The performance of the LLB share in 2018 shows: investors appreciate the clear strategy of the SIX Swiss Exchange listed company. With a total return of over 33 per cent, the LLB share was the top performer among the bank stocks listed in Switzerland. LLB investors profit once again from an increased dividend and an attractive dividend yield.
The LLB share has been listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since 1993 and assigned to the “International Reporting Standard” segment. Since the conversion of the bearer shares into registered shares at a ratio of 1:1 was completed in May 2017, the share has been listed under the symbol LLBN (security number: 35514757). In 2018, a total of 3'798'819 LLB shares (2017: 2'306'474) were traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange, corresponding to 12.3 per cent (2017: 7.5 %) of total shares issued. With 30.8 million registered shares issued, the market capitalisation of Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG stood at CHF 1'977.36 million (2017: CHF 1'529.2 million) as at 31 December 2018. The increase in market capitalisation led in November 2018 to the inclusion of the LLB share within the MSCI World Small Cap Index.