Investor Relations

Roadshow recap

Martin Ziegenbalg, Head of IR, reviews topics we have heard on our recent roadshows and conferences.

Martin Ziegenbalg, Head of IR

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Q2 Reporting

August 7, 2018 – Conference Call

Dr Frank Appel (CEO) and Melanie Kreis (CFO) presented and explained the Group financial results for the reporting period during a conference call on 7 August 2018.

Selected key figures Q2 2018

    H1 2017
H1 2018
+/–% Q2 2017
Q2 2018
+/–%
Revenue
€m
29,696 29,775 0.3 14,813 15,026 1.4
Profit from operating activities (EBIT) €m
1,726 1,652 –4.3 841 747 –11.2
Return on sales1) % 5.8 5.5 5.7 5.0
EBIT after asset charge (EAC) €m
932 452 –51.5 445 139 –68.8
Consolidated net profit for the period2) €m
1,235 1,116 –9.6 602 516 –14.3
Free cash flow €m
–45 –391 <–100 385 288 –25.2
Net debt3) €m
1,938 13,375 >100
Earnings per share4) 1.02 0.91  –10.8 0.50  0.42  –16.0
Number of employees5)   519,544 532,859 2.6
1)
EBIT/revenue.
2)
After deduction of non-controlling interests.
3)
Prior-period amount as at 31 December, for the calculation see page 6 of the Interim Group Management Report.
4)
Basic earnings per share.
5)
Headcount at the end of the first half of the year, including trainees; prior-period number as at 31 December.