Number of shares Subscr.
rights
Weighted
average
Diluted
average
VVPR  strips     Capital
in € m 
31/12/2013 60 063 871    537 655    58 519 782   58 699 429   176,8
03/10/2013 60 059 777         176.8
03/07/2013 60 019 107 58 058 520 58 767 109   12 672 945 176.6
31/12/2012 60 000 942 619 184 59 058 520 59 151 787 12 672 945 176.6
03/10/2012 59 992 282       12 664 285 176.6
04/07/2012 59 983 422       12 655 425 176.5
31/12/2011  59 973 198  644 108  58 933 624 59 328 750 12 648 201  176.5
05/10/2011  59 973 198  662 208      12 645 201 176.5
05/07/2011  59 972 348 697 558     12 644 351 176.5
31/12/2010 59 884 973 784 336 59 249 600 59 558 664 12 556 976 176.2
10/11/2010 59 807 223 784336     12 479 226 176.0
31/12/2009 19 807 435 313 784 19 740 206 19 785 310 4 058 470 175.1
07/10/2009 19 807 435 341 518     4 031 436 174.9
03/07/2009 19 785 808 267 095     4 009 809 174.7
31/12/2008 19 783 625 276 978 19 718 641 19 796 210 4 007 566 174.7
03/10/2008 19 783 565 277 038     4 007 566 174.7
01/09/2008 19 765 074 295 529     3 989 075 174.7
03/07/2008 19 765 074 295 529     3 989 075 174.5
30/06/2008  19 765 074 295 529 19 692 333 19 853 743 3 894 001 173.7
22/04/2008  19 670 000 392 103     3 894 001 173.7
05/03/2008  19 670 000 315 703     3 894 001 173.7
31/12/2007  19 831 000 315 703 20 039 098 20 169 889 3 894 001 173.7
20/12/2007  19 877 985 315 703     3 894 001 173.3
04/10/2007  19 876 986 316 702     3 893 002 173.3
04/07/2007  19 876 626 317 062     3 892 642 173.3
30/06/2007  19 876 626 317 062 20 202 311 20 346 526 3 892 642 173.3
22/03/2007  20 400 000 357 509     3 852 135 173.3
26/02/2007  20 400 000 296 839     3 852 135 173.3
31/12/2006  20 400 000 296 839 21 491 565 21 596 843 3 852 135 173.3
29/12/2006  20 946 779 296 839     3 852 135 173.0
20/12/2006  21 574 545 296 839     3 852 135 173.0
04/10/2006  21 551 642 319 742     3 829 232 173.0
05/07/2006  21 547 836 323 548     3 825 426 172.9
22/03/2006  21 530 195 341 959     3 807 785 172.9
31/12/2005  21 530 195 341 959 21 633 346 21 707 875 3 807 785 172.9
20/12/2005  21 530 195 271 193     3 807 785 171.0
05/10/2005  21 523 372 312 656     3 766 302 171.0
04/08/2005  21 469 541 366 487     3 712 491 171.0
05/07/2005  22 011 451 366 487     3 712 491 171.0
31/12/2004  21 873 705 504 909 21 920 662 21 954 841 3 574 745 171.0
31/12/2003  22 070 300   22 111 807 22 111 890   171.0
31/12/2002  22 121 630   22 149 092 22 163 985   171.0
31/12/2001  22 157 374   22 250 160 22 250 160   171.0
31/12/2000  22 300 888   22 394 049 22 394 049   171.0
31/12/1999  22 457 320         171.0
31/12/1983  2 247 732         167.3
31/12/1982  1 890 628         81.3
31/12/1980  1 760 972         75.7
31/12/1979  1 758 313         75.6
31/12/1978  1 640 705         70.5
31/12/1976  1 614 910         69.4
31/12/1975  1 614 665         69.4
31/12/1972  1 614 400         69.4
31/12/1970  807 200         69.4
31/12/1969  787 200         40.2
31/12/1965  49 200         40.2
31/12/1941   48 000         11.9
31/12/1932   15 005         0.4
31/12/1929   15 000         0.4
31/12/1924   300         0.1
1880  Foundation           

2013
18.12.13
As a result of the exercise of 4 094 warrants, the number of outstanding shares of the company amounts to 60 063 871.

03.10.13
As a result of the exercise of 40 670 warrants, the number of outstanding shares of the company amounts to 60 059 777.

03.07.13
As a result of the exercise of 18 165 warrants, the number of outstanding shares of the company amounts to 60 019 107.

