return, %||5.8||-19.6||25.5||-15.3||26.8|
|Price/book value, times||2.74||1.6||1.8||1.5||1.8|
DFDS has one class of shares. The share capital at the end of 2021 was DKK 1,173m comprising 58,631,578 shares, each with a nominal value of DKK 20. There were no changes to the share capital during 2021.
Stock exchange trading
The DFDS share is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen where 20.6m DFDS shares were traded in 2021 equal to an annual turnover of DKK 6.8bn compared to DKK 7.0bn in 2020. The average number of trades per day was 1,245 compared to 1,196 in 2020 and the average daily turnover was DKK 27m compared to DKK 28m in 2020. The DFDS share is part of Nasdaq’s Large Cap index.
At the end of 2021, DFDS had 22,032 registered shareholders who owned 96% of the share capital. International shareholders owned 30% (2019: 34%) of the total registered share capital. Lauritzen Fonden Holding was the largest shareholder with a holding of 42% of the total share capital at the end of 2021 compared to 41% at the end of 2020.
|Ownership structure, end of 2020, %|
|Other registered shareholders||7.80|
With reference to §38 in the Danish Capital Markets Act, Lauritzen Foundation domiciled in Copenhagen, Denmark, has notified DFDS A/S that it holds more than 5% of the share capital and voting rights of the company.
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