Technology Consulting & Engineering
B Nanterre 348 607 417
40, avenue André Morizet 92513 Boulogne-Billancourt
34 378 174.13 €
Number of shares registered on the capital
33 820 747 shares
French Société Anonyme with a Board of Directors
1st january to
share price over 12 months
Over the last three years, ALTEN SA has paid the following net dividends per share:
|(in euros per share)||2012||2011||2010|
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