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The Share

Since January 2016, the Wihlborgs share has been listed in the financial sector of the Large Cap segment of Nasdaq Stockholm.

Wihlborgs was floated in 2005, when the company was spun off from the listed company Fabege. A two-for-one share split has three times been carried out, in 2006, 2011 and 2018, meaning each old share was replaced by two new shares and, accordingly, the number of shares outstanding is 153,713,456.

The Share

Symbol WIHL
Listed since 2005
Market place NASDAQ Stockholm
List Large Cap
Sector Real Estate
Trading block 1 share


Largest shareholders in Wihlborgs 30 September 2021

Number of shares, thousands Proportion, %
Erik Paulsson with family, privately and via company 16,938 11.0
SEB Investment Management 10,846 7.1
Länsförsäkringar funds 7,691 5.0
Swedbank Robur funds 5,210 3.4
Handelsbanken funds 5,205 3.4
Bank of Norway 3,165 2.1
Qviberg family 2,510


Life insurance company Skandia 1,952 1.3
Lannebo funds 1,874 1.2
AMF funds 1,650 1.1
Other shareholders reg. in Sweden 43,627 28.3
Other shareholders reg. abroad 53,045 34.5
Total outstanding shares 153,713 100

Share information

In the following we have summarised general share information with regard to dividend and name change.

Wihlborgs – Wihlborgs Fastigheter AB, formerly Wihlborgs Syd AB
Fabege – Fabege AB, formerly Wihlborgs Fastigheter AB.

On 23 May 2005, Wihlborgs' shares were listed on the O List of the Stockholm Stock Exchange. On May 13 2005, Fabege shares were listed under the new name Fabege AB on the O-list Attract 40 of the Stockholm Stock Exchange. (That is until May 12 2005 the shares were listed under Wihlborgs Fastigheter AB.) 

Fabeges' price of shares included cash dividend as well as a scrip issue of shares in Wihlborgs until 9 May 2005. As from 10 May Fabeges' shares were listed exclusive of cash dividend and issue of shares in Wihlborgs.

A two-for-one share split has been carried out three times, in 2006, 2011 and 2018, with every existing share being replaced by two new ones each time. 

The Wihlborgs share is quoted in the Real Estate sector of the Large Cap List on NASDAQ Stockholm.

Since December 2012 Wihlborgs is included in OMXGES Sustainability Sweden Index (OMXSUSTAINSE).

Dividend policy

Wihlborgs' dividend policy is based on transferring income from day-to-day property management and income realized from property sales.

The dividend is equivalent to 50 percent of the profit from the property management (Profit before tax, excluding realized and unrealized changes in value).

In addition, 50 percent of realized gains from property sales is awarded (The difference between the sales price and total capital invested).

In both cases a deducation is made for tax at a standard rate of 22 percent.