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Our shareholders

Since 13 March 2014, UCB’s capital amounts to € to 583 516 974, divided in 194 505 658 ordinary shares with no nominal value.

Based on the transparency notifications, the shareholder structure of UCB can be summarized as follows:

Shareholders structure

The main shareholder of UCB is Financière de Tubize SA, a Belgian company listed on Euronext Brussels.


62% free float by region

Transparency notifications

Procedure for transparency notification

  1. Fill in the notification forms available on FSMA website
  2. Ensure the copy is duly signed.
  3. Send the electronic copy to FSMA
  4. Send the electronic copy to UCB Corporate Secretariat

UCB shares








UCB is listed on Euronext Brussels
since 1928:

- ticker: UCB

- ISN: BE0003739530

Since 13 March 2014, share capital of UCB amounts to € to 583 516 974 and is represented by 194 505 658 shares.

Market cap
@ year-end (€ billion)
Earnings per share€ 1.10€ 3.25€ 2.76€ 4.00N.A.
High of the year€ 75.62€ 86.05€ 85.12€ 79.05€ 81.48
Low of the year€ 50.11€ 60.40€ 54.84€ 56.55€ 60.08
Year-end share price€ 63.20€ 83.23€ 60.91€ 66.18€ 71.30
Average trading volume (share)263 320312 241325 396365 284347 173


The Board intends to continue to sustain a dynamic dividend policy, consistent with the long term growth prospects of the Company, offering gradual increase in dividend, and as far as possible not to reduce it, irrespective of the short term income variations.


A dividend in respect of the year ended 31 December 2017 of € 1.18 per was approved at the annual general meeting og the shareholders on 26 April 2018. 

  • Coupon # 21
  • Ex-dividend: 27 April 2018
  • Record date: 30 April 2018
  • Payment: 2 May 2018

Coupon # 21 of UCB shares is payable € 0.826 net per share after deduction of Belgian withholding tax of 30%*, via our paying agent, KBC Bank NV.

* Lower witholding tax rates may be applicable depending the specific situation of each shareholder.

Shareholders' meetings

Ordinary general shareholders’ meeting

Extraordinary general shareholder’s meeting

26 April 2018 


Documents ENG FR NL
Convening notice (including agenda/
attendance formalities)

UCB Group - 
2017 annual report

2017 report on non-financial information
"sustainability report 2017"


English version


Version française


Nederlandstalige versie

2017 statutory annual accounts
Management report

Report of the Statutory Auditor


UCB SA/NV - Special report of the Board
Art. 604 Belgian Companies Code


English version


Version française


Nederlandstalige versie

At the day of publication of the convening notice, UCB SA/NV has a total of 194 505 658 shares outstanding, of which 188 159 826 are entitled to vote.

Shareholders' meeting archives


Due to major renovation works at UCB office, the 2018 shareholders' meeting will take place at:

BluePoint Brussels
80, boulevard A. Reyers
1030 Brussels


Please send your questions to

To be re-elected:

Documents post-AGM ENG FR NL
Minutes of the 
Ordinary General Meeting
Minutes of the 
Extraordinary General Meeting