Dividends
Five-year dividend evolution
(CHF) 2016 2015
2014
2013
2012
Number of shares 7,052,218 7,042,218 6,722,111 6,722,111
6,489,636
Dividend 29,241,000* 23,111,000 19,152,000 16,415,000 12,848,000
 Dividend per share 4.5 3.5 3.0 2.5 2.0
 Net profit - Group share per share** 7.7 6.1 4.2 2.4 3.3
 Yield (dividend / share price at the end of the period, %) 5.5 5.3 7.1 5.2 4.0


* subject to the approval of the Ordinary General Meeting  on 18 May 2017 (excluding treasury shares), plus one treasury share for every 25 shares held
** Net profit - Group share per share of CHF 2.50, based on weighted average number of shares outstanding during the period after deducting the average number of treasury shares