The PUMA share had a very positive performance in the financial year 2019. The closing price of PUMA shares on the last trading day in the financial year 2019 (December 30) was € 68.35, which was 60.1% higher than the closing price of the previous year. The market capitalization of the PUMA Group rose accordingly from € 6.4 billion at the end of the financial year 2018 to € 10.2 billion at the end of the financial year 2019. PUMA shares started into 2019 at a price of € 42.70. In the following twelve months, the price ranged between € 43.00 (January 3, 2019 / +0.7%) and € 72.95 (October 15, 2019 / +70.8%).
In order to make the PUMA share more attractive for retail investors and thus to expand the shareholder base, a 1:10 stock split was carried out on June 10, 2019. On that day, shareholders received nine additional shares for each share held. The share price was adjusted accordingly at a ratio of 1:10. Taking the stock split into account, the daily trading volume of PUMA shares decreased from an average of 444 thousand shares in the previous year to an average of 387 thousand shares in the financial year 2019.
Compared to the MDAX, which rose 30.5% in the financial year 2019, the PUMA share performed significantly better with an increase of 60.1%.
|End of year price||€||68.35||42.70||36.30||24.97||19.87||17.26||23.50|
|Highest price listed||€||72.95||52.50||39.14||24.97||21.29||23.50||24.94|
|Lowest price listed||€||43.00||31.70||24.35||16.82||14.19||15.71||20.54|
|Daily trading volume (Ø)||amount in thousands||387||444||67||34||94||72||111|
|Earnings per share||€||1.76||1.25||9.09||4.17||2.48||4.29||0.36|
|Gross cash flow per share||€||47.15||2.66||2.21||1.22||0.90||1.15||1.54|
|Free cash flow (before acquisitions) per share||€||2.22||1.00||0.86||0.38||-0.66||0.42||0.33|
|Shareholders' equity per share||€||12.84||11.52||11.09||11.53||10.84||10.83||10.02|
|Dividend per share||€||0.50||0.35||1.25**||0.08||0.05||0.05||0.05|
|* Disclosures for the prior periods were adjusted retroactively to the 1:10 stock split carried out in the second quarter of 2019|
|** one/time special dividend|
The PUMA share has been registered for the regulated market on German stock exchanges since 1986. It is listed in the Prime Standard Segment and the Mid-Cap Index MDAX of the German Stock (Deutsche Börse). Moreover, membership in the FTSE4Good index was once again confirmed.