Share Performance and Historical Comparison

The Eurozone debt crisis in 2012 generated a high level of uncertainty among market players. Despite interest rates in Switzerland and Germany reaching record lows, the Swiss Life share price delivered extremely strong performance of 41% in 2012.

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 2012 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Number of shares
31.12. 32 081 054 32 081 054 32 081 054 32 081 054 35 084 554
Annual high
23.11. 130.70 164.50 152.70 140.20 298.66
Annual low
04.06. 75.85 83.65 100.30 43.00 63.90
Year-end price
28.12. 121.40 86.40 135.20 132.00 72.40
Performance Swiss Life (in %)
+41 –36 +2 +82 –74
Swiss Market Index (SMI)
28.12. 6 822 5 936 6 436 6 546 5 535
Performance Swiss Market Index (SMI) (in %)
+15 –8 –2 +18 –35
Dow Jones STOXX 600 Insurance Index (in EUR)
31.12. 177.11 133.25 154.45 152.08 134.68
Performance Dow Jones STOXX 600 Insurance Index (in %)
+33 –14 +2 +13 –47
Average trading volume
172 732 140 620 220 061 264 910 377 109
Market capitalisation (in CHF million)
28.12. 3 895 2 772 4 337 4 235 2 540
Basic earnings per share
2.88 18.97 17.46 8.86 10.88
Diluted earnings per share
2.86 18.87 17.37 8.83 10.88
Dividend paid per share
27.04. 4.50 4.50 2.40 5.00 17.00
Total dividend payout to shareholders (in CHF million)
27.04. 144 144 77 160 596
Dividend yield on year-end price (in %)
28.12. 3.71 5.21 1.78 3.79 23.48
Source: Bloomberg


Breakdown of registered shares with voting rights as at 31.12.2012
 

Number of shares
 

Number of shareholders
As % of
registered
shareholders
1 – 25
  149 378 83.60
26 – 100
  19 461 10.89
101 – 1 000
  8 997 5.04
> 1 000
  852 0.48
Total
  178 688 100.00


standard & poor’s financial strength ratings as at 31.12.2012
 
  Classification Outlook
Swiss Life Ltd, Zurich
  A– stable
Swiss Life Ltd, Branch Germany, Munich
  A– stable


swiss life group historical comparison
In CHF million (if not stated otherwise)
2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Premium volume
Gross written premiums, policy fees and deposits received
17 046 17 143 20 191 20 219 18 515
Figures from consolidated statement of income
Net earned premiums
11 871 11 599 11 753 11 867 13 254
Net earned policy fees
309 295 298 268 260
Financial result (without share of results of associates)
6 043 4 459 4 368 4 588 600
Total income
19 075 17 291 17 844 17 816 15 356
Net insurance benefits and claims
–13 819 –12 614 –12 704 –11 884 –12 915
Policyholder participation
–1 104 –791 –1 073 –1 539 429
Operating expense
–3 552 –2 913 –3 062 –3 478 –3 319
Total expense
–18 728 –16 592 –17 150 –17 254 –16 198
Result from operations
346 699 694 562 –842
Net result from continuing operations
93 606 560 324 –1 143
Net result from discontinued operations
–47 1 488
Net profit
93 606 560 277 345
Net profit attributable to
Equity holders of Swiss Life Holding
92 605 557 278 350
Non-controlling interests
1 1 3 –1 –5
Figures from consolidated balance sheet
Equity
10 286 9 162 7 437 7 245 6 652
Insurance reserves
137 973 128 089 122 279 122 616 113 308
Balance sheet total
163 400 151 875 147 203 143 948 134 791
Further key figures
Return on equity (in %)
0.9 7.3 7.6 4.0 5.0
Assets under control
181 330 164 604 149 899 148 186 134 326
Year-end embedded value 1
9 628 7 728 7 595 6 877 8 457
Value of new business 1
158 150 209 123 78
Number of employees (full-time equivalents)
7 046 7 168 7 483 7 820 8 291
1 Up to 2008, traditional embedded value methodology used; from 2009, market consistent embedded value methodology applied.



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