Key Financial Figures

Order intake1,012.2956.91,182.71,149.71,266.3
Order backlog at 31.12.560.5417.3574.9557.5606.2
Exports in %8284858689
Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT)-130.713.335.987.181.4
Earnings before taxes (EBT)-138.15.529.781.078.5
Net profit/loss-153.70.326.982.281.1
Earnings per share in €-9.310.031.624.984.91
Balance sheet total1,098.01,014.7976.91,085.51,163.9
Investment in intangible assets, property, plant and equipment32.321.728.431.950.1
Depreciation on intangible assets, property, plant and equipment59.630.529.127.731.0
Cash flows from operating activities34.143.2-15.321.923.8
Dividend paid per share in €---0.500.90
Personnel: annual average6,2576,0585,2865,2875,450
of which apprentices
(annual average)



Cost of sales-820.5-861.6
Gross profit346.6356.0
Research and development costs-59.3-48.4
Distribution costs-144.1-141.0
Administrative expenses-80.4-80.5
Other operating income and expenses, other financial results24.3-4.7
Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT)87.181.4
Interest result-6.1-2.9
Earnings before taxes (EBT)81.078.5
Income tax expense1.22.6
Net profit/loss82.281.1
Earnings per share (in €)4.984.91
€m 31.12.201631.12.2017
Non-current assets
Intangible assets36.745.7
Property, plant and equipment202.8210.6
Investments, other financial receivables
and other assets
Deferred tax assets64.980.7
Current assets
Trade receivables209.0308.3
Other financial receivables and assets37.742.9
Current tax assets3.14.7
Cash and cash equivalents202.0142.4
Balance Sheet Total1,085.51,163.9
Equity and liabilities
Share capital43.043.0
Share premium87.587.5
Equity attributable to non-controlling interests0,5-
Non-current liabilities
Pension provisions212.5198.4
Other provisions23.227.1
Bank loans and other financial payables9.48.6
Other liabilities1.01.2
Deferred tax liabilities22.026.2
Current liabilities
Other provisions180.5144.6
Trade payables59.072.1
Bank loans and other financial payables94.5100.9
Other liabilities142.8150.6
Current tax liabilities2.810.2
Balance Sheet Total1,085.51,163.9
Earnings before taxes81.078.5
Appreciation/depreciation on intangible assets, property, plant and equipment5.331.0
Changes in provisions-13.7-30.9
Changes in inventories and other assets-35.1-74.2
Changes in payables and other liabilities-16.919.2
Other activities1.30.2
Cash flows from operating activities21.923.8
Proceeds from disposal of intangible assets, property, plant and equipment15.63.6
Payments for investment in intangible assets, property, plant and equipment-31.5-48.5
Proceeds from disposal of investments--0.1
Payments for investments-0.3-36.9
Payments for the acquisition of shares in consolidated companies-3.4-1.6
Dividends received-0.1
Cash flows from investing activities-19.6-83.4
Free cash flow2.3-59.6
Proceeds from loans22.810.2
Repayment of loans-8.8-1.0
Changes in equity attr. to non-conrolling interests-0.1-0.5
Changes in equity other-0.5
Dividends paid--8.3
Cash flows from financing activities13.90.9
Change in funds16.2-58.7
Effect of changes in exchange rates-0.5-0.9
Funds at beginning of period 186.3202.0
Funds at end of period 202.0142.4
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