Share and dividend

Useful information on the Hermès share

Number of share outstanding
105,569,412 shares with a nominal value of €0.51 are outstanding today.

Listing
The Hermès shares are listed and traded on Euronext Paris, Compartment A, under the ISIN code: FR0000052292.
They are eligible for the Deferred Settlement Service and for the share savings plan (French PEA).

Main codes and tickers 
ISIN: FR0000052292
BLOOMBERG: RMS-FP
REUTERS: HRMS.PA

Summary of stock-market information
  2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Number of shares as at 31 December 105,569,412 105,569,412 105,569,412 105,569,412 105,569,412
Average number of shares (excluding treasury shares) 104,430,772 104,233,233 104,227,077 104,435,755 104,518,900
Market capitalisation as at 31 December €92.86 billion €70.33 billion €51.18 billion €47.11 billion €41.17 billion
Earnings per share (excluding treasury shares) €13.27 €14.66 €13.48 €11.70 €10.53
Dividend per share €4.55(1) €4.55(2) €4.55 €9.10 €3.75
Average daily volume (Euronext) 66,151 54.467 72.725 58.095 54.302
12-month high share price €890.20 €689.20 €614.60 €468.30 €399.00
12-month low share price €516.00 €462.40 €417.90 €386.30 €281.20
12-month average share price €729.42 €607.44 €509.85 €433.02 €345.52
Share price as at 31 December €879.60 €666.20 €484.80 €446.25 €390.00
(1) Subject to the decisions of the Ordinary General Meeting of 4 May 2021. An interim dividend of €1.50 was paid on 4 March 2021
(2) In the context of the health crisis linked to the Covid-19 pandemic, on 30 March 2020, on the proposal of the Executive Management, the Supervisory Board decided to modify the dividend distribution proposal initially submitted to the Shareholders’ General Meeting of 24 April 2020 and to reduce the amount from €5.00 to €4.55 per share, i.e. the same amount as that paid in 2019.

 

Dividends

Dividend for the financial year 2020

A dividend of 4.55 euros per share was approved in the General Meeting as of 4th May 2021.

The dividend is the proportion of net profit for the financial year to be allotted to shareholders.

The dividend, the date of coupon detachment and the payment date are proposed by the Supervisory Board and approved by the General Meeting of Shareholders. In order to be eligible, the shareholder must hold at least one Hermès security on the evening (Paris time) of the day preceding payment.

The dividend is automatically paid, without any specific steps to be taken by the shareholder.

For the 2020 financial year, an interim dividend of €1.50 per share was paid on 4 March 2021 and the balance of the ordinary dividend of €3.05 was paid on 10 May 2021.

 

Dividend log
  2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Ordinary dividend 4,55 € 4,55 € 4,55 € 4,10 € 3,75 €
Extraordinary dividend       5,00 €