Information on Share Performance and Historical Comparison

Equity markets continued to suffer from the impacts of the financial crisis at the beginning of 2009 and the Swiss Life share price fell to an annual low in February. The situation started to improve in March and equity markets recovered to finish 2009 on a positive note. By year-end 2009, Swiss Life’s share price had noticeably recovered and, with a plus of 82%, was the best performer on the Swiss Market Index. At the Annual General Meeting in May, the shareholders approved a distribution of profit of CHF 5 per share and authorised a reduction of the share capital to the amount of the share buyback programme executed in 2008. For the financial year 2009, the Board of Directors proposes a dividend of CHF 2.40 per share.

Swiss Life Share details
Swiss security number
  1 485 278
ISIN
  CH 001 485 278 1
Ticker symbol SIX
  SLHN
Reuters
  SLHN.VX
Bloomberg
  SLHN VX


Share performance
Amounts in CHF 
  as at2009as at2008
Number of shares (incl. conversions in 2008)
  31.12.200932 081 05431.12.200835 084 554
Annual high
  16.10.2009140.2002./05.05.2008298.66
Annual low
  17.02.200943.0021.11.200863.90
Year-end price
  30.12.2009132.0030.12.200872.40
Performance Swiss Life (in %)
  +82–74
Swiss Market Index (SMI)
  30.12.20096 54630.12.20085 535
Performance Swiss Market Index (SMI) (in %)
  +18–35
Dow Jones STOXX 600 Insurance Index (in EUR)
  30.12.200915130.12.2008134
Performance Dow Jones STOXX 600 Insurance Index (in %)
  +13–47
Average trading volume
  264 910377 109
Market capitalisation (in CHF million)
  30.12.20094 23530.12.20082 540
Basic earnings per share
  31.12.20098.8631.12.200810.88
Diluted earnings per share
  31.12.20098.8331.12.200810.88
Dividend paid per share
  27.07.20095.0029.07.200817.00
Total dividend payout to shareholders (in CHF million)
  27.07.200916029.07.2008596
Dividend yield on year-end price (in %)
  30.12.20093.7930.12.200823.48
Source: Bloomberg


Breakdown of registered shares with voting rights
 

Number of shares
 

Number of shareholders
As % of
registered
shareholders
1 – 25
  160 08382.15
26 – 100
  23 26611.94
101 – 1 000
  10 6085.44
> 1 000
  9100.47
Total
  194 867100.00


standard & poor’s financial strength ratings as at 31.12.2009
 
  ClassificationOutlook
Swiss Life Ltd, Zurich
  BBB+stable
Swiss Life Ltd, Branch Germany, Munich
  BBB+stable


swiss life group historical comparison
In CHF million (if not stated otherwise)
20092008200720062005
Premium volume
Gross written premiums, policy fees and deposits received
20 21918 51521 21319 421n/a
Figures from consolidated statement of income
Net earned premiums
11 86713 25413 31612 28313 512
Net earned policy fees
268260389390394
Financial result (without share of results of associates)
4 5886004 9235 3647 056
Total income
17 81615 35618 97118 21921 542
Net insurance benefits and claims
–11 884–12 915–13 268–12 012–14 040
Policyholder participation
–1 539429–1 746–2 143–2 227
Operating expense
–3 478–3 319–2 489–2 432–3 390
Total expense
–17 254–16 198–17 958–17 309–20 519
Result from operations
562–8421 0139101 023
Net result from continuing operations
324–1 143726576n/a
Net result from discontinued operations
–471 4886421378n/a
Net profit
2773451 368954874
Net profit attributable to
Equity holders of Swiss Life Holding
2783501 345933860
Non-controlling interests
–1–5232114
Figures from consolidated balance sheet
Equity
7 2456 6527 3347 8517 953
Insurance reserves
122 616113 308121 829153 800139 252
Balance sheet total
143 948134 791179 757186 950177 597
Further key figures
Return on equity (in %)
4.05.018.112.212.3
Assets under control
148 186134 326138 946214 041215 094
Year-end embedded value 2
6 8778 45712 83710 6658 887
Value of new business 2
1237811812148
Number of employees (full-time equivalents)
7 8208 2918 5568 6938 979
1 Including reserve release of CHF 304 million due to change in Dutch law.
2 Up to 2008, traditional embedded value methodology used; from 2009, market consistent embedded value methodology applied.


 
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