Data per share

2018 2017(a) 2016(a)
(in euros) (12 months) (12 months) (6 months)
Earnings per share      
Basic Group share of net profit per share 14.30 12.58 6.27
Diluted Group share of net profit per share 14.25 12.50 6.22
Dividend per share      
Interim cash dividend 2.00 1.60 -
Final cash dividend 4.00 3.40 1.40
Gross amount paid in cash for the fiscal year(b) 6.00(c) 5.00 1.40
(a)
Restated to reflect in particular the application of IFRS 9 Financial instruments.
(b)
Excluding the impact of tax regulations applicable to recipients.
(c)
For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018, amount proposed at the Shareholders' Meeting of April 18, 2019.