Key figures

Q1 2019

    Q1 2018
Q1 2019
+/–%
Revenue
€m
14,749 15,353 4.1
Profit from operating activities (EBIT) €m
905 1,159 28.1
Return on sales1) % 6.1 7.5
EBIT after asset charge (EAC) €m
313 521 66.5
Consolidated net profit for the period2) €m
600 746 24.3
Free cash flow €m
–679 –256 62.3
Net debt3) €m
12,303 12,510 1.7
Earnings per share4) 0.49 0.60 22.4
Number of employees5)   547,459 540,245 –1.3
1)
EBIT/revenue.
2)
After deduction of non-controlling interests.
3)
Prior-period amount as at 31 December, for the calculation see page 7 of the Interim Group Management Report.
4)
Basic earnings per share.
5)
Headcount at the end of the first quarter, including trainees; prior-period amount 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
      Q1 2018
    adjusted 1)
    Q1 2019

    +/– %

    Revenue

      3,807 3,834 0.7

    of which Post

      2,527 2,436 –3.6

    Parcel

      1,320 1,445 9.5

    Other/Consolidation

      –40 –47 –17.5

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      405 227 –44.0

    Return on sales (%) 2)

      10.6 5.9
    Operating cash flow
      –84 –149 –77.4
    1)
    Adjusted prior-year figures, see note 15.
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      Q1 2018
    Q1 2019

    +/– %

    Revenue

      3,772 3,971 5.3

    of which Europe

      1,746 1,809 3.6

    Americas

      748 818 9.4

    Asia Pacific

      1,322 1,380 4.4

    MEA (Middle East and Africa)

      275 294 6.9

    Consolidation/Other

      –319 –330 –3.4

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      461 453 –1.7

    Return on sales (%) 2)

      12.2 11.4
    Operating cash flow 
      621 657 5.8
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      Q1 2018
    Q1 2019

    +/– %

    Revenue

      3,591 3,762 4.8

    of which Global Forwarding

      2,534 2,638 4.1

    Freight

      1,092 1,157 6.0

    Consolidation/Other

      –35 –33 5.7

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      70 100 42.9

    Return on sales (%) 2)

      1.9 2.7
    Operating cash flow
     
    –30 52 >100
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      Q1 2018 Q1 2019

    +/– %

    Revenue

      3,124 3,267 4.6

    of which EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)

      1,686 1,689 0.2

    America

      947 1,063 12.2

    Asia Pacific

      505 521 3.2
    Consolidation/Other
      –14 –6 57.1

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      55 486 >100

    Return on sales (%) 2)

      1.8 14.9
    Operating cash flow 
     
    2.0 –90.0 <–100
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      Q1 2018
    adjusted 1)
    Q1 2019

    +/– %

    Revenue

      917 999 8.9

    of which Americas

      251 283 12.7

    Europe

      534 579 8.4

    Asia

      134 139 3.7
    Other/Consolidation
      –2 –2 0.0

    Loss from operating activities (EBIT)

      –14 –28 –100.0

    Return on sales (%) 2)

      –1.5 –2.8
    Operating cash flow 
     
    30 21 –30.0
    1)
    Adjusted prior-year figures, see note 15.
    2)
    EBIT/revenue.

Outlook

We are reconfirming the earnings forecast for full-year 2019 as described on page 64 f of the 2018 Annual Report. We are reconfirming the expected financial position for full-year 2019 as described in the 2018 Annual Report on page 65. We are reconfirming the projected full-year 2019 figures for EAC and free cash flow (both management indicators) as described on page 65 of the 2018 Annual Report.

Multi-year overview