16 Earnings per share

 

2014

2013

Earnings per share in CHF

3.95

3.91

Net income – shareholders of Holcim Ltd – as per statement of income (in million CHF)

1,287

1,272

Weighted average number of shares outstanding

325,734,235

325,492,506

 

 

 

Fully diluted earnings per share in CHF

3.95

3.91

Net income used to determine diluted earnings per share (in million CHF)

1,287

1,272

Weighted average number of shares outstanding

325,734,235

325,492,506

Adjustment for assumed exercise of share options

128,743

141,343

Weighted average number of shares for diluted earnings per share

325,862,978

325,633,849

In conformity with the decision taken at the annual general meeting on April 29, 2014, a cash payment out of the capital contribution reserves related to 2013 of CHF 1.30 per registered share has been paid. This resulted in a total payout of CHF 424 million.

A cash payment out of the capital contribution reserves in respect of the financial year 2014 of CHF 1.30 per registered share, amounting to a maximum payment of CHF 425 million, is to be proposed at the annual general meeting of shareholders on April 13, 2015. These consolidated financial statements do not reflect this cash payment, since it will be effective in 2015 only.