During January-December 2017, the volume of trades on Nasdaq Helsinki was 89,407,327 shares, equivalent to a turnover of EUR 4,800 million. Wärtsilä's shares are also traded on alternative exchanges, such as Turquoise, BATS CXE, and BATS BXE. The total trading volume on these alternative exchanges was 60,463,921 shares.
|Shares on Nasdaq Helsinki|
|Number of||Number of|
|shares and||shares traded|
|WRT1V||197 241 130||89 407 327|
|1.1. - 31.12.2017||High||Low||Average 1||Close|
|1||Trade-weighted average price|
|Market capitalisation, EUR million||10 375||8 418|
|Foreign shareholders, %||55.9||55.0|
During the review period January-December 2017, BlackRock Inc. informed Wärtsilä of the following changes in ownership. The total number of shares held by BlackRock, Inc. remained above 5% of Wärtsilä’s share capital and total votes throughout the review period.
|Release date||Transaction date||Shareholder||Threshold||Direct holding, %||Total holding, %|
|23.11.2017||22.11.2017||BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited||Above 5%||4.63||5.05|
|30.11.2017||29.11.2017||BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited||Above 5%||5.10||5.47|