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Share price history details

  • Historical share price
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  • Dividends and capital history

Historic share price

Look up the historical share price and download data.

Important information:

On November 28, 2011 Novozymes carried out a 1-to-5 stock split. The nominal value of Novozymes’ B shares listed on NASDAQ Copenhagen changed from DKK 10 to DKK 2. The prices you can look up here are rebased to reflect the split.

Share price history older than November 17, 2000 must be found by going to Novo Nordisk' website. Find the share price of the Novo Nordisk stock at the desired date (but please be observant of the stock splits carried out by Novo Nordisk). 9.3% of this share price constitutes the estimated share price of Novozymes at that date.

Novozymes B (COP) - Data starting from 17/11/2000

Investment calculator

The Investment calculator makes it possible to estimate the return on a specified investment in the Novozymes share.

Dividends & capital history

An overview of historical number of shares, dividends, stock buybacks and policy.

Novozymes’ decision to buy back stock or issue extraordinary dividends is based on an assessment of the need for capital, capital structure optimization, and whether excess capital can be invested in profitable growth opportunities. Stock buybacks may also be carried out to cover employee stock option obligations.

Novozymes’ dividend pay-out ratio for 2016 is 39%. Novozymes continues to target an annual dividend payout ratio of around 40% of net profit.

A new stock buyback program worth up to DKK 2 billion and corresponding to around 8.1 million B shares was initiated on January 24, 2017.

Full capital history including number of shares

Year Dividend
per share
Share capital
(million)
Average outstanding number
of shares (million)
Average outstanding number
of shares (diluted, million)
2016 4.00 620 300.5 303.1
2015 3.50 626 306.0 309.4
2014 3.00 639 311.9 315.1
2013 2.50 639 313.8 317.4
2012 2.20 650 314.0 318.3
2011 1.90 650 315.2 320.0
2010 1.60 650 313.2 319.4
2009 1.15 650 310.3 315.3
2008 1.05 650 309.3 315.0
2007 1.00 650 309.6 318.1
2006 0.90 650 314.4 322.5
2005 0.80 696 327.3 335.3
2004 0.70 726 341.4 349.2
2003 0.63 754 352.3 354.3
2002 0.45 754 361.7 366.1
2001 0.40 754 368.1 371.4
2000 0.33 754 376.5 377.0