Investor Relations

FAQ

Company

  1. In short – What does VIG do?

    VIG Insurance Group is the leading insurance group in Austria and Central and Eastern Europe. Its around 50 insurance companies with more than 25,000 employees offer life and non-life insurance solutions. Please find more information on our profile. Further information on the VIG Group and the VIG share can be found in the Fact Sheet.

  2. Where can I find the most important figures on the group?

    An interactive overview of KPIs on a five-year basis is provided here. Quarterly figures are available in the Results center and part of the Fact Sheet.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. How can I subscribe to annual / sustainability or half-year financial report?

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

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

    The financial statements of the Group are presented in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Further information on accounting and valuation policies can be found in the Group Annual Report 2019   beginning from page 84.

  7. 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.

  8. Where do I find the latest releases? How can I keep up to date?

    Visit IR News and/or register for our news service in order to get the releases directly via e-mail.

  9. How can I contact the Investor Relations Team?

    Feel free to contact the Investor Relations Team directly if you have any questions.

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 72% of the shares in VIG. The free float currently stands at about 28% 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 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?

    Please see VIG key share figures for latest market capitalisation on the Vienna Stock Exchange. The Fact Sheet includes market capitalisation of VIG on a daily updated basis. 

  8. Does VIG Group run an ADR programme for its US investors?

    Yes. In cooperation with BNY Mellon as depositary bank, Vienna Insurance Group has set up a Sponsored Level I ADR-Programme. The ADRs of the Vienna Insurance Group are traded over the counter (OTC) under the symbol VNRFY in U.S. dollars. Five ADRs represent one VIG share. For more information please click here.

Dividend & AGM

  1. What is VIG’s dividend policy?

    VIG’s dividend policy defines a payout ratio in the range of 30% to 50% of Group profits after taxes and non-controlling interests. Going forward, the aim is to keep the dividend per share aligned with Group performance.

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

    The dividend for the financial year 2019 amounted to EUR 1.15 per share.

  3. How has the dividend developed in recent years?

    An overview of the dividend development over recent years can be found here.

  4. By when do I have to purchase shares in order to be entitled to dividend payments?

    Shareholders, who purchased shares before the ex-dividend day, are entitled to dividend payments. Ex-dividend day is usually the first trading day after the Annual General meeting (AGM). Therefore, you are entitled to a dividend if you hold at least one VIG share in your account on the day of the AGM.

  5. When are dividend payments made?

    The dividend for the financial year 2019 was paid on 30 September 2020.

  6. When will the next Annual General Meeting take place?

    The Annual General Meeting for the financial year 2020 will presumably be held on 21 May 2021. 

  7. 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. Who are the members of the Managing Board?

    Please find an overview about the members of the Managing Board here.

  2. Who are the members of the Supervisory Board?

    Please find information on the members of the Supervisory Board and its committees here.

  3. 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 applicable version of the Austrian Code of Corporate Governance. VIG publishes Corporate Governance Reports on a yearly basis as a part of the Group Annual Report.

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

    Vienna Insurance Group complies with all rules of the Austrian Code of Corporate Governance.