Shares are categorised as "bearer shares" when the name of the owner is not disclosed to the issuing company. However, these shares are not anonymous since they appear in the account managed by the financial intermediary. In France, most shares traded on the Stock Exchange belong to this category.
Shares are categorised as "registered shares" when the name of the shareholder appears in the share register of the company. The use of registered shares makes communication between the company and its registered shareholders easier. This method may take two forms:
In the case of Danone, BNP Paribas Securities Services is in charge of managing registered shares.
This formula is advantageous to persons who do not intend to make frequent trades in the Danone shares they hold.
NUMBER OF STOCKS OUTSTANDING:
On May 17, 2016, 655,892,000 ordinary shares, nominal value € 0.25 per share.
NUMBER OF SHARES OUTSTANDING:
Danone shares are listed on Euronext Paris and on the Swiss Stock exchange, the SWX Suisse Exchange.
MAIN CODES AND TICKERS: