DEUTZ shares fall compared with previous year

The SDAX, in which DEUTZ shares are listed, rose in value by 26.6 per cent in 2015 and closed at 9,098.57 points (end of 2014: 7,186.21 points). The DAXsector Industrial, which includes major German industrial companies, gained 14.3 per cent in the reporting year to close at 4,853.88 points (end of 2014: 4,244.82 points).

By contrast, DEUTZ shares fell during 2015. They closed at €3.69 on 30 December 2015, down by 7.8 per cent on their 2014 closing price of €4.00. Having begun the year positively, the DEUTZ share price reached its high for the year of €5.59 on 4 August 2015. On 15 September 2015, we announced that revenue and earnings for the year as a whole would be lower than previously expected owing to a reluctance to invest on the part of end customers. The price of DEUTZ shares then fell substantially, reaching the low for the year of €2.86 on 24 September 2015. By the end of the year, the shares had recovered again.

Market capitalisation stood at €446.0 million as at 30 December 2015, compared with €483.4 million at the end of 2014.

Key figures for DEUTZ shares    
  2015 2014
     
Number of shares (31 Dec) 120,861,783 120,861,783
Average number of shares 120,861,783 120,861,783
Share price as at 31 Dec (€) 3.69 4.00
Share price high (€) 5.59 7.94
Share price low (€) 2.86 3.35
Market capitalisation as at 31 Dec (€ million) 446.0 483.4
Earnings per share (€) 0.04 0.18