Share capital evolution

Read the changes in share capital reports

Ordinary shares and ads historical data  (1)

YearNumber of shares authorized
and issued as of December 31
Adjusted number of shares
authorized as of December 31 (2)
Actions
2017 485,016,033 485,016,033 Due to the exercise of n. 839,950 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2016 484,176,083 484,176,083 Due to the exercise of n. 522,750 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2015 483,653,333 483,653,333 Due to the exercise of n. 1,981,750 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2014 481,671,583 481,671,583 Due to the exercise of n. 4,110,910 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2013 477,560,673 477,560,673 Due to exercise of n. 4,322,476 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2012 473,238,197 473,238,197 Due to the exercise of n. 5,886,520 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2011 467,351,677 467,351,677 Due to the exercise of n. 1,274,467 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2010 466,077,210 466,077,210 Due to the exercise of n. 1,690,827 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2009 464,386,383 464,386,383 Due to the exercise of n. 1,018,150 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2008 463,368,233 463,368,233 Due to the exercise of n. 744,613 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2007 462,623,620 462,623,620 Due to the exercise of n. 2,407,732 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2006 460,216,248 460,216,248 Due to the exercise of n. 2,240,525 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2005 457,975,723 457,975,723 Due to the exercise of n. 2,770,250 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2004 455,205,473 455,205,473 Due to the exercise of n. 728,440 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2003 454,477,033 454,477,033 Due to the exercise of n. 213,433 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2002 454,263,600 454,263,600 Due to the exercise of n. 1,397,783 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2001 452,865,817 452,865,817 Due to the exercise of n. 1,283,517 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
2000 (1)  451,582,300 451,582,300 Due to the exercise of n. 1,042,700 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
1999 225,269,800 450,539,600
1998 (1) 225,250,000 450,500,000 Due to the exercise of n. 39,600 option rights for the purchase of ordinary shares assigned to employees within the stock option plans.
1997 45,050,000 450,500,000
1996 45,050,000 450,500,000
1995 45,050,000 450,500,000
1994 45,050,000 450,500,000
1993 45,050,000 450,500,000
1992 45,050,000 450,500,000
1991 45,050,000 450,500,000
1990 45,050,000 450,500,000

(1) 1 ADS = 1 ordinary share.
(2) Figures until 1999 have been retroactively adjusted to reflect the 5-for-1 stock split effective April 16, 1998, and the 2-for-1 stock split effective June 26, 2000.

Last updated: Aug 24 2018