Share performance and trading
Neste Oil’s stock closed 2011 at 34.7% below the price at the end of 2010. The share price started the year at EUR 12.00, reached EUR 14.70 at its highest and EUR 6.19 at its lowest. The weighted average price was EUR 10.22. The closing price at the end of the year was EUR 7.81, giving the company a market capitalization on December 31 of EUR 2.0 billion.
The share price showed strong daily fluctuation during the year and trading was brisk. Average daily trading on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki amounted to some 1.1 million shares, or 0.4% of the company’s shares, equivalent to EUR 11.5 million. The average monthly trading volume was 23.8 million shares, or EUR 242.9 million. During the year as a whole, 285.2 million shares were traded, accounting for 111% of stock. In addition to the Helsinki Stock Exchange, Neste Oil shares were also traded through several Multilateral Trading Facilities (MTFs).