Chapters
Annual Report 2018

9. Earnings per Share

Accounting Policy
Earnings per share is calculated by dividing the result for the year attributable to equity holders of the Company by the weighted average number of ordinary shares outstanding during the year.

in thousands of EUR (unless stated otherwise)

2018

2017

Result for the year attributable to equity holders of the parent

216,278

227,929

Average number of outstanding ordinary shares

253,702,033

253,285,780

Diluted average number of outstanding ordinary shares

254,282,866

254,311,910

Earnings per share, basic and diluted (in EUR per share)

0.85

0.90