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Share price history details

  • Historical share price
  • Investment calculator
  • 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

Since 2000 DKK ~27bn has been returned to shareholders through dividend or share buybacks


For 2018, we are paying out a dividend of DKK 5.00 per share (up 11% from 2017), corresponding to a total dividend pay-out of DKKm 1,438 (pay-out ratio of 44.6%).

Novozymes has further decided to initiate a new stock buyback program for 2019 worth up to DKK 2 billion in total or a maximum of 20 million shares. The shares acquired within the program will be used to reduce the common stock and to meet obligations arising from employee share incentive programs. The specific starting date will be communicated once decided.

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)
2018 5.00 594 290.4 292.4
2017 4.5 610 295.3 297.2
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