Key Figures

€m 2015 2014 Changes
Financial performance      
Sales revenue 1,322.9 1,335.6 – 1.0%
thereof outside Germany 80% 80%
thereof in Germany 20% 20%
EBITDA before non-recurring charges1) 121.1 84.1 44.0%
EBIT before non-recurring charges 1) 32.6 2.7 > 100%
Result before tax – 182.1 – 104.4 – 74.4%
Consolidated net result2) – 295.0 – 247.0 – 19.4%
Return on sales (ROS)3) 2.5% 0.2% 2.3 % - points
Return on capital employed (ROCE EBITDA)4) 5) 9.0% 5.9% 3.1 % - points
Earnings per share, basic (in €) – 3.22 – 3.26 1.2%
Net assets      
Equity attributable to shareholders of the parent company 289.3 567.6 – 49.0%
Total assets 1,856.1 2,170.3 – 14.5%
Net debt 534.2 389.9 37.0%
Equity ratio 6) 15.6% 26.2% – 10.6 % - points
Gearing 7) 1.85 0.69 > 100%
Number of employees (December 31)8) 5,658 6,342 – 10.8%
Financial position      
Capital expenditure in property, plant and equipment and intangible assets 74.9 132.6 – 43.5%
Depreciation and amortization 88.5 81.4 8.7%
Working capital 450.3 462.4 – 2.6%
Free cash flow 9) – 74.9 – 121.3 38.3%

 

1 Before non-recurring charges of €160.9 million in 2015 and €51.2 million in 2014
2 Consolidated net result (attributable to shareholders of the parent company)
3 Ratio of EBIT before non-recurring charges to sales revenue
4 Ratio of EBITDA before non-recurring charges to average capital employed
5 Average capital employed (= the sum of goodwill, other intangible assets, property, plant and equipment and working capital, each at beginning of year and end of year)
6 Shareholders’ equity to total assets
7 Net debt to equity attributable to shareholders
8 As of December 31, including discontinued operations
9 Net cash provided by operating activities (continuing operations) less net cash used for investing activities (continuing operations)