Key Figures

 

Amounts in EUR thousands

Operating results 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Revenues 818,602 712,554 661,536 713,960 668,357
Gross profit 312,155 247,710 233,644 249,226 247,289
Result before depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) 120,813 66,698 69,444 85,963 87,006
Result from operations (EBIT) 81,613 29,178 42,909 61,081 62,166
Net result for the period 56,696 11,731 20,620 35,609 34,463

 

Cash flow statement 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Cash generated from operating activities, before interest & tax 119,739 102,201 80,320 65,569 63,716
Net cash from (to) operating activities 93,652 85,601 64,552 49,095 43,183
Investing activities (17,859) (28,395) (32,418) (37,294) (28,690)
Financing activities (10,723) (55,623) (26,461) (26,486) (47,120)

 

Financial position 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Total assets 938,155 851,440 839,568 865,128 877,818
Working capital 94,067 25,650 49,041 59,076 52,487
Equity 446,739 427,498 419,339 403,748 373,471
Net interest bearing debt 142,760 174,347 217,130 243,242 250,489

 

Various figures in proportion to sales 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Gross profit 38.1% 34.8% 35.3% 34.9% 37.0%
Selling and marketing expenses 13.6% 14.5% 14.4% 12.6% 11.9%
Research and development expenses 7.0% 7.8% 6.7% 5.8% 6.0%
Administrative expenses 7.3% 8.4% 7.8% 8.0% 8.0%
Wages and benefits 33.6% 37.6% 37.9% 33.9% 31.4%
Profit before depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) 14.8% 9.4% 10.5% 12.0% 13.0%
Depreciation/amortization 4.8% 5.3% 4.0% 3.5% 3.7%
Result from operations (EBIT) 10.0% 4.1% 6.5% 8.6% 9.3%
Net result for the period 6.9% 1.6% 3.1% 5.0% 5.2%

 

Other key ratios 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Current ratio 1.4 1.1 1.3 1.3 1.2
Quick ratio 1.0 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8
Equity ratio 47.6% 50.2% 49.9% 46.7% 42.5%
Return on owners' equity 13.0% 2.8% 5.0% 9.2% 9.6%
Return on total assets 6.0% 1.4% 2.4% 4.1% 3.9%

 

Key figures, normalized 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Revenue 818,062 712,554 661,536 713,960 668,357
Result from operations (EBIT) 99,895 48,778 42,909 61,081 73,152
EBIT as a % of sales 12.2% 6.8% 6.5% 8.6% 10.9%
Result before depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) 135,751 83,666 69,444 85,963 97,992
EBITDA as a % of revenues 16.6% 11.7% 10.5% 12.0% 14.7%
Leverage 1.05 2.08 3.13 2.83 2.56