Key data
Key data

From then to now

The K+S share continues to be listed on the regulated market of the German stock exchanges in Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, and Stuttgart.

In addition to being listed on European stock exchanges, the K+S share is traded on the OTC market (Over The Counter, OTC) in the United States in the form of a sponsored ADR program.

You can find the baseline data and additional general information here.

Share type No-par value shares
Number of shares issued 191,400,000 shares
Securities identification number KSAG88
ISIN DE000KSAG888
Listing all stock exchanges in Germany
Ticker symbol Bloomberg SDF GR or SDF GY
Ticker symbol Reuters SDFG
Product code for stock option EUREX SDXF
Product code for stock option Bloomberg SDF GR Equity CT
Product code for stock option Reuters 0#SDFG.DE*.EX
Accounting standard IFRS
Market segment Prime standard
Prime sector Chemical industry
Industrial group Chemicals, Commodities
Paying agent Commerzbank

We would like to point out that the search for K+S share prices in relevant financial portals or mobile phone applications (e.g. iPhone) may lead to difficulties with the "+" sign. This can easily be avoided by using our stock exchange abbreviation "SDF". We will be happy to help you with any questions you may have.

Our buy-back program

On January 19, 2017, the Board of Executive Directors of K+S Aktiengesellschaft, ISIN DE 000KSAG888, resolved to acquire up to 250,000 own shares up to a maximum total amount (excluding incidental expenses) of €6 million in April 2017 under the following conditions:

The acquired shares are to be offered for purchase to employees of K+S Aktiengesellschaft or its affiliated companies.

The buy-back will take place in accordance with section 71 (1) no. 2 of the AktG, Regulation (EC) No. 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 16, 2014 and Commission Regulation (EC) 2016/1052 of March 8, 2016.

The shares will be acquired via the stock exchange in Xetra trading of Deutsche Börse AG.

The buy-back will be carried out under the management of a credit institution that will make its decisions on the timing and amount of the individual order placements independently of and uninfluenced by K+S Aktiengesellschaft.

The announcement of the transactions carried out pursuant to Article 2 paragraph 3 of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2016/1052 of March 8, 2016 will be made in the "Börsenzeitung" and with detailed information on the homepage of the Company www.k-plus-s.com under "Investor Relations".

Kassel, April 7, 2017

K+S Aktiengesellschaft

The Board of Executive Directors

Acquired shares

No-par value bearer shares of K+S Aktiengesellschaft.

Stock exchange: Xetra
Day in 2017 Number of shares acquired
Ø price per share in € Total value in €   
 April 10 58,000 21.96 1,273,748.65 Details
 April 11 56,000 22.41 1,254,984.05 Details
Total 114,000 22.18 2,528,732.70  

Historical overview of changes in share capital

You can view changes in the capital share here.

Shareholder structure characterized by high free float

According to the free float definition of Deutsche Börse AG, the free float of K+S Aktiengesellschaft is 100%. The following shareholders have notified us of shareholdings above the statutory reporting thresholds:

  • DWS Investment GmbH: 5.69% (announcement of December 31, 2018)
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Shareholder structure
ADR program

American Depositary Receipt (ADR)

The K+S ADR program offers US investors the opportunity to acquire shares in K+S. Since the ADRs are listed in US dollars and the dividends are also paid in US dollars, the structure is essentially similar to American shares. Two ADRs are each based on one K+S share. The ADRs are traded in the form of a "Level 1" ADR program on the OTC (over the counter) market

Key facts
Ratio 2 ADRs = 1 share
OTC code KPLUY
CUSIP 48265W108
OTC platform OTCQX

The ADR program is manged by the  The Bank of New York Mellon.

Current rates can be found in the Quote data section of our website. Additional information can also be found on the OTCQX website www.otcqx.com.

Questions and answers can be found in the Q&A section.

Contact

Your contact persons

K+S Aktiengesellschaft Investor Relations
Julia Bock, CFA
Senior Investor Relations Manager
K+S Aktiengesellschaft Investor Relations Manager
Janina Rochell
Investor Relations Manager
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