Key Figures

€m 2016 2015 1) Changes
Financial performance      
Sales revenue 769.8 789.5 – 2.5%
thereof outside Germany 73% 71%
thereof in Germany 27% 29%
EBITDA before non-recurring charges 2) 69.9 63.9 9.4%
Operating profit/loss (EBIT) before non-recurring charges 2)
20.7 13.7 51.1%
Result from continuing operations before income taxes – 27.2 – 45.4 40.1%
Consolidated net result (attributable to the shareholders of the parent
company)
– 111.7 – 295.0 62.1%
Return on sales (EBIT-margin)3) 2.7% 1.7% 1.0 % - points
Return on capital employed (ROCE EBITDA)4) 8.4% 7.9% 0.5 % - points
Earnings per share, basic and diluted (in €) – 1.19 – 3.22 63.0%
Net assets      
Equity attributable to shareholders of the parent company 331.8 289.3 14.7%
Total assets 1,899.2 1,856.1 2.3%
Net financial debt 449.4 534.2 -15.9%
Equity ratio 5) 17.5% 15.6% 1.9 % - points
Gearing 6) 1.35 1.85 – 26.6%
Headcount 7) 5,384 5,658 – 4.8%
Financial position      
Payments to purchase intangible assets and property, plant and equipment 34.6 44.4 22.1%
Depreciation/amortization expense 49.2 50.2 – 2.0%
Working capital 254.2 255.1 – 0.4%
Free cash flow 8) – 48.1 – 99.3 51.6%

 

1) Adjusted to reflect PP as discontinued operations

2) Before non-recurring items of €3.0 million and minus €6.8 million in 2016 and 2015, respectively

3) EBIT before non-recurring charges to sales revenue

4) EBITDA before non-recurring charges to average capital employed - continuing operations (total of goodwill, other intangible assets, property, plant and equipment, investments accounted for At-Equity and working capital)

5) Equity attributable to the shareholders of the parent company to total assets

6) Net financial debt to equity attributable to the shareholders of the parent company

7) As of Dec. 31, including discontinued operations

8) Cash flow from operating activities (continued operations) minus cash flow from investing activities (continued operations)