15 May 2019 – Annual General Meeting (AGM) financial year 2018
The AGM for financial year 2018 will be held on 15 May 2018 at the World Conference Center Bonn, Germany.
Registration via the online service
You can register via the online service by ordering an attendance card, by submitting your postal ballot, appointing a proxy and issuing voting instructions or sending proof of the appointment of a third party as your proxy by 8 May 2019 inclusive.
Q4/FY 2018 Reporting
March 7, 2019 – 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 March 7, 2019.
Deutsche Post DHL Group was able to increase consolidated revenue in financial year 2018, although strong currency effects had a significant negative impact. After we had adjusted our earnings forecast for the full year in June 2018 for the PeP division from around €1.50 billion to around €0.6 billion and for the Group from around €4.15 billion to around €3.2 billion, EBIT was in line with our adjusted expectations. In the Post - eCommerce – Parcel division, restructuring expenses, in particular, had a significant negative impact on earnings. Express continued to grow strongly and Global Forwarding, Freight made visible progress in its operational business. Supply Chain earnings were impacted by negative one-off effects. Capital expenditure was again higher than in the previous year, whilst free cash flow fell below the prior-year figure, as expected since June. All in all, the Board of Management views the Group’s financial position as being sound.
Selected key figures financial year 2018
|Profit from operating activities (EBIT)||€m
|Return on sales1)||%||6.2||5.1||–||7.3||6.7||–|
|EBIT after asset charge (EAC)||€m
|Consolidated net profit for the period2)||€m
|Free cash flow||€m
|Return on equity before taxes||%||27.5||19.3||–||–||–||–|
|Earnings per share4)||€||2.24||1.69||–24.6||0.69||0.66||–4.3|
|Dividend per share||1.15||1.155)||–||–||–||–|
|Number of employees6)||519,544||547,459||5.4||–||–||–|
- After deduction of non-controlling interests.
- Calculation see Group Management Report, page 49.
- Basic earnings per share.
- Headcount at the end of the year, including trainees.
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