Key Figures

Kennzahlen der Vienna Insurance Group
INCOME STATEMENT                   2018 2017

2016

2015
Premiums written EUR millions 9,657.3 9,386.0 9,051.0 9,019.8
Net earned premiums - retention EUR millions 8,729.4 8,509.6 8,191.3 8,180.5
Financial result EUR millions 1,037.5 924.3 958.8 1,040.2
Expenses for claims and insurance benefits - retention EUR millions -6,947.0 -6,872.6 -6,753.4 -6,748.9
Acquisition and adminstrative expenses EUR millions -2,140.7 -2,040.3 -1,907.8 -1,847.6
Result before taxes EUR millions 485.4 442.5 406.7 47.1
Net result for the period after
taxes and non-controlling interests
EUR millions 268.9 297.6 287.8 -20.6
Combined Ratio % 96.0 96.7 97.3 97.3
   Claims ratio % 64.7 66.3 66.9 66.7
   Cost ratio % 31.3 30.4 30.4 30.6
           
BALANCE SHEET   2018 2017 2016 2015
Investments1) EUR millions 44,336.9 44,994.0 43,195.8 38,286.1
Shareholders' equity (including non-controlling interests) EUR millions 5,835.7 6,043.9 5,711.3 4,414.5
Underwriting provisions EUR millions 38,115.3 38,780.9 37,350.0 35,921.7
Total assets EUR millions 51,163.5 51,714.0 50,008.1 44,489.7
Return on Equity  (RoE)2) % 8.9 8.3 8.9 1.1
           
SHARE   2018 2017 2016 2015
Number of shares Piece 128,000,000 128,000,000 128,000,000 128,000,000
Market capitalisation EUR millions 2,595.8 3,297.9 2,726.4 3,237.1
Average number of shares
traded by day
Piece ~ 86,000 ~ 104,000  ~ 161,000 ~ 147,000
Book value per share3 EUR 32.64 31.93 29.99 28.89
End-of-period price EUR 20.280 25.765 21.300 25.290
High EUR 28.740 26.520 24.790 42.620
Low EUR 19.900 21.590 16.095 24.910
Share performance for the year
(excluding dividends)
% -21.29 20.96 -15.80 -31.80
Dividend per share EUR 1.00 0.90 0.80 0.60
Dividend yield % 4.93 3.49 3.76 2.37
Earnings per share EUR 2.04 2.23 2.16 -0.27
Price-earnings ratio as of 31 December   9.94 11.55 9.86 -93.67
            
EMPLOYEES   2018 2017 2016 2015
Number of employees (average for the year)   25,947 25,059 24,601 22,995

 

Rounding differences may occur when rounded amounts or percentages are added.
1 Incl. unit-linked and index-linked life insurance investments and excl. cash and cash equivalents
2 RoE is the ratio of Group result before taxes to VIG total average shareholders’ equity.
3 The value is calculated using shareholders’ equity less non-controlling shares, hybrid bonds and revaluation reserve.