Key Financial Data

Figures in €m201420152016
Number of employees as at 31 December
44,90945,45360,424
Sales volumes
Cement and clinker (million tonnes)81.881.1103.8
Aggregates (million tonnes)243.6249.2272
Ready-mixed concrete (million cubic metres)36.636.742.5
Asphalt (million tonnes)9.39.19.4
Income statement
Total Group revenue12,61413,46515,166
Result from current operations before depreciation and amortisation (RCOBD 1)2,2882,6132,939
Result from current operations (RCO 2))1,5951,8461,984
Profit for the financial year687983896
Group share of profit486800706
Dividend per share in €0.751.301.60
Earnings per share in €2.594.263.66
Investments
Investments in intangible assets and PP&E9419081,040
Investments in financial assets184942,999
Total investments1,1251,0024,039
Depreciation and amortisation
693767955
Free cash flow
Cash flow from operating activities1,4801,4491,874
Cash flow from investing activities-973493-2,321
Balance sheet
Equity (incl. non-controlling interests) 14,24515,97617,873
Balance sheet total 28,13328,37437,154
Net debt 6,9575,2868,999
Ratios
RCOBD 1) margin 18.1%19.4%19.4%
RCO 2) margin 12.6%13.7%13.1%
Net debt / equity (gearing) 48.8%33.1%50.4%
Net debt / RCOBD 3.04x2.02x3.06x

1) RCOBD = Result from current operations before depreciation and amortisation

2) RCO = Result from current operations