Key figures

9M/Q3 2019

    9M 2018
9M 2019
+/–% Q3 2018
Q3 2019
+/–%
Revenue
€m
44,624 46,385 3.9 14,849 15,552 4.7
Profit from operating activities (EBIT) €m
2,028 2,870 41.5 376 942 >100
Return on sales1) % 4.5 6.2 2.5 6.1
EBIT after asset charge (EAC) €m
207 914 >100 –245 277 >100
Consolidated net profit for the period2) €m
1,262 1,765 39.9 146 561 >100
Free cash flow €m
–248 –296 –19.4 143 507 >100
Net debt3) €m
12,303 14,492 17.8
Earnings per share4) 1.03 1.43 38.8 0.12 0.45 >100
Number of employees5)   547,459 543,715 –0.7
1)
EBIT/revenue.
2)
After deduction of non-controlling interests.
3)
Prior-period amount as at 31 December, for the calculation see page 8 of the Interim Group Management Report.
4)
Basic earnings per share.
5)
Headcount at the end of the quarter, including trainees; prior-period number as at 31 December.

Divisional key figures

Deutsche Post DHL Group offers integrated services and customised solutions for the processing and transport of goods and information in a global market. The Group is organised into five operating divisions, each of which operates under the control of its own divisional headquarters. The Group management functions are performed by the Corporate Center.

  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      9M 2018
    adjusted 1)
    9M 2019

    +/– %

    Q3 2018
    adjusted 1)
    Q3 2019

    +/– %

    Revenue

      10,919 11,194 2.5 3,520 3,713 5.5

    of which Post

      7,134 7,040 –1.3 2,273 2,344 3.1

    Parcel

      3,929 4,320 10.0 1,299 1,428 9.9

    Other/Consolidation

      –144 –166 –15.3 –52 –59 –13.5

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      311 708 >100 –202 304 >100

    Return on sales (%) 2)

      2.8 6.3 –5.7 8.2
    Operating cash flow
      562 480 –14.6 275 354 28.7
    1)
    Adjusted prior-year figures, see note 15.
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      9M 2018
    9M 2019

    +/– %

    Q3 2018
    Q3 2019

    +/– %

    Revenue

      11,724 12,458 6.3 3,906 4,247 8.7

    of which Europe

      5,273 5,554 5.3 1,725 1,858 7.7

    Americas

      2,383 2,614 9.7 812 911 12.2

    Asia Pacific

      4,155 4,438 6.8 1,385 1,525 10.1

    MEA (Middle East and Africa)

      842 909 8.0 277 306 10.5

    Consolidation/Other

      –929 –1,057 –13.8 –293 –353 –20.5

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      1,387 1,428 3.0 409 454 11.0

    Return on sales (%) 2)

      11.8 11.5 10.5 10.7
    Operating cash flow 
      2,168 2,321 7.1 794 898 13.1
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      9M 2018
    9M 2019

    +/– %

    Q3 2018
    Q3 2019

    +/– %

    Revenue

      10,976 11,274 2.7 3,683 3,716 0.9

    of which Global Forwarding 3)

      7,784 7,956 2.2 2,640 2,645 0.2

    Freight

      3,298 3,405 3.2 1,076 1,090 1.3

    Consolidation/Other 3)

      –106 –87 17.9 –33 –19 42.4

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      281 348 23.8 106 124 17.0

    Return on sales (%) 2)

      2.6 3.1 2.9 3.3
    Operating cash flow
     
    237 415 75.1 67 175 >100
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.
    3)
    Prior-year figures adjusted due to reclassifications.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      9M 2018 9M 2019

    +/– %

    Q3 2018 Q3 2019

    +/– %

    Revenue

      9,607 9,865 2.7 3,271 3,347 2.3

    of which EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)

      5,047 4,958 –1.8 1,676 1,644 –1.9

    America

      3,033 3,435 13.3 1,071 1,223 14.2

    Asia Pacific

      1,569 1,490 –5.0 536 487 –9.1
    Consolidation/Other
      –42 –18 57.1 –12 –7 41.7

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      336 735 >100 153 162 5.9

    Return on sales (%) 2)

      3.5 7.5 4.7 4.8
    Operating cash flow 
     
    386 521 35.0 253 370 46.2
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      9M 2018 9M 2019

    +/– %

    Q3 2018 Q3 2019

    +/– %

    Revenue

      2,769 2,958 6.8 915 964 5.4

    of which Americas

      760 834 9.7 253 273 7.9

    Europe

      1,608 1,696 5.5 527 541 2.7

    Asia

      405 427 5.4 136 148 8.8
    Other/Consolidation
      –4 1 >100 –1 2 >100

    Loss from operating activities (EBIT)

      –21 –40 –90.5 –7 6 >100

    Return on sales (%) 2)

      –0.8 –1.4 –0.8 0.6
    Operating cash flow 
     
    54 128 >100 20 80 >100
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.

Outlook

Multi-year overview