2012
21.12.12
As a result of the exercise of 8 660 warrants, the number of outstanding shares of the company amounts to 60 000 942.
The number of outstanding VVPR strips of the company amounts to 12 672 945.

03.10.12
As a result of the exercise of 8 860 warrants, the number of outstanding shares of the company amounts to 59 992 282.

04.07.12
As a result of the exercise of 7 224 warrants, the number of outstanding shares of the company amounts to 59 983 422.

2011
20.12.2011
As a result of the issue of 3 000 new shares following the exercise of 3 000 subscription rights under the NV Bekaert SA Stock Option Plan, the number of outstanding shares of the company amounts to 59 976 198.

05.10.2011
As a result of the issue of 850 new shares following the exercise of 850 subscription rights under the NV Bekaert SA Stock Option Plan, the number of outstanding shares of the company amounts to 59 973 198.

05.07.2011
As a result of the issue of 87 375 new shares following the exercise of 87 375 subscription rights under the NV Bekaert SA Stock Option Plan, the number of outstanding shares of the company amounts to 59 972 348.
 
2010
10.11.2010
As a result of a share split of 3 to 1, the total number of shares and effective voting rights attaching thereto amounts to 59 807 223.

2008
05.03.2008
As a result of the cancellation of 161 000 own shares the total number of shares and effective voting rights attaching thereto amounts to 19 670 000.

31.12.2007
As a result of the cancellation of 46 985 own shares the total number of shares and effective voting rights attaching thereto amounts to 19 831 000.

20.12.2007
As a result of the issue of 999 new shares following the exercise of 999 subscription rights under the NV Bekaert SA Stock Option Plan, the number of outstanding shares of the company amounts to 19 877 985.

04.10.2007
As a result of the issue of 360 new shares following the exercise of 360 subscription rights under the NV Bekaert SA Stock Option Plan, the number of outstanding shares of the company amounts to 19 876 986.

04.07.2007
On 4 July Bekaert repurchased and canceled 563 881of its own shares and issued 40 507  new shares following the exercise of subscription rights under the Stock Option Plan. The number of shares decreased from 20 400 000 to 19 876 626.

27.02.2007
Bekaert repurchased and canceled 546 779 of its own shares at an average price of € 94.20.The number of shares decreased from 20 946 779 to 20 400 000.

31.12.2006
During 2006, Bekaert repurchased 636 656 of its own shares at an average price of € 88.72, of which 627 766 were canceled.  During the exercise periods, 44 350 subscription rights were exercised and 44 350 new shares of the company were created.  The number of shares decreased from 21 530 195 to 20 946 779.  The total number of VVPR strips increased from 3 807 785 to 3 852 135 as a consequence of the conversion of subscription rights.

31.12.2005
During 2005, Bekaert repurchased 585 000 of its own shares at an average price of € 61.039, of which 576 550 were canceled.  During the exercise periods, 233 040 subscription rights were exercised and 233 040 new shares of the company were created.  The number of shares decreased from 21 873 705 to 21 530 195.  The total number of VVPR strips increased from 3 574 745 to 3 807 785 as a consequence of the conversion of subscription rights.

31.12.2004
A total of 220 300 NV Bekaert SA shares were repurchased in 2004 at an average price of € 46.28 and subsequently cancelled, in order to avoid a possible future dilution of the voting rights of the existing shares as a result of the conversion of subscription rights into shares. Following the cancellation of the shares, the Articles of Association of NV Bekaert SA were amended accordingly.

Contact info

Jérôme Lebecque
Head of Investor Relations

President Kennedypark 18
B-8500 Kortrijk (Belgium)
Telephone: +32 56 23 05 11

BTW BE 0405.388.536
RPR Kortrijk

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better together

  • transmission-cable

    Situation

    Alcan and Bekaert joined forces to install 210 miles of transmission cable

    Solution

    Bekaert seamlessly adjusted the lengths of the reels to help Alcan’s trucks drive through mountainous terrain

    Result

    Alcan could meet their customer’s delivery requirements

  • Algeciras-port

    Situation

    Optimal reinforcement required for the concrete pavement of the Algeciras port terminal in Spain.

    Solution

    Concrete strengthened with Dramix steel fibers, offering high fatigue resistance and load bearing capacity.

    Result

    The solution largely exceeds the Spanish standard for the design and construction of port pavement set at a durability of at least 25 years.

