Shareholder information


Hydro's share price closed at NOK 48.71 at the end of 2009. The return for 2009 was positive with NOK 20.91, or 75 percent. Due to the strong commitment of returning cash to shareholders, improved market and earnings visibility compared to the beginning of 2009, and to Hydro's cash position, the board of directors has proposed a dividend of NOK 0.50 per share for approval by the Annual General Meeting on May 4, 2010.

There were 1,204,785,945 outstanding shares at the end of 2009. Hydro had 52,225 registered shareholders as per the Norwegian Central Securities Depository. The Ministry of Trade and Industry of Norway was the largest of these with a shareholding of 43.8 percent of the total number of ordinary shares authorized and issued.

Hydro's shares are also listed in London while our American Depositary Shares (ADSs) trade on OTCQX International in the US, the premium over-the-counter market tier on PinkSheets. The share was delisted from the stock exchanges in Paris, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf and Hamburg during 2009.

Updated: October 11, 2016