Our shares at a glance
Since the formation of the Company in 1996, Fresenius Medical Care's ordinary shares have been traded on both the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse – FWB) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). On the NYSE, our ordinary shares are listed in the form of American Depositary Shares (ADS).
|Germany: Frankfurt Stock Exchange/Prime Standard||FME|
|U.S.: New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)||FMS|
|Securities No. (WKN)||578580|
|CUSIP No. (NYSE)||358029106|
|Frankfurt Stock Exchange||FMEG.F|
|Frankfurt Stock Exchange||FME GR|
|ADR NYSE||FMS US|
|June 28, 2013||Conversion of preference shares into ordinary shares|
|December 4, 2012||2:1 share split at ADR|
|June 18, 2007||1:3 share split|
|October 2, 1996||First listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange|
|October 1, 1996||First listing on the New York Stock Exchange|
As of September 20, 1999, our ordinary shares were included in the DAX (Deutscher Aktienindex), the index of the 40 blue-chip German companies.
Fresenius Medical Care’s shares are also included in a number of other important international share indices, such as the Dow Jones, MSCI and the FTSE.
Key share data
|Year-end closing price||in €||57.14||68.20||65.96||56.64||87.78|
|Market capitalization1||in € M||16,742||19,974||20,081||17,382||26,900|
|Number of shares2||in M shares||293.00||292.86||304.44||306.88||306.45|
|Dividend per share||in €||1.353||1.34||1.20||1.17||1.06|
|Dividend yield4||in %||2,363||1.76||1.82||2.1||1.2|
|Total dividend payout||in € M||3963||392||358||359||325|
|Basic earnings per ordinary share (EPS)||in €||3.31||3.96||3.96||6.47||4.17|
1 Based on shares outstanding.
2 Shares outstanding on December 31 of the respective year.
3 Based on the proposal to be approved by the Annual General Meeting on May 12, 2022.
4 With reference to the respective year-end.