Dividends
Five-year dividend evolution
(CHF) 2017 2016 2015
2014
2013
Number of shares 7,190,218 7,052,218 7,042,218 6,722,111 6,722,111
Dividend 34,052,000* 55,681,000*** 23,111,000 19,152,000 16,415,000
 Dividend per share 5.0 4.5 3.5 3.0 2.5
 Net profit - Group share per share** 6.9 7.7 6.1 4.2 2.4
 Yield (dividend / share price at the end of the period, %) 5.2 5.5 5.3 7.1 5.2


* subject to the approval of the Ordinary General Meeting  on 24 May 2018 (excluding treasury shares)


** 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


*** including one treasury share for every 25 shares held