Share information

Sioen Industries is quoted on the Brussels Stock Exchange since 18 October 1996.

Share information

In order to be able to continue following and ensuring the company’s fast growth, and in the conviction that a transparent policy would further strengthen the Group’s growth possibilities, the Sioen Industries share was introduced on the cash market, double fixing, of the Brussels Stock Exchange, on 18 October 1996. A year later the share was listed on the semi-continuous segment of the forward market and then, as of 11 March 1998, has been quoted on the continuous segment of the Brussels forward market, which has become Euronext Brussels.

As per 31 December 2018, the total number of shares amounts to 19 779 933, of which 12 906 212 shares, or 65.25%, are owned by the Sioen family, a.o. through the holding company Sihold NV. The remaining number of shares, 6 873 721 or 34.75%, are spread among the public. Sioen has no preferential shares.

Notice pursuant to the law on public takeover bids

By letters of 15 February 2008 , Sihold NV, Sinvest NV and Mr. Jean-Jacques Sioen sent a notification to the company, drawn up in accordance with article 74 § 7 of the law of 1 April 2007 on public takeover bids. From this notification it appears that the notifier holds more than 30% of the shares with voting rights in Sioen Industries NV and that Stichting Administratiekantoor Midapa exercises ultimate control over Sioen Industries NV.

Dividend policy

Generally, the Board of Directors wishes to strive for a pay-out ratio of more than 15%. In order to link the dividend to the cash flow expectations on the one hand and to reward the shareholders on the other hand, the Board strives to increase the dividend year after year. For the year 2018, the Board of Directors proposed the pay out of a dividend amounting to EUR 0.62 gross (EUR 0.434 net) that will be made payable at the counters of Belfius Bank, ING Bank, BNP Paribas Fortis Bank, Bank Degroof Petercam and KBC Bank as from 13 May 2019, if approved by the General Shareholders’ Meeting.


Share codes and classification

ISIN BE0003743573
Euronext code BE0003743573
Mnemo SIOE
Type Stock - Ordinary stock - Continuous
Market Euronext Brussels - Euronext - Local securities
Compartment B (Mid Cap)
ICB Sector classification:

  • 3000, Consumer Goods
  • 3700, Personal & Household Goods
  • 3760, Personal Goods
  • 3763, Clothing & Accessories

Reuters: SIOE.BR
Bloomberg: SIOE.BB


Dematerialisation

The Act on the abolition of bearer securities took effect on 1 January 2008. This act applies to all securities of Belgian origin: government bonds, bank savings certificates, subordinated certificates, funds, listed or unlisted company shares etc.

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Financial information and investor relations.

For all further information, institutional investors and financial analysts are advised to contact:

Geert Asselman
Chief Financial Officer

Fabriekstraat 23
B-8850 Ardooie
T: +32 51 74 09 80
F: +32 51 74 09 79
E: corporate@sioen.com