The list of top 20 shareholders in Aker Solutions ASA is updated once a week.
Dividends and Share Buybacks
Aker Solutions’ overall objective is to create long-term value for its owners in the form of an increase in the value of the company’s shares over time and/or dividend payments or share buybacks, or a combination of these.
Aker Solutions' dividend policy is based on an annual evaluation by the board of directors of the company’s financial position and re-investment opportunities based on strict principles for allocation of capital. The dividend policy supports the company in building financial robustness and maintaining a strong balance sheet with adequate liquidity reserves to handle future obligations as well as realizing objectives for strategic development and delivering of shareholder value.
Any dividend proposed by the board of directors will be presented to the annual general meeting for approval. An approved dividend distribution will normally be paid out to shareholders in the month following the general meeting.
The company’s annual general meeting on April 21, 2020 mandated the board of directors to purchase treasury shares (own shares), for certain defined purposes, up to an aggregate nominal value of NOK 29,380,794 (at the time 10 percent of the share capital). The board’s authorization to purchase treasury shares is valid for the period until the date of the annual general meeting in April 2021, however, in no circumstances beyond June 30, 2021. The number of treasury shares held by the company as per December 31, 2020 was 101,636.
Historical Cash Dividends Per Share
|Year||Earnings per share (NOK)||Dividend per share (NOK)|
1Aker Solutions distributed non-cash dividends to its shareholders in August 2020, in the form of dividend shares in Aker Carbon Capture and Aker Offshore Wind. This dividend-in-kind implied that one share in Aker Solutions entitled the shareholders to receive one share in each company. Each shareholder received a value of NOK 5.05 per share in Aker Carbon Capture and a value of NOK 3.41 per share in Aker Offshore Wind. The value of the non-cash dividend distribution to shareholders was in total NOK 953 million, equal to NOK 3.17 per share at the time.
2Calculated to reflect the number of outstanding shares in Aker Solutions following the merger between Aker Solutions and Kvaerner. Kvaerner distributed a cash dividend of NOK 1.00 in April 2019, based on the company’s annual accounts for 2018.
Prospectuses and Other Regulatory Documents
- Exempted Document, Aker Solutions and Kvaerner, September 4, 2020 »
- Aker Solutions listing prospectus, September 15, 2014 »
Registrar and Auditor
Aker Solutions is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. If you have any questions regarding your shareholding in Aker Solutions, please contact our registrar:
DNB Bank ASA
PO Box 1600 Sentrum
Phone: +47 22 48 35 90
Fax: +47 22 48 11 71
PO Box 7000 Majorstuen
Phone: +47 04063
U.S. Shareholder Information
Aker Solutions is followed by the analysts listed below. Please note that any opinions, estimates or forecasts regarding Aker Solutions' performance made by these analysts are theirs alone and do not represent opinions, forecasts or predictions of Aker Solutions ASA or its management.
|ABG Sundal Collier||Haakon Amundsen||+47 22016025|
|Arctic Securities||Sveinung Alvestad||+47 21013285|
|Bank of America Merrill Lynch||Vladimir Sergievskii||+44 2079961764|
|Barclays||Mick Pickup||+44 2031346695|
|Carnegie||Chr. Frederik Lunde||+47 22009379|
|Citi||Michael J. Alsford||+44 2079864426|
|Danske Bank||Jørgen Lande||+47 85407070|
|DNB Markets||Martin Huseby Karlsen||+47 24169193|
|Exane BNP Paribas||Nick Konstantakis||+44 2034308637|
|Fearnley Securities||Øystein Vaagen||+47 22936397|
|JP Morgan||James A. Thompson||+44 2071345942|
|Kepler Cheuvreux||Magnus Olsvik||+47 23139068|
|Pareto Securities||Bård Rosef||+47 24132156|
|Royal Bank of Canada||Victoria McCulloch||+44 1312224909|
|SEB Equities||Kim André Uggedal||+47 21008526|
|SpareBank 1 Markets||Tommy Johannessen||+47 24133618|
|UBS||Amy Wong||+44 2075681235|