Key Financial Data

Figures in €m201320142015
Number of employees as at
31 December
45,16944,90945,453
Sales volumes
Cement and clinker (million tonnes)78.181.881.1
Aggregates (million tonnes)230.6243.6249.2
Ready-mixed concrete (million cubic metres)34.936.636.7
Asphalt (million tonnes)8.49.39.1
Income statement
Total Group revenue12,12812,61413,465
Operating income before depreciation (OIBD) 2,2242,2882,613
Operating income (OI) 1,5191,5951,846
Profit for the financial year 933687983
Group share of profit 736486800
Dividend per share in € 0.600.751.301)
Earnings per share in € 3.932.594.26
Investments
Investments in intangible assets and PP&E861941908
Investments in financial assets 37918494
Total investments1,2401,1251,002
Depreciation and amortisation 704693767
Free cash flow
Cash flow from operating activities1,1671,4801,449
Cash flow from investing activities -1,037-973493
Balance sheet
Equity (incl. non-controlling interests) 12,51414,24515,976
Balance sheet total 26,27628,13328,374
Net debt 7,3526,9575,286
Ratios
OIBD margin 18.3%18.1%19.4%
OI margin 12.5%12.6%13.7%
Net debt / equity (gearing) 58.7%48.8%33.1%
Net debt / OIBD 3.31x3.04x2.02x

1) The Managing Board and Supervisory Board will propose to the Annual General Meeting on 4 May 2016 the distribution of a cash dividend of €1.30.