At present, the Board of Directors of SP Group primarily intends to apply profits to strengthen the Company's financial position and finance initiatives that can contribute to profitable growth. The Board of Directors proposes dividend of DKK 10.00 per share to the shareholders, as the Group has reached its goal that EBIT should exceed 5% of revenue, and that the Equity ratio should exceed 25%. NIBD/EBITDA is below 3.5.
During the year, the SPG share was traded at prices between 641 and 1,249. The share price was DKK 674 at the beginning of the year and DKK 1,095 at year end, corresponding to a market value of DKK 2,494.4 million. The market value at the end of 2017 was the highest among the Small Cap companies on Nasdaq Copenhagen. As from 1 January 2018, SP Group was moved to Mid Cap.
In 2017, the return on the share was 63.4%, including dividend of DKK 6.00. The return on the SPG share was thus considerably higher than the general development on Nasdaq Copenhagen.
In the period from 1 January 2010 to 31 December 2017, the SPG share yielded a total return of 2,501%, including dividend.