Shares and share-based incentives
Tieto's share price rose by 32% in Helsinki and 41% in Stockholm during the year. At the same time, the OMX Helsinki Price Index rose by 6%. The OMX Stockholm Price Index was up by 11% in 2014. The company had 25 430 registered shareholders at the end of 2014. Based on the ownership records of the Finnish and Swedish central securities depositories, 42.7% of Tieto's shares were held by Finnish and 3% by Swedish investors. In total, there were 23 916 retail investors in Finland and Sweden and they held 13% of Tieto's shares.
Tieto's issued and registered share capital on 31 December 2014 totalled EUR 76 555 412.00 and the number of shares was 73 675 903.
Between 11 November and 31 December 2014, a total of 26 663 new Tieto shares were subscribed for with the company's stock options 2009B and a total of 10 401 new shares with stock options 2009C. The shares subscribed for were registered in the Trade Register on 20 January 2015. On that date, the number of Tieto shares increased to 73 712 967.
On 31 December, the company held a total of 510 819 own shares, representing 0.7% of the total number of shares and voting rights. The number of outstanding shares, excluding the treasury shares, was 73 165 084 at the end of the year.
In 2014, there were no announcements of changes in the company's shareholding.
Additional information regarding shares and share-based incentives is available in the Shares and Shareholders section and the Remuneration section in the Corporate Governance Statement.