Earnings per share (EPS) amounted to EUR 0.63 in fiscal year 2018. They are calculated by dividing consolidated profit for the period by the weighted average number of shares outstanding in the course of the fiscal year. An average of 180.5 million no-par value shares were outstanding in the reporting period.

Key performance indicators
Key performance indicators for GEA shares 2018 2017
Shares issued (December 31, million) 180.5 192.5
Average shares outstanding (million) 180.5 192.5
Share price (December 31, EUR) 1 22.50 40.01
High (EUR) 41.05 42.04
Low (EUR) 21.04 34.1
Market capitalization (December 31, EUR billion) 2 4.1 7.7
Average daily trading volume (million) 0.6 0.5
Earnings per share (EUR) 0.63 1.31
Dividend per share (EUR) 3 0.85 0.85
Total dividend (EUR million) 3 153.4 153.4
Pay-out ratio in % 135 63

1) Or on the last trading day of reporting period
2) Based on shares issued
3) Based on dividend proposal
Prices: XETRA closing prices

Basic Infomation
Securities identification number: 660200
ISIN number: DE0006602006
Stock indices: MDax, HDax, CDax, Midcap Market, Dow Jones Euro Stoxx, Dow Jones Euro Stoxx Mid, Dow Jones Euro Stoxx Industrial Goods and Services, Dow Jones Stoxx 600, Dow Jones Industrial Goods and Services, Dow Jones Stoxx Mid 200, Prime All Share, Prime Industrial, Classic All Share, NRW-Mix 50, MSCI World ESG, MSCI ACWI ESG
Segment Prime-Standard
Stock exchanges: Xetra, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, München, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg und Hannover
Information on stock: Reuters: G1AG.DE 
Bloomberg: G1A:GR 
Xetra: G1A.DE
Share capital 520,375,765.57 EUR
Shares issued (as of 06/21/2018) 180,492,172