The share capital of the Parent Company is divided into two series of shares, A and B. Both series carry the same rights, except that each Series A share carries the right to one vote and each Series B share carries the right to one tenth of a vote. The shares quota value is SEK 1.20.
Cash dividend decided by the Annual General Meeting 2012 was SEK 3.00 (2.50) per share or total of SEK 6,082.3 million (5,068.6).
During 2012 AB Volvo transferred, free of consideration, 250,922 treasury B-shares, with a total quota value of 301,106.40 SEK, to participants of Volvo Group’s long-term, share-based incentive program for Group and senior executives in the Volvo Group, as accelerated allotment. The transferred treasury shares represent an insignificant portion of the share capital of AB Volvo.
Unrestricted equity in the Parent Company as of December 31, 2012 amounted to SEK 31,346 million (32,268).