Key Figures

Key Figures

  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
           
Results of operations          
Sales 857 959.7 1,060.7 1,042.0 1,138.9
Gross profit 155.6 174.6 202.9 206.5 205.1
Gross profit margin in % 18.2% 18.2% 19.1% 19.8% 18.0%
EBIT 49.3 56.7 81.6 78.4 72.2
EBIT margin in % 5.8% 5.9% 7.7% 7.5% 6.4%
Adjusted EBIT 59.3 70.7 94.0 90.4 91.2
Adjusted EBIT margin 6.9% 7.4% 8.9% 8.7% 8.0%
Result for the period 24.2 32.7 51.7 43.5 41.0
Adjusted result for the period 28.8 43.7 62.2 53.7 52.7
Undiluted earnings per share 0.54 0.72 1.14 0.98 0.95
Adjusted undiluted earnings per share 0.63 0.96 1.37 1.18 1.16
Dividend per share 0.27 0.32 0.40 0.44 0.45
           
Net Assets          
Balance sheet total 536.4 645.2 888.5 1,014.01 998.1
Equity 222.2 248.6 287.8 304.91 301.0
Equity ratio in % 41.4% 38.5% 32.4% 30.1% 30.2%
Cash and cash equivalents 23.9 44.2 145.7 344.6 278.8
Net debt 123.0 137.1 122.4 97.1 105.5
Net Working Capital 76.1 102.7 116.6 110.31 120.6
Net Working Capital/sales 9.4% 10.9% 12.0% 10.9% 11.0%
           
Financial position          
Cash flow from operating activities before income tax paid 63.0 48.8 79.5 106.4 74.1
Cash Conversion Rate2 in % 106.2% 69.0% 84.6% 117.7% 81.3%
Net cash flow from operating activities 54.0 36.0 63.1 92.7 56.8
Cash flow from investing activities -23.5 -29.5 -139.2 89.8 -84.3
Purchase of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets -23.2 -24.7 -28.1 -25.0 -27.1
Free Cash Flow 3 30.8 11.3 35.0 67.7 29.7
           
Yield          
Dividend yield 2.5% 2.9% 3.2% 3.2% 2.5%
Return on Capital Employed (ROCE)4 11.7% 11.0% 10.7% 9.1% 9.5%
           
Employees          
Employees (on average) 3,106 3,346 3,325 3,259 3,565
Sales per employee (kEUR) 275.9 286.8 319.1 319.7 319.5

1) Adjusted according to IAS 8.42 (cp. Section 2.4 “Changes in Accounting Policies” incl. in the Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements)
2) Cash flow from operating activities before income tax paid divided by adjusted EBIT
3) Net cash flow from operating activities less investments in property, plant and equipment and intangible assets
4) ROCE = EBIT / (total assets-current liabilities)