Investor Relations

FAQ

Company

  1. Which rating does VIG have?

    VIG has a rating of A+ with stable outlook from Standard&Poor’s, giving it the best rating of any company in the Vienna Stock Exchange’s ATX index. Further details on VIG’s rating and categories can be found here.

  2. What outlook does VIG give for 2017?

    The Managing Board of Vienna Insurance Group will continue to relay on its Group-wide management principles in the future. The Group will continue to focus on its core competence, namely the insurance business, remain true to its regional focus and follow a conservative investment strategy. For the full outlook have a look at our Group Annual Report 2016 beginning from page 82 or for an update at our Interim report for the 1st quarter 2017 at page 8.

  3. When will VIG publish its next results? How can I keep up to date with all the latest publication dates?

    All of the publication dates are listed in our IR Calendar. This tool allows you to automatically add all of the dates to your preferred scheduling application and receive notifications. The IR App for iPad gives you access to all the most important information wherever you are; features include key publication dates for download.

  4. How can I subscribe to annual and interim reports?

    The order form on our website allows you to request copies of annual and interim reports as well as sign up for automated e-mail Investor Relations News. Register now.

  5. Where can I find out about roadshows and banking conferences that VIG has attended/is planning to attend?

    The Investor Relations – Events section of our website contains all the information you need on Roadshows. We recommend signing up for the VIG Calendar if you would like to receive reminders notifying you of upcoming Roadshows.

  6. Which accounting policies does VIG Group use in its financial statements?

    The financial statements of the Vienna Insurance Group are presented in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Further information on accounting and valuation policies can be found in the Annual Report 2016 beginning from page 96.

Share

  1. How many VIG shares are outstanding?

    128,000,000 VIG shares outstanding.

  2. How does VIG’s shareholder structure look like? How much free float does VIG have?

    The main shareholder of Vienna Insurance Group, Wiener Städtische Wechselseitige Versicherungsverein – Vermögensverwaltung – holds around 70% of the shares in VIG. The free float currently stands at about 30% of shares.

  3. At which stock exchanges are VIG shares traded?

    VIG has been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 1994. The capital increase of 2008 brought a secondary listing on the Prague Stock Exchange, a development that underlines the focus on Central and Eastern Europe.

  4. Where on the website can I find the latest VIG share price information?

    An interactive chart tool with current as well as historical information on VIG share prices can be found here.

  5. Where can I find analysis of the VIG share?

    Here you can find a list of investment banks that are currently covering VIG and publishing research reports on a regular basis.

  6. What is VIG’s share capital?

    Vienna Insurance Group’s share capital currently amounts to EUR 132,887,468.20.

  7. What is VIG’s market capitalisation on the Vienna Stock Exchange?

    Based on a closing price of EUR 21.300 VIG’s market capitalisation on the Vienna Stock Exchange as of 31 December 2016 amounted to EUR 2.73bn.


Dividend

  1. What is VIG’s dividend policy?

    VIG’s dividend policy stipulates distribution of at least 30% of Group profits (after taxes and non-controlling interests).

  2. What was the dividend for the financial year 2016?

    The dividend for the financial year 2016 amounted to EUR 0.80 per share.

  3. When are dividend payments made?

    The dividend for the financial year 2016 was paid on 19 May 2017.

Annual General Meeting

  1. When and where will the next Annual General Meeting take place?

    The Annual General Meeting for the financial year 2016 was held on 12 May 2017 in the Stadthalle venue.

  2. Where can I find additional information on the Annual General Meeting?

    All documents and information relating to the Annual General Meeting will be published here in due time.

Corporate Governance

  1. What is the Austrian Code of Corporate Governance?

    The Austrian Code of Corporate Governance is a regulatory framework that defines the standards for good business practice and internal control systems in Austria. It was introduced in 2002 and is regularly amended to reflect changes to the legal framework and current developments. The rules are divided into three categories:

    • Rules based on mandatory legal requirements ("Legal Requirement"),
    • Rules based on standard international requirements. Non-compliance with these rules must be declared and explained in order to comply with the Code ("Comply or Explain), 
    • Non-compliance with rules of a purely recommending nature does not need to be disclosed or explained ("Recommendation")
  2. Has VIG declared its commitment to the Austrian Code of Corporate Governance?

    Vienna Insurance Group is committed to the application of and compliance with the January 2015 version of the Austrian Code of Corporate Governance.

  3. Does VIG comply with all of the rules and requirements of the Austrian Code of Corporate Governance?

    Vienna Insurance Group complies with all of the “Legal Requirements” of the Austrian Code of Corporate Governance as required by law. In the event of any deviation from a “Comply or Explain rule”, Vienna Insurance Group provides an explanation. You can find out more about this subject here.