The Swisscom share is listed on the Swiss Market Index, comprising the largest and most liquid stocks traded on the Swiss stock exchange. As well as being listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange, the securities are also traded by the Bank of New York in the US. The Swisscom share enjoys a sound reputation on the capital market with attractive dividends.
Total shareholder return is calculated from the share price development and the dividend. Total return shows the share price development including reinvested dividend for the given period.
Swisscom pursues a stable dividend policy in harmony with cash flow and capital allocation. This has remained at CHF 22 per share since 2011 and corresponds to an average dividend yield of over four percent per year. Swisscom plans to propose an unchanged dividend of CHF 22 per share for the current fiscal year on achieving the financial targets of the 2020 General Meeting of Shareholders.
The dividend paid out at the time of payment and the dividend yield as a percentage. This is calculated by dividing the dividend paid out in a year by the number of shares.
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Swisscom's strategy, business performance and market situation are subject to continual assessment by analysts from the leading financial institutions. Their recommendations can be summarised as follows:
(Source: Bloomberg, 11.11.2020)
After completion of the final share buyback in 2006 and the implemented capital reduction (by 4.9 million shares), Swisscom has had a static 51.8 million shares since 2009. The Swiss Confederation significantly reduced its holding in 2013 (by 5.6%). Today, Swisscom's majority shareholder holds 51% of the shares.
Despite fast-paced change and persistent competitive pressure, Swisscom has successfully maintained its pole position on the market for years, even extending it in the TV sector.
Thanks to outstanding market performance, improved efficiency and a reduced cost base, Swisscom demonstrates strong earning power.
Subsidiary Fastweb, products such as inOne and services such as the Internet of Things and other innovations constantly generate new growth prospects.
Since 2011 Swisscom has paid shareholders an unchanged dividend of CHF 22 per share and thus a return of more than four per cent.
Swisscom is one the most sustainable companies in Switzerland and the world. This has been confirmed by various independent ESG ratings.
Through its four buyback programmes in 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2006, Swisscom reimbursed a total of CHF 10.4 billion to shareholders. In addition to the dividends in the 2000, 2001 and 2002 fiscal years CHF 8 per share or CHF 1.6 billion was paid out in the form of tax-free capital reductions.
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Independent ratings assess Swisscom’s corporate responsibility, standardised according to ESG criteria, and ensure that the environmental impact, social aspects and governance of our activity are transparent and comparable.
The opinions, estimates and forecasts of analysts, and the consensus information presented derived from it, regarding Swisscom’s performance are the analysts’ alone and do not represent opinions, estimates or forecasts of Swisscom or its management. Swisscom has not verified any of the information it has received and makes no representation as to the accuracy or completeness of the consensus information. Nor does Swisscom endorse or concur with, or assume responsibility for, such analyst information or recommendations or assume any responsibility to update or supplement such information. This material is being provided for information purposes only and is not intended to, nor does it, constitute investment advice or any solicitation to buy, hold or sell securities or other financial instruments.
Consensus on Swisscom’s financial results also available from other sources and they could differ from what is reported above due to the different analysts involved, timing at which the data is collected and/or other reasons. Swisscom does not assume any liability for any potential discrepancy.
Disclosure of holdings:
Any shareholder that reaches, falls below or exceeds a threshold of 3, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 33⅓, 50 or 66⅔ percent of the voting rights, has a duty of disclosure towards Swisscom and the SIX Swiss Exchange.