Fiscal year 2016
As of December 31, 2016, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft did not hold any treasury shares, meaning that the number of outstanding shares was unchanged at the end of the year, at 192,495,476. This led to a market capitalization of EUR 7.4 billion as of the end of 2016 compared with EUR 7.2 billion in December 2015.
As in previous years, the company performed detailed analyses of its shareholder structure in 2016 too. The current analysis from the second half of 2016 identified 85 percent of the company’s shareholders. Institutional investors held 76 percent of the shares and Kuwait Investment Office accounted for around 8.9 percent.