16. Share capital

Share capital

2015

2014

Shares

Number

Million CHF

Number

Million CHF

Registered shares of CHF 2 par value

606,909,080

1,214

327,086,376

654

Total

606,909,080

1,214

327,086,376

654

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriation of retained earnings

 

 

 

 

Retained earnings brought forward

 

8,869

 

8,491

Net income of the year

 

2,234

 

377

Retained earnings available for annual general meeting of shareholders

 

11,102

 

8,869

The Board of Directors proposes to the annual general meeting of shareholders to carry the balance forward to the new accounts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Balance to be carried forward

 

11,102

 

8,869

Payout from capital contribution reserves

The Board of Directors proposes to the annual general meeting of shareholders an appropriation from statutory capital reserves to voluntary retained earnings and payout of CHF 1.50 per registered share up to an amount of CHF 910 million1.

1 There is no payout on treasury shares held by LafargeHolcim. On January 1, 2016 treasury holdings amounted to 1,338,494 registered shares.

 

2015

2014

 

Cash payout CHF

Cash payout CHF

Payout per share, gross

1.50

1.30

Less withholding tax

0

0

Payout per share, net

1.50

1.30