Key figures 2017

Operations 2017 2016
Turnover 1,484 1,341
EBITA ¹ 151 147
Net result 89 87
Net profit before amortization and one-off income and expenses attributable to shareholders ² 97 94
Cash flow from operating activities 160 104
Net investments ³ 41 46
Depreciation of tangible non-current assets 24 23

Balance sheet (In € million) 2017 2016
Group’ equity ⁴ 603 583
Liabilities 682 663
Non-current assets 657 656
Current assets 628 590

Ratios (In %) 2017 2016
Group’ equity/total assets 46.9 46.7
Group’ equity/non-current assets 91.7 88.8
EBITA/ turnover (ROS) 10.2 10.9
EBITA/average capital employed (ROCE) 19.8 20.1
Net debt/EBITDA 0.9 1.0
Net result before amortization and one-off income and expenses/turnover 6.6 7.2
Net result/Group’ equity ⁴ 16.2 16.5

Employees (In FTE) 2017 2016
Number at year-end 5,900 5,509

Per ordinary share of € 0.25 2017 2016
Shareholders’ equity ⁵ 14.33 13.82
Net result ⁶ 2.08 2.04
Net profit before amortization and one-off income and expenses attributable to shareholders ² ⁶ 2.30 2.25
Cash flow from operating activities 3.80 2.47
Dividend 1.20 1.10
Highest share price during year under review 58.68 38.14
Lowest share price during year under review 36.45 28.47
Share price at year-end 52.93 37.59
Ordinary shares outstanding at year-end ( x 1,000 ) 42,045 42,161

1) EBITA before one-off income and expenses. 2) Amortization of intangible non-current assets related to acquisitions (after tax). 3) In tangible non-current assets. 4) Including non-controlling interests. 5) Based on outstanding ordinary shares held by third parties at 31 December. 6) Based on weighted average number of oustanding shares at third parties.

Highlights 2017