  • ski

    Situation

    Skiers count on safety when they go up the mountain

    Solution

    In close cooperation Bekaert developed superior quality wires that meet the technical customer requirements of ropeway constructors

    Result

    The customer handles the production of the cables, but also on-site weaving (or splicing) and installation. The cables have a life expectancy up to 40 years

  • Bezinal-2000

    Situation

    Although zinc provides a barrier to corrosion in most environments, specific conditions accelerate the corrosion process

    Solution

    Bekaert, drawing from its deep expertise in coating technology, has developed an advanced zinc/aluminum coating

    Result

    Bezinal® 2000 increases corrosion resistance with up to 500% compared to traditional galvanization

  • Bezinal-Plus-cardoor-lock

    Situation

    Although zinc provides a barrier to corrosion in most environments, specific conditions accelerate the corrosion process

    Solution

    Bekaert, drawing from its deep expertise in coating technology, has developed an advanced zinc/aluminum coating

    Result

    The Bezinal®PLUS coating eliminates expensive supplementary coatings for many applications, thus ensuring increased wear life for spring wire applications

  • Brickforce

    Situation

    Want to create long aesthetical walls and avoid movement joints

    Solution

    Applying Brickforce® allows me to double my joint distance

    Result

    With Brickforce® masonry reinforcement I can create new and exciting masonry wall design

  • Dramix-civil

    Situation

    You want to apply innovative solutions tailored to your projects

    Solution

    We analyze possibilities and come with economical solutions

    Result

    Save money and time during construction

  • Dramix-club

    Situation

    Learning about and finding your specific situation for an innovative and safe concrete reinforcement

    Solution

    Dramix® Club serves you with product info, design tools and execution details

    Result

    All specialists in the construction in industry can find ready-to-use tools & info

  • Drapo

    Situation

    Customer wants to design safely and economically

    Solution

    Bekaert offered and learned how to design industrial floors using the Drapo online software tool

    Result

    Customers have a fast way of design, with a full back-up team

  • Dramix

    Situation

    Looking for new opportunities for high performance constructions

    Solution

    Dramix® offers constructors an efficient and cost effective concrete reinforcement

    Result

    Gain on labor and time

  • concrete-pipe

    Situation

    We had huge rebar stocks and were dependent on our suppliers of traditional rebar

    Solution

    With Bekaert’s help, we switched to Dramix® for all our concrete pipe diameters

    Result

    Now we can respond easily to the specific demand of our customers

  • using-Dramix

    Situation

    I want to increase my productivity

    Solution

    Skip mesh placing by using Dramix®

    Result

    Can offer my customers a faster and more economical solution

  • Bekaert-lab

    Situation

    We need a safe solution and huge monthly volumes

    Solution

    Via tests in the Bekaert lab, we worked out the required fiber mix with the lowest cost to serve our customers

    Result

    Cost efficiency must not be a compromise on quality

  • Mesh-track

    Situation

    Our concrete taxiways were in a terrible state

    Solution

    Mesh track was the only alternative for us to solve the problem

    Result

    In an 8 year period, we had only positive experiences with this durable solution

  • Murfor

    Situation

    Want to create long aesthetical walls and avoid movement joints

    Solution

    Applying Murfor® allows me to double my joint distance

    Result

    Using Murfor®, I can create modern masonry walls

  • Stucanet

    Situation

    As an architect, I want unlimited possibilities to create round forms

    Solution

    Applying Stucanet® allows an easy execution

    Result

    Ease of use is not a compromise on creativity

  • burner

    Situation

    Customer demand for compact boiler design through a total solution.

    Solution

    Joint development of an environment-friendly burner system.

    Result

    Customers improve their competitiveness.

  • muselet

    Situation

    ICAS-HITE-Schneider group face ever higher demands and improving manufacturing standards for champagne muselets, the wire nets over the corks on sparkling wines

    Solution

    Development of Bekilacq®, a galvanized wire which we can lacquer in any color and doesn’t flake

    Result

    Bekaert continuous to cherish and support their unique partnership with the ICAS-HITE’s group

  • diesel-particulate-filter

    Situation

    Ever-tougher emission standards and legislation are forcing OEMs to develop ever-cleaner engines.

    Solution

    A sintered metal fiber web made of Bekaert metal fibers is used in a diesel particulate filter to lower the emission and to make filter maintenance redundant.

    Result

    Customers discover that filtration based on metal fibers is an excellent alternative to traditional ceramic filters.

  • booster

    Situation

    Increasing regulation and demand for product certification.

    Solution

    Dramix® booster: a proportioning device to integrate in ready mix depots.

    Result

    Automated mixing in set proportions.

  • Dramix-green

    Situation

    Fight corrosion as one of the main causes of damage to reinforced concrete.

