At a glance.

  2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Sales (in € m)          
 External sales 1) inc. VAT 1,606.2 1,549.8 1,509.3 1,427.9 1,350.1
 Percentage change + 3.6 + 2.7 + 5.7 + 5.8 + 4.7
 Consolidated sales exc. VAT 1,386.0 1,337.2 1,299.9 1,226.5 1,157.1
 Percentage change + 3.6 + 2.9 + 6.0 + 6.0 + 4.5
 
Quantities sold
(thousands of glasses)
8,113 7,990 7,812 7,590 7,320
 Percentage change + 1.5 + 2.3 + 2.9 + 3.7 + 3.5
 
EBITDA (in € m) 291.3 281.6 278.5 263.8 233.3
 Percentage change + 3.4 + 1.1 + 5.6 + 13.1 + 8.5
 
Pre-tax profit ETB (in € m) 248.6 241.5 240.1 226.0 199.1
 Percentage change + 3.0 + 0.6 + 6.2 + 13.5 + 10.2
 
Net income (in € m) 172.9 171.2 170.5 162.8 142.0
 Percentage change + 1.0 + 0.4 + 4.7 + 14.6 + 9.5
 
Cash flow from current
business activity (in € m)
2)
287.1 219.2 160.6 156.7 23.5
 Percentage change + 31.0 + 36.5 + 2.5 + 566.8 - 92.1
 
Financial assets (in € m) 350.1 368.1 356.8 328.1 317.8
 Percentage change - 4.9 + 3.2 + 8.7 + 3.2 + 10.7
 
Group equity ratio (in %) 75.1 75.1 74.9 75.2 74.4
 
Investment (in € m) 68.8 49.6 53.3 39.1 47.5
 Percentage change + 38.7 - 6.9 + 36.3 - 17.7 + 48.0
 
Number of branches 723 704 695 687 679
 
Employees (as at 31.12.) 18,522 17,873 17,287 16,732 16,158
 of which trainees 3,417 3,190 3,065 2,922 2,874
 
Key data per share 3)          
 Earnings (in €) 1.99 1.98 1.97 1.87 1.64
 Cash flow (in €) 2) 2.64 2.61 1.91 1.87 0.28
 Dividend (in €) 1.85 1.80 1.75 1.60 1.45
 


1  Sales including VAT and inventory changes
2  The increase in 2014 is due to a regrouping of the investments
3  Previous year's figures have been adjusted due to the stock split on 22 August 2014