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Key performance indicators

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

 2017

Income statement

 

 

 

 

   

Net sales

€ million

9,686

9,315

9,071

8,679

10,180

10,676

Change in net sales

%

2.4

-3.8

-2.6

-4.3

17.3

4.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Comparable operating profit

€ million

230

239

233

244

272.9

296.7

Comparable operating profit as percentage of net sales

%

2.4

2.6

2.6

2.8

2.7

2.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Profit for the year (incl. non-controlling interests)

€ million

136

185

108

117

114

269

Profit for the year as percentage of net sales

%

1.4

2.0

1.2

1.4

1.1

2.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Profitability

 

 

 

 

   

Return on equity

%

6.0

8.0

4.7

5.2

5.2

12.3

Return on equity, comparable

%

6.9

7.7

7.6

8.2

9.8

10.9

Return on capital employed

%

8.3

10.2

6.4

9.3

6.4

13.4

Return on capital employed, comparable

%

9.0

9.8

9.9

11.7

11.9

12.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Funding and financial position

 

 

 

 

   

Interest-bearing net debt

€ million

135.3

-126.4

-99.2

-448.1

123.3

135.9

Gearing

%

6.0

-5.4

-4.4

-20.0

5.8

6.1

Equity ratio

%

52.5

54.5

54.5

54.7

48.6

50.4

Interest-bearing net debt/EBITDA

 

0.4

-0.3

-0.3

-1.4

0.4

0.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Other performance indicators

 

 

 

 

   

Capital expenditure

€ million

378

171

194

219

743

350

Capital expenditure as percentage of net sales

%

3.9

1.8

2.1

2.5

7.3

3.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Cash flow from operating activities

€ million

382

414

304

276

170

302

Cash flow from investing activities

€ million

-391

-152

-182

217

-501

-88

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Personnel, average for the period

 

19,747

19,489

19,976

18,956

22,475

22,077

Personnel, as at 31 Dec.

 

24,080

23,863

23,794

21,935

27,657

24,983

 

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