Glossary

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AMF (Autorité des MarchésFinanciers) The AMF is the French securities regulator. It governs and oversees the conduct and professional ethics of the financial markets and protects the interests of shareholders.

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Capital gain Profit made at the sale of a share, equal to the difference between its sale price and its purchase price.
Custodial fees Fees paid to the financial intermediary holding the share account. In general, these fees amount to a percentage of the portfolio or a fixed sum per line held. If your shares are pure registered shares, the custodial fees are paid by Technip.
CAC 40 The index was officially launched on January 1, 1988 with a base value of 1,000 on December 31, 1987. The CAC 40 is the recognized benchmark for the French cash equity market. The index represents a capitalization weighted measure of the 40 most significant values among the 100 highest on the Paris Stock Exchange. The most important companies have the most influence on the index.

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DSS The Deferred Settlement Service (“SRD”) is a mechanism that allows French investors to take a long or short leveraged position. The intermediary finances the client’s position. For a fee, the financial intermediary allows the deference of payment of orders or delivery of the securities until the last trading day of the month.
DJSI (Dow Jones Sustainability Index) Launched in 1999, the DJSI was the first index to track the financial performances of the leading sustainability driven companies worldwide.
Dividend Share of the net profit of a company that is distributed to shareholders. The dividend amount is voted by the Annual General Meeting of shareholders after approval of the year’s accounts and the allocation of profit by the Board of Directors.

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EPS (Earning Per Share) Financial indicator corresponding to net profit divided by the number of shares outstanding.
Euronext First Pan-European Exchange created by the merger between Amsterdam Exchanges, Brussels Exchanges, Lisbon Stock Exchange and Paris Stock Exchange. For regulatory reasons, the four market operators, now wholly-owned subsidiaries of Euronext NV, are named Euronext Amsterdam, Euronext Brussels, Euronext Lisbon and Euronext Paris. Euronext also has shares in the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE) dedicated to derivatives markets.

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Income from recurring activities Difference between the revenues and the expenses linked to the manufacture of products, their distribution and sale and the amortization of the company’s investments. It is an indicator of the company’s ability to generate the margin needed for its operations and development.
Institutional investor An institutional investor is an entity, company, mutual fund or insurance corporation that has a large amount of money or assets to invest. These investors are responsible for a great percentage of the overall volume for stocks and bonds.
ISIN (International Securities Identification Number) Identification number of shares listed on the stock market. Technip’s ISIN code is FR0000131708

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Market capitalization Market value of a company at a given moment. It is equal to the share price multiplied by the number of outstanding shares.

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Net income Profit or loss of the company obtained by adding together operating income from recurring activities, other operating income and expenses, financial income, income form equity affiliates and income from discontinued activities and after deduction of taxes.
Nominal value Original value of the share shown on the certificate. The market capital is the multiplication of the nominal value and the number of shares.

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Operating income (or loss) A measure of a company's results from continuing operations before interest payments and income tax are deducted.

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PER (Price Earning Ratio) A valuation of a company’s share price compared to its net earnings per share. This ratio measures the share price as a multiple of earnings

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Quorum Negotiable title representing a fraction of a company’s capital. A share gives its holder (the shareholder) ownership of the associated title and certain rights

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Share EBIT plus amortization and impairment losses on intangible assets and depreciation and impairment losses on property, plant and equipment, minus impairment loss reversals.

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Treasury shares Percentage of the shares making up the capital of a company that are held either directly or indirectly by the issuing company.

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Yield Ratio corresponding to the relationship between the dividend and the share price.

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AMF (Autorité des MarchésFinanciers) The AMF is the French securities regulator. It governs and oversees the conduct and professional ethics of the financial markets and protects the interests of shareholders.
Capital gain Profit made at the sale of a share, equal to the difference between its sale price and its purchase price.
Custodial fees Fees paid to the financial intermediary holding the share account. In general, these fees amount to a percentage of the portfolio or a fixed sum per line held. If your shares are pure registered shares, the custodial fees are paid by Technip.
CAC 40 The index was officially launched on January 1, 1988 with a base value of 1,000 on December 31, 1987. The CAC 40 is the recognized benchmark for the French cash equity market. The index represents a capitalization weighted measure of the 40 most significant values among the 100 highest on the Paris Stock Exchange. The most important companies have the most influence on the index.
DSS The Deferred Settlement Service (“SRD”) is a mechanism that allows French investors to take a long or short leveraged position. The intermediary finances the client’s position. For a fee, the financial intermediary allows the deference of payment of orders or delivery of the securities until the last trading day of the month.
DJSI (Dow Jones Sustainability Index) Launched in 1999, the DJSI was the first index to track the financial performances of the leading sustainability driven companies worldwide.
Dividend Share of the net profit of a company that is distributed to shareholders. The dividend amount is voted by the Annual General Meeting of shareholders after approval of the year’s accounts and the allocation of profit by the Board of Directors.
EPS (Earning Per Share) Financial indicator corresponding to net profit divided by the number of shares outstanding.
Euronext First Pan-European Exchange created by the merger between Amsterdam Exchanges, Brussels Exchanges, Lisbon Stock Exchange and Paris Stock Exchange. For regulatory reasons, the four market operators, now wholly-owned subsidiaries of Euronext NV, are named Euronext Amsterdam, Euronext Brussels, Euronext Lisbon and Euronext Paris. Euronext also has shares in the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE) dedicated to derivatives markets.
Income from recurring activities Difference between the revenues and the expenses linked to the manufacture of products, their distribution and sale and the amortization of the company’s investments. It is an indicator of the company’s ability to generate the margin needed for its operations and development.
Institutional investor An institutional investor is an entity, company, mutual fund or insurance corporation that has a large amount of money or assets to invest. These investors are responsible for a great percentage of the overall volume for stocks and bonds.
ISIN (International Securities Identification Number) Identification number of shares listed on the stock market. Technip’s ISIN code is FR0000131708
Market capitalization Market value of a company at a given moment. It is equal to the share price multiplied by the number of outstanding shares.
Net income Profit or loss of the company obtained by adding together operating income from recurring activities, other operating income and expenses, financial income, income form equity affiliates and income from discontinued activities and after deduction of taxes.
Nominal value Original value of the share shown on the certificate. The market capital is the multiplication of the nominal value and the number of shares.
PER (Price Earning Ratio) A valuation of a company’s share price compared to its net earnings per share. This ratio measures the share price as a multiple of earnings
Quorum Negotiable title representing a fraction of a company’s capital. A share gives its holder (the shareholder) ownership of the associated title and certain rights
Share EBIT plus amortization and impairment losses on intangible assets and depreciation and impairment losses on property, plant and equipment, minus impairment loss reversals.
Treasury shares Percentage of the shares making up the capital of a company that are held either directly or indirectly by the issuing company.
Yield Ratio corresponding to the relationship between the dividend and the share price.