Key figures by quarter

KEY FIGURES BY QUARTER
 
Unaudited 2017 1)
1–12
2017
10–12
2017
7–9
2017
4–6
2017
1–3
2016 1)
1–12
2016
10–12
2016
7–9
2016
4–6
2016
1–3
Net sales, EUR million 1 543.2 409.6 354.9 385.5 393.2 1 492.6 403.6 340.5 381.0 367.5
Operating profit (EBIT), EUR million 139.2 48.0 41.1 28.2 21.9 140.8 45.1 35.1 32.3 28.3
Profit before taxes, EUR million 135.8 46.4 40.9 27.6 20.9 136.8 44.3 34.1 30.7 27.7
                     
Earnings per share, EUR                    
Basic 1.46 0.50 0.46 0.28 0.21 1.46 0.46 0.37 0.33 0.29
Diluted 1.46 0.50 0.46 0.28 0.21 1.46 0.46 0.37 0.33 0.29
                     
Equity per share, EUR 6.45 6.45 6.06 5.60 5.44 6.62 6.62 6.05 5.67 5.46
Equity ratio, % 42.6 42.6 44.5 40.6 39.2 47.3 47.3 44.4 42.2 38.9
Interest-bearing net debt, EUR million 155.7 155.7 161.4 164.6 38.0 109.7 109.7 136.4 103.3 -21.3
Gearing, % 32.7 32.7 36.1 39.8 9.5 22.5 22.5 30.6 24.7 -5.3
Capital expenditure, EUR million 50.8 11.4 9.1 21.0 9.3 61.6 24.4 16.0 11.8 9.4
Acquisitions, EUR million 49.3 49.3 - - - 37.6 0.3 37.3 - -
                     
Personnel                    
At end of period 14 329 14 329 13 851 13 754 13 822 13 876 13 876 13 758 13 381 13 200
Average, cumulative 13 889 13 889 13 827 13 821 13 899 13 472 13 472 13 339 13 229 13 173
 
 
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