Many of the world's leading stock markets had a weak development in 2011 in the wake of the debt crisis in Europe and concern for the global economy. The Volvo share also had a negative development.
The Volvo share is listed on the Nasdaq OMX Nordic Exchange in Sweden. One A share entitles the holder to one vote at Annual General Meetings and one B share entitles the holder to one tenth of a vote. Dividends are the same for both classes of shares.
The Volvo share is included in a large number of indexes that are compiled by Dow Jones, FTSE, S&P and Nasdaq OMX Nordic.