Five-year key figures

FIVE-YEAR FIGURES
 
  2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Net sales, EUR million 1 543.2 1 492.6 1 460.1 1 522.5 1 606.8
Operating profit (EBIT), EUR million 139.2 140.8 125.2 61.1 85.7
Operating margin, % 9.0 9.4 8.6 4.0 5.3
Profit before taxes, EUR million 135.8 136.8 119.3 56.6 79.1
% of net sales 8.8 9.2 8.2 3.7 4.9
           
Earnings per share, EUR          
Basic 1.46 1.46 1.23 0.48 0.86
Diluted 1.46 1.46 1.23 0.48 0.86
           
Equity per share, EUR 6.45 6.62 6.57 6.44 7.08
Total assets, EUR million 1 148.0 1 074.5 1 086.3 1 031.5 1 094.6
Return on equity, 12-month rolling, % 22.4 22.1 19.0 7.1 12.0
Return on capital employed, 12-month rolling, % 1) 20.5 21.6 20.4 9.8 13.5
Equity ratio, % 42.6 47.3 46.2 47.8 49.3
Gearing, % 32.7 22.5 2.7 -12.6 3.0
Capital expenditure, EUR million 50.8 61.6 50.5 42.5 68.3
% of net sales 3.3 4.1 3.5 2.8 4.3
Acquisitions, EUR million 49.3 37.6 86.2 1.1 3.4
Average number of employees 13 889 13 472 13 184 14 007 15 170
 
 
2013 restated due to IFRS 11 'Joint arrangements'. The balance sheet items concerning year 2012 in the 12-month average denominator are not restated according to the IFRS 11.
           
See calculation of key figures on page Calculation of key figures.