Wien (pta013/04.01.2019/13:30) - On 21 November 2018, the Wienerberger AG Managing Board decided to acquire the company's own bearer shares at market price on the Vienna Stock Exchange (Share Buyback 2018). This decision is based upon the authorization of the 149th Annual General Meeting of 14 June 2018 (pursuant to § 65 para 1 no 8 of the Stock Corporation Act (Aktiengesetz)) which was published via an electronic information dissemination system on 14 June 2018.
The decision provides for a buyback of up to 1,175,268 shares, which is equivalent to 1% of the share capital of Wienerberger AG, between 26 November 2018 and 31 January 2019 at a price between EUR 1.00 and EUR 44.12 per share.
The Wienerberger AG Managing Board hereby announces the early completion of the Share Buyback 2018 as of 3 January 2019 due to the fact that the maximum repurchase volume of 1,175,268 shares has been repurchased as of 3 January 2019.
Overview on the results of the Share Buyback 2018:
|Number of repurchased shares:||1,175,268 bearer shares|
|Percentage of the share capital:||This volume equals 1.00 % of the share capital|
|Highest price paid per share:||EUR 20.20|
|Lowest price paid per share:||EUR 17.44|
|Average price of repurchased shares:||EUR 18.73|
|Total value of repurchased shares:||EUR 22,016,233.--|
|Completion of the share buyback:||The Share Buyback has been completed as of 3 January 2019.|
Wienerberger is the world's largest producer of bricks (Porotherm, Terca) and the market leader in clay roof tiles (Koramic, Tondach) in Europe as well as concrete pavers (Semmelrock) in Central and Eastern Europe. In pipe systems (Steinzeug-Keramo ceramic pipes and Pipelife plastic pipes), the company is one of the leading suppliers in Europe. With its total of 195 production sites, the Wienerberger Group generated revenues of Eur 3,120 million and EBITDA of Eur 415 million in 2017.
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