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Baloise share

Purchase of shares of Bâloise Holding Ltd

The purchase of Bâloise Holding Ltd registered shares is not subject to any restrictions. Shareholders who personally acquire registered shares on own account are entitled to maximum voting rights totalling 2 percent of all issued registered shares. The same applies to shares held through nominee companies, provided the identity of the beneficial owners is disclosed to us (Bâloise Holding Ltd Articles of Incorporation § 5).

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Baloise Shares

Security symbol BALN
Nominal value CHF 0.10
Security number 1.241.051
ISIN CH0012410517
Exchange SIX Swiss Exchange
Security type 100 % registered shares

Statistics

  31.12.2011 31.12.2012 31.12.2013 31.12.2014 31.12.2015
Price at year-end (CHF) 64.40 78.50 113.60 127.80 127.60
High (CHF) 103.30 80.56 113.60 129.90 136.30
Low (CHF) 60.15 58.30 80.75 101.60 109.60
Market capitalisation (CHF million) 3,220.0 3,925.0 5,680.0 6,390.0 6,380.0
Basic earnings per share (CHF) 1.30 9.32 9.65 15.15 10.96
Diluted earnings per share (CHF) 1.29 9.08 9.38 14.63 10.65
Price / earnings (p / e) ratio1 49.54 8.42 11.77 8.44 11.64
Price / book (p / b) ratio1 0.78 0.76 1.10 1.04 1.10
Number of shares issued (units) 50,000,000 50,000,000 50,000,000 50,000,000 50,000,000
Minus the number of treasury shares (units) 3,247,273 3,053,746 3,028,943 3,048,791 3,464,540
Number of shares in circulation (units) 46,752,727 46,946,254 46,971,057 46,951,209 46,535,460
Average number of shares outstanding2 46,900,473 46,831,998 46,896,926 46,921,282 46,721,219
Dividend per share3 (CHF) 4.50 4,50 4.75 5.00 5.00
Dividend pay-out ratio3 >100 48.3 49.2 33.0 49.0
Dividend yield3 7.0 5.7 4.2 3.9 3.9

1 Calculation is based on profit for the period and equity before non-controlling interests respectively.
2 Relevant for calculation of earnings per share.
3 2015 based on the proposal submitted to the Annual General Meeting.

Analysts' view

Important: Baloise is currently covered by the banks listed below. This list is subject to change as other banks start to include Baloise in their reporting or existing banks cease coverage of Baloise.

Please note that the opinions, estimates and forecasts published here regarding the historic or current performance of Baloise represents information from analysts and not of Baloise. Baloise does not confirm the opinions, estimates or forecasts of the analysts by making this information available as a service to our shareholders. Baloise assumes no responsibility for the up-to-dateness of this information and does not distribute the reports.

Date Bank Analyst Target Price Recommendation
31.08.2016 Exane BNP Paribas Guilhem Horvath CHF 101.0 Underperform
31.08.2016 Vontobel Stefan Schürmann CHF 122.0 Hold
30.08.2016 Bank am Bellevue Andreas Frick CHF 137.0 Buy
25.07.2016 Helvea Daniel Bischof CHF 119.0 Hold
21.07.2016 UBS Jonny Urwin CHF 114.0 Neutral
29.06.2016 HSBC Dhruv Gahlaut CHF 111.0 Neutral
29.06.2016 Kepler Cheuvreux Peter Casanova CHF 110.0 Hold
28.06.2016 Goldman Sachs In-Yong Hwang CHF 133.0 Neutral
31.05.2016 MainFirst René Locher CHF 130.0 Neutral
18.04.2016 JPMorgan Michael Huttner CHF 131.0 Underperform
24.03.2016 Zürcher Kantonalbank Georg Marti   Market Perform
22.03.2016 Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Ltd. Ralph Hebgen CHF 117.0 Market Perform
22.03.2016 Autonomous Farquhar Murray CHF 110.0 Underperform

Dividend Policy


Bâloise Holding pursues a policy of paying consistent, earningsrelated dividends. It uses other dividend instruments such as share buy-backs and options to supplement conventional cash dividends.

Shareholders have received a total of CHF 1,263.7 million from cash dividends and share buy-backs over the last five years. Baloise has therefore had a combined annual payout rate of between 30 per cent and 50 per cent in recent years.

Consolidated income statement (extract)

  2011 2012 (restated) 2013 2014 2015
Profit for the period (in CHF mn) 60.8 479.5 452.6 710.7 512.1
EPS (diluted) 1.29 9.96 9.38 14.63 10.65
DPS 4.5 4.5 4.75 5.0 5.0

Share buy-back programme

2015 - 2017

Bâloise Holding AG announces that the share buy-back programme started on 16 April 2015 has been completed ahead of schedule as per 29 July 2016.

In the course of the share buy-back programme, Bâloise Holding AG has acquired 1’000’000 registered shares at an average price of CHF 113.83 on a second trading line on the SIX Swiss Exchange. This corresponds to 2% of the issued share capital of Bâloise Holding AG entered in the Commercial Register. Thereby, this share buy-back programme returned CHF 113.83 mn to the shareholders. The acquired shares have been bought back at a price net of the Swiss Federal withholding tax.

Security overview 1. Trading Line 2. Trading Line
Security number 1.241.051 27.480.484
ISIN CH0012410517 CH0274804845
Ticker symbol BALN BALNE
Bloomberg BALN VX BALNE VX
Reuters BALN.VX BALNE.VX

The following document shows volumes and average purchase prices of the share buyback.

Maximum daily repurchase volume

42,972 shares (calculated in accordance with Art. 55b(1)(c) of the Swiss Federal Ordinance on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading).

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Significant shareholders

The information available to the Company reveals that the following significant shareholders and shareholder groups linked by voting rights held long-term equity investments in the Company within the meaning of section 663c of the Swiss Code of Obligations (OR) as at 31 December 2015 (figures in per cent):
 

Shareholders Total shareholding as at
31.12.2014
Share of voting rights as at
31.12.2014
Total shareholding as at
31.12.2015
Share of voting rights as at
31.12.2015
Chase Nominees Ltd.1 6.1 2.0 6.0 2.0
Black Rock Inc. >5.0 <2.0 >5.0 <2.0
UBS Fund Management AG >3.0 <2.0 >3.0 <2.0
LSV Asset Management >3.0 0.0 >3.0 0.0
Mellon Bank N.A.1 3.2 0.0 3.1 0.0
Nortrust Nominees Ltd.1 2.9 0.0 2.6 0.0
Bank of New York Mellon N.V.1 2.1 0.0 2.8 0.0
Credit Suisse Funds AG <3.0 <2.0 <3.0 <2.0

1 Custodian nominees who hold shares in trust for third parties are counted as part of the free float under the SIX Exchange regulations. Such shareholder groups are not subject to disclosure requirements under Swiss stock market legislation.

Contact

Shareholder Services

Margrit Basler
Baloise Group
Phone +41 58 285 86 64
margrit.basler@baloise.com

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