Data per share

(in € / share) H2 2016 H2 2017 2016 2017
Total number of issued shares, end of period 224,000,000 224,000,000 224,000,000 224,000,000
of which shares outstanding 218,653,700 219,494,433 218,653,700 219,494,433
of which treasury shares 5,346,300 4,505,567 5,346,300 4,505,567
Average number of shares outstanding
basic 218,457,798 219,374,801 217,775,656 219,079,587
diluted 220,052,464 221,444,104 219,370,320 221,148,890
Recurring EPS 0.56 0.61 1.07 1.22
Basic EPS 0.39 0.42 0.60 0.97
Diluted EPS 0.39 0.42 0.60 0.96
Dividend 0.35 0.375 0.65 0.70
Net cash flow before financing, basic 0.31 -1.05 0.65 -1.74
Total assets, end of period 18.96 23.31 18.96 23.31
Group shareholders' equity, end of period 8.18 8.21 8.18 8.21

On 16 October 2017 each Umicore share was split into 2 new shares. As a result, as from that date, Umicore’s capital is represented by 224,000,000 fully paid-up shares without nominal value, each representing 1/224,000,000 of the capital. All data in this table were updated accordingly.