Chapters
Annual Report 2019

9. Earnings per Share

Accounting Policy
Earnings per share is calculated by dividing the result for the year attributable to equity holders of the Company by the weighted average number of ordinary shares outstanding during the year.

in thousands of EUR (unless stated otherwise)

2019

2018

Result for the year attributable to equity holders of the parent

178,483

216,278

Average number of outstanding ordinary shares

253,693,611

253,702,033

Diluted average number of outstanding ordinary shares

254,313,931

254,282,866

Earnings per share, basic and diluted (in EUR per share)

0.70

0.85