    Solution

    Development of Dramix®Green containing a new corrosion inhibitor.

    Result

    Checking for surface defects in the concrete is no longer needed and rust stains are a thing of the past.

  • diesel-engine

    Situation

    Development of an environment-friendly diesel engine for trucks.

    Solution

    A revolutionary cable, strong and weather-proof.

    Result

    EURO 5-proof solution applied in a quarter of all trucks in Europe.

  • elevator

    Situation

    Nork-2 and Bekaert joined forces to develop a solution for a lightweight, energy efficient machine room-less elevator.

    Solution

    Bekaert created Flexisteel®, an thin but very durable elevator rope that runs perfectly on the small diameter sheaves of the compact Nork-2 machines. Its properties not only exceed those of conventional elevator cables, it also allows a more economical elevator design than flat belts.

    Result

    Thanks to Bekaert and Flexisteel® Nork-2 can service the elevator industry with a competitive MRL solution.

  • wiper-blade

    Situation

    Intensive relationship leads to co-development.

    Solution

    Developing a flat wire allowing simplified wiper blade production & design.

    Result

    New dynamic in wiper blade industry.

  • flexible-pipe

    Situation

    In the offshore oil and gas industry, flexible pipe manufacturers are looking more and more for wires with sour resistant properties.

    Solution

    Based on rolling and heat treatment technologies, Bekaert creates niche solutions tailored to the customers'needs.

    Result

    Customers receive added value way down the supply chain.

  • guardrail

    Situation

    In the US, medians are generally not protected by a guardrail, the resulting head-on accidents often take a huge toll.

    Solution

    The integration of a Bekaert cable in the K-12 rated median barrier system, developed by Gibraltar.

    Result

    A tight partnership between Bekaert and Gibraltar Cable Barrier System resulted in the installation of the new system in 15 different states across North America.

  • heating-cord

    Situation

    Cut emissions of Nox Nitrogen oxides in diesel engines, which involves injecting a urea-based liquid into the exhaust.

    Solution

    Bekaert heating cord is a special plastic-coated stainless-steel cable with a specific electrical resistance, reinforcing the injection hose.

    Result

    Today, Bekaert heating cord is fitted as standard to about a quarter of all the trucks in Europe.

  • high-voltage-power-line

    Situation

    Growing demand for transmission capacity, requiring resistance to increasing operating temperatures.

    Solution

    A steel core based conductor concept based on Bekaert wires with increased strength and an alternative coating

    Result

    Increased power grid capacity within the existing high voltage power lines network.

  • general-cable

    Situation

    Approximately 70% of transmission lines in the U.S. are more than 25 years old

    Solution

    Bekaert supplied General Cable all of the ACSR 7-wire strand for a project that involved 4 million feet of transmission cable

    Result

    Bekaert is a reliable global partner for General Cable’s future growth

  • shovel

    Situation

    Maximizing the efficiency of mechanical shovels by improving long-lasting wire rope

    Solution

    Incorporating a flat wire around the rope in the area where damage was occurring

    Result

    70% reduction in shovel downtime

  • wind-turbine

    Situation

    Ultra-strong and length-stable material is needed to reinforce synchronous belts which drive wind turbine blades.

    Solution

    A high-quality steel cord comprised of 83 twisted wires.

    Result

    Optimum tensile strength, length stability and adhesion with the rubber belt providing the wind turbine manufacturer with a substantially lighter, maintenance-free and space-saving solution.

  • steel-cord

    Situation

    Request for close contact with and tailor-made advice from Bekaert.

    Solution

    Bekaert teams visit customers’ plants to check on how our product is performing.

    Result

    Close to our steel cord customers, literally and figuratively.

  • HITE

    Situation

    Combining perfection and high production speed + maintain the rapid pace of growth.

    Solution

    The launch of a total quality management (TQM) project at the HITE plant in Spain.

    Result

    Higher output, a significant waste reduction and high cost savings for both parties.

  • wire-rod

    Situation

    Secure customer supply of our products despite extremely high market demand for wire rod and supply shortage.

    Solution

    Carry on Bekaert’s strategy of sourcing locally and maintaining good relations with suppliers.

    Result

    Continued production and delivery guarantee.

  • forklift

    Situation

    Preventing forklift accidents on the shop floor involving impact damage and personal injury

    Solution

    A wireless safety monitoring system that fully controls forklift access by means of specific identification keys, reports impact detection in real time, disables the forklift and sounds an audible alarm upon impact.

    Result

    Increased operator accountability has improved driving behavior and repair costs were brought down considerably.

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