Key figures

Q3/9M 2020

    9M 2019
9M 2020
+/–% Q3 2019
Q3 2020
+/–%
Revenue
€m
46,385 47,690 2.8 15,552 16,244 4.4
Profit from operating activities (EBIT) €m
2,870 2,881 0.4 942 1,377 46.2
Return on sales1) % 6.2 6.0 6.1 8.5
EBIT after asset charge (EAC) €m
914 889 –2.7 277 726 >100
Consolidated net profit for the period2) €m
1,765 1,677 –5.0 561 851 51.7
Free cash flow €m
–296 1,460 >100 507 1,264 >100
Net debt3) €m
13,367 13,774 3.0
Earnings per share4) 1.43 1.36 –4.9 0.45 0.69 53.3
Number of employees5)   543,715 550,051 1.2
1)
EBIT/revenue.
2)
After deduction of non-controlling interests.
3)
Prior-year amount as at 31 December.
4)
Basic earnings per share.
5)
Headcount at the end of the reporting period, including trainees.

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 2019
    adjusted1)
    9M 2020

    +/– %

    Q3 2019
    adjusted1)
    Q3 2020

    +/– %

    Revenue

      11,131 11,654 4.7 3,692 3,817 3.4

    of which Post Germany

      5,999 5,819 –3.0 2,010 1,894 –5.8

    Parcel Germany

      3,443 4,076 18.4 1,143 1,338 17.1
    International   1,594 1,671 4.8 514 560 8.9

    Other/Consolidation

      95 88 –7.4 25 25 0.0

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      708 918 29.7 304 320 5.3

    Return on sales (%)2)

      6.4 7.9 8.2 8.4
    Operating cash flow
      475 1,008 >100 355 323 –9.0
    1)
    Reported figures adjusted to reflect new product structure and reclassifications.
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      9M 2019
    9M 2020

    +/– %

    Q3 2019
    Q3 2020

    +/– %

    Revenue

      12,458 13,536 8.7 4,247 4,869 14.6

    of which Europe

      5,554 5,686 2.4 1,858 2,012 8.3

    Americas

      2,614 2,819 7.8 911 1,005 10.3

    Asia Pacific

      4,438 5,093 14.8 1,525 1,823 19.5

    MEA (Middle East and Africa)

      909 909 0.0 306 322 5.2

    Consolidation/Other

      –1,057 –971 8.1 –353 –293 17.0

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      1,428 1,711 19.8 454 753 65.9

    Return on sales (%)2)

      11.5 12.6 10.7 15.5
    Operating cash flow 
      2,321 3,001 29.3 898 1,266 41.0
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      9M 2019
    9M 2020

    +/– %

    Q3 2019
    Q3 2020

    +/– %

    Revenue

      11,274 11,524 2.2 3,716 3,752 1.0

    of which Global Forwarding

      7,956 8,443 6.1 2,645 2,728 3.1

    Freight

      3,405 3,164 –7.1 1,090 1,050 –3.7

    Consolidation/Other

      –87 –83 4.6 –19 –26 –36.8

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      348 418 20.1 124 155 25.0

    Return on sales (%)2)

      3.1 3.6 3.3 4.1
    Operating cash flow
     
    415 404 –2.7 175 445 >100,0
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      9M 2019
    adjusted1)
    9M 2020

    +/– %

    Q3 2019
    adjusted1)
    Q3 2020

    +/– %

    Revenue

      9,936 9,039 –9.0 3,370 3,080 –8.6

    of which EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)

      5,029 4,415 –12.2 1,666 1,500 –10.0

    America

      3,435 3,330 –3.1 1,223 1,144 –6.5

    Asia Pacific

      1,490 1,309 –12.1 487 441 –9.4
    Consolidation/Other
      –18 –15 16.7 –6 –5 16.7

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      735 251 –65.9 162 111 –31.5

    Return on sales (%)2)

      7.4 2.8 4.8 3.6
    Operating cash flow 
     
    526 365 –30.6 369 276 –25.2
    1)
    Reported figures adjusted to reflect new product structure and reclassifications.
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      9M 2019 9M 2020

    +/– %

    Q3 2019 Q3 2020

    +/– %

    Revenue

      2,958 3,374 14.1 964 1,216 26.1

    of which Americas

      834 1,134 36.0 273 432 58.2

    Europe

      1,696 1,833 8.1 541 625 15.5

    Asia

      427 411 –3.7 148 160 8.1
    Other/Consolidation
      1 –4 <–100 2 –1 <–100

    Profit/loss from operating activities (EBIT)

      –40 83 >100 6 76 >100

    Return on sales (%)2)

      –1.4 2.5 0.6 6.3
    Operating cash flow 
     
    128 300 >100 80 127 58.8
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.

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