Share Performance and Historical Comparison

2011 was dominated by macroeconomic issues. Due in particular to the slump in interest rates in Switzerland and Germany as a result of the European debt crisis, the Swiss Life share price delivered negative performance of –36%.

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 at 2011 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Number of shares
31.12. 32 081 054 32 081 054 32 081 054 35 084 554 34 960 439
Annual high
08.02. 164.50 152.70 140.20 298.66 326.00
Annual low
19.12. 83.65 100.30 43.00 63.90 266.50
Year-end price
30.12. 86.40 135.20 132.00 72.40 283.00
Performance Swiss Life (in %)
–36 +2 +82 –74 –5
Swiss Market Index (SMI)
30.12. 5 936 6 436 6 546 5 535 8 484
Performance Swiss Market Index (SMI) (in %)
–8 –2 +18 –35 –3
Dow Jones STOXX 600 Insurance Index (in EUR)
30.12. 133.25 154.45 152.08 134.68 252.21
Performance Dow Jones STOXX 600 Insurance Index (in %)
–14 +2 +13 –47 –12
Average trading volume
140 620 220 061 264 910 377 109 327 843
Market capitalisation (in CHF million)
30.12. 2 772 4 337 4 235 2 540 9 894
Basic earnings per share
18.97 17.46 8.86 10.88 40.76
Diluted earnings per share
18.87 17.37 8.83 10.88 39.60
Dividend paid per share
28.07. 4.50 2.40 5.00 17.00 7.00
Total dividend payout to shareholders (in CHF million)
28.07. 144 77 160 596 245
Dividend yield on year-end price (in %)
30.12. 5.21 1.78 3.79 23.48 2.47
Source: Bloomberg


Breakdown of registered shares with voting rights as at 31.12.2011
 

Number of shares
 

Number of shareholders
As % of
registered
shareholders
1 – 25
  152 977 83.47
26 – 100
  20 435 11.15
101 – 1 000
  9 043 4.93
> 1 000
  822 0.45
Total
  183 277 100.00


standard & poor’s financial strength ratings as at 31.12.2011
 
  Classification Outlook
Swiss Life Ltd, Zurich
  BBB+ positive
Swiss Life Ltd, Branch Germany, Munich
  BBB+ positive


swiss life group historical comparison
In CHF million (if not stated otherwise)
2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Premium volume
Gross written premiums, policy fees and deposits received
17 143 20 191 20 219 18 515 21 213
Figures from consolidated statement of income
Net earned premiums
11 599 11 753 11 867 13 254 13 316
Net earned policy fees
295 298 268 260 389
Financial result (without share of results of associates)
4 459 4 368 4 588 600 4 923
Total income
17 291 17 844 17 816 15 356 18 971
Net insurance benefits and claims
–12 614 –12 704 –11 884 –12 915 –13 268
Policyholder participation
–791 –1 073 –1 539 429 –1 746
Operating expense
–2 913 –3 062 –3 478 –3 319 –2 489
Total expense
–16 592 –17 150 –17 254 –16 198 –17 958
Result from operations
699 694 562 –842 1 013
Net result from continuing operations
606 560 324 –1 143 726
Net result from discontinued operations
–47 1 488 6421
Net profit
606 560 277 345 1 368
Net profit attributable to
Equity holders of Swiss Life Holding
605 557 278 350 1 345
Non-controlling interests
1 3 –1 –5 23
Figures from consolidated balance sheet
Equity
9 162 7 437 7 245 6 652 7 334
Insurance reserves
128 089 122 279 122 616 113 308 121 829
Balance sheet total
151 875 147 203 143 948 134 791 179 757
Further key figures
Return on equity (in %)
7.3 7.6 4.0 5.0 18.1
Assets under control
164 604 149 899 148 186 134 326 138 946
Year-end embedded value 2
7 728 7 595 6 877 8 457 12 837
Value of new business 2
150 209 123 78 118
Number of employees (full-time equivalents)
7 168 7 483 7 820 8 291 8 556
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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