Outstanding shares

Number of outstanding shares
October 31, 2017
A sharesC sharesTotal number of shares
Total number of issued shares 2,170,019,294 24,152,508 2,194,171,802
Repurchased own shares for hedging of long-term incentive programmes

27,276,334-

0 27,276,334-
Repurchased own shares for capital purposes* 0 0 0
Total number of outstanding shares

2,142,742,960

24,152,508

2,166,895,468

* 2017 AGM decision, no repurchases made.