CHART GENERATOR

€ million 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
1 According to the cash flow statement
Earnings performance
Net sales7 10735 11363 12845 15024 15327
EBIT-Marginin % of net sales 1, 7 15 16 14 17 17
Operating result EBIT 1, 7 1611 1762 1843 2481 2525
EBITDA1, 7 3069 3123 3354 4415 4282
EBITDA pre1, 7 3253 3388 3630 4490 4414
EBITDA-Margin pre% of net sales 1, 7 30 30 28 30 29
Profit before income tax7 1389 1557 1487 2154 2224
Profit after tax7 1209 1165 1124 1633 2610
Assets and liabilities
Total assets3, 7 20819 26010 38081 38258 35621
Non-current assets3, 7 13434 15530 30737 30589 28166
Current assets3, 7 7385 10480 7344 7670 7455
Financial liabilities7 3698 5637 13713 12597 10823
Net equity7 11069 11801 12855 14050 14066
Equity ratio in %1, 7 53 45 34 37 40
Liquidity
Investments in intangible assets4, 7 110 143 179 132 392
Capital expenditure on property, plant and equipment4, 7 407 481 514 716 919
Business free cash flow1, 7 2960 2605 2766 3318 3318
Net financial debt1, 7 307 559 12654 11513 10144
Share ratios
Earnings per share (in €)2, 7 3 3 3 4 6
Research and development
Research and development costs7 1507 1704 1709 1976 2140
Employees
Employees(number as of December 31) 7 38154 39639 49613 50348 52880
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Not defined by International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS).
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Taking into account the share split in 2014; fiscal 2013 has been adjusted accordingly.
3
Fiscal 2016 has been adjusted, see Note (4) ‟Acquisitions and divestments” in the Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements.
4
According to the Consolidated Cash Flow Statement.
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In fiscal 2014, a 2:1 share split took place.
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Proposal on the appropriation of profits for 2017.
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The figures in the summary have been rounded and are presented without decimal places.
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