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Key Figures

Key figures, consolidated - IFRS (EUR millions) 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2018/2017
Revenue 103.4 116.1 118.8 130.8 118.5 131.4 -2.3%
Operating profit - EBIT (1) 23.0 28.1 34.9 46.2 32.7 46.1 -19.7%
Net profit (group share) 19.6 35.2 23.9 32.8 23.7 35.5
+47.1%
Investments 1.4 1.3 1.7 0.2 -5.0 22.4 -25.0%
Cash generated from operations 22.6 33.3 27.3 60.7 32.6 54.8 +22.2%
Total equity (31 December, before profit allocation) 141.8 141.3 105.3 97.4 78.2 73.5
+34.2%
Net cash position (31 December) (2) 45.5 58.5 24.8 32.1 -3.4 -8.5 +135.7%
Net working capital at 31 December (3) 48.5 40.7 42.9 34.7 46.8 38.4 -5.2%
Number of employees 464 477 493 481 485 512 -3.2%
Data per share (EUR) 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2018/2017
Average number of shares excl. treasury shares                                                  14.016.921 13,531,196 13,514,301 13,501,815 13,513,053 13,513,053
+0.1%
Basic net profit (group share) (4) 1.4 2.60 1.77 2.43 1.76 2.63
+46.9%
Gross dividend (interim + final dividend) 0.50   1.00 1.30 1.00 2.00
+0.0%
Equity per share 10.18 9.33 7.79 7.22 5.79 5.44 +27.5%
Ratios (%) 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2018/2017
Gross margin (%) 71.6% 71.1% 73.7% 74.3% 71.1% 74.5%
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EBIT margin (%) (1) 22.3% 24.2% 29.4% 35.3% 27.6% 35.1%
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Net margin (5) 19.0% 30.3% 20.1% 25.1% 20.5% 26.8%
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Payout ratio (gross dividend/net profit)  35.7% 38.5% 56.5% 53.5% 56.8% 76.0%
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Dividend yield (gross dividend/average share price)              2.3% 4.3% 3.0% 4.2% 3.5% 5.4% -
Return on equity - ROE (6) 13.9% 33.4% 24.5% 42.0% 32.3% 52.3%
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Return on capital employed - ROCE (7) 27.3% 54.7% 36.3% 50.3% 35.3% 54.3%
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(1) EBIT means “Earnings Before Interests and Taxes” and corresponds to the operating result before interests and taxes. The EBIT margin is the EBIT divided by the revenue.
(2) The net cash position is the cash and cash equivalents less the financial liabilities and the other long term debts (incl. their short term portion).
(3) The working capital = stocks + trade receivables – trade payables.
(4) Calculated based on the number of shares excluding treasury shares and warrants.
(5) The net profit margin is the net profit (group share) divided by the revenue.
(6) This return is the result of the net profit (group share) divided by (the shareholders’ equity at the beginning of the year less the final dividend decided during the Ordinary General Meeting of May).
(7) Net profit (group share)/(goodwill + intangible and tangible assets + stocks)