During January-December 2015, the volume of trades on Nasdaq Helsinki was 113,736,958 shares, equivalent to a turnover of EUR 4,529 million. Wärtsilä's shares are also traded on alternative exchanges, such as Chi-X, Turquoise, and BATS. The total trading volume on these alternative exchanges was 76,773,406 shares.
Shares and shareholders
|Shares on Nasdaq Helsinki|
|31.12.2015||Number of shares and votes||Number of shares traded 1-12/2015|
|WRT1V||197 241 130||113 736 958|
|1.1. - 31.12.2015||High||Low||Average1||Close|
|1||Trade-weighted average price|
|MEUR||8 314||7 315|
During the financial period, Wärtsilä was informed of the following changes in ownership:
On 10 September, BlackRock, Inc. increased its holding in Wärtsilä. Following the transaction BlackRock, Inc. owned 10,019,838 shares or 5.08% of Wärtsilä’s share capital and total votes.