Annual key figures

Annual key figures

On March 24, 2016, Ahlstrom published restated segment information for continuing operations for 2015 based on its new business structure. The figures can be downloaded from the link below.

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The figures in the table below have not been restated.

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EUR million 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
           
Financial indicators          
           
Net sales 1 074,7 1 001,9 1 336,1 1 598,6 1 852,6
Net sales - Continuing operations 1 074,7 1 001,1 1 014,8 1 010,8 1 025,8
           
Personnel costs 216,6 211,0 268,2 304,7 353,8
     % of net sales 20,2 21,1 20,1 19,1 19,1
Personnel costs - Continuing operations 216,6 210,9 219,2 213,3 228,4
     % of net sales 20,2 21,1 21,6 21,1 22,3
           
Depreciation and amortization 67,0 58,4 51,3 72,9 92,3
Depreciation and amortization - Continuing operations 67,0 58,4 51,3 52,4 59,3
Impairment charges 7,5 10,7 59,0 -0,1 32,7
Impairment charges - Continuing operations 7,5 11,9 2,6 -0,1 10,8
           
Operating profit 21,9 7,7 -32,9 54,8 2,0
     % of net sales 2,0 0,8 -2,5 3,4 0,1
Operating profit - Continuing operations 21,9 -3,7 10,7 21,8 0,2
     % of net sales 2,0 -0,4 1,1 2,2 0,0
           
Net interest expense 16,4 17,9 18,2 18,8 16,6
     % of net sales 1,5 1,8 1,4 1,2 0,9
           
Net interest expense - Continuing operations 16,4 17,9 17,4 17,7 14,6
     % of net sales 1,5 1,8 1,7 1,8 1,4
           
Profit before taxes 22,6 2,1 53,8 20,4 -27,0
     % of net sales 2,1 0,2 4,0 1,3 -1,5
Profit before taxes - Continuing operations 22,6 -9,4 -15,4 -6,4 -24,4
     % of net sales 2,1 -0,9 -1,5 -0,6 -2,4
           
Profit for the period attributable to owners of the parent 9,2 3,6 61,0 1,6 -32,2
     % of net sales 0,9 0,4 4,6 0,1 -1,7
Interest on hybrid bond for the period after taxes 6,3 6,3 6,5 5,7 5,6
           
Capital employed (end of period) 542,6 615,3 671,8 844,1 913,3
Capital employed (end of period) - Continuing operations 542,6 615,3 675,1 715,3 721,2
Interest-bearing net liabilities 195,9 253,8 291,7 303,4 237,8
Total equity 299,4 320,1 341,4 485,1 581,1
           
Return on capital employed (ROCE), % 3,9 1,3 -4,3 5,0 -0,1
Return on capital employed (ROCE), % - Continuing operations 3,9 -0,5 0,9 2,3 -0,3
Return on equity (ROE), % 2,8 -0,8 13,8 0,0 -5,0
Equity ratio, % 35,8 34,8 35,2 36,2 41,3
Gearing ratio, % (Net debt to equity ratio) 65,4 79,3 85,5 62,5 40,9
           
Capital expenditure, excluding acquisitions 27,3 49,1 84,8 90,4 70,4
     % of net sales 2,5 4,9 6,3 5,7 3,8
Capital expenditure, excluding acquisitions - Continuing operations 27,3 45,4 76,1 74,1 49,8
     % of net sales 2,5 4,5 7,5 7,3 4,9
           
R&D expenditure 20,9 17,5 19,9 18,6 19,3
     % of net sales 1,9 1,7 1,5 1,2 1,0
R&D expenditure - Continuing operations 20,9 17,5 19,3 17,1 16,1
     % of net sales 1,9 1,7 1,9 1,7 1,6
           
Net cash from operating activities 60,0 35,4 41,0 78,7 83,7
           
Number of employees, year-end 3 311 3 401 3 573 5 145 5 223
Number of employees, year-end - Continuing operations 3 311 3 401 3 536 3 829 3 918
           
Number of employees, annual average 3 376 3 499 4 490 5 141 5 666
     Net sales per employee, EUR thousands 318 286 298 311 327
Number of employees, annual average - Continuing operations 3 376 3 493 3 744 3 825 3 867
     Net sales per employee, EUR thousands 318 287 271 264 265
           
Share indicators          
           
Earnings per share, EUR 0,06 -0,06 1,17 -0,09 -0,81
Earnings per share, EUR - Continuing operations 0,06 -0,22 -0,46 -0,44 -0,62
Earnings per share, diluted, EUR 0,06 -0,06 1,17 -0,09 -0,81
Effect of the interest on hybrid bond for the period after taxes, EUR 0,13 0,13 0,14 0,12 0,12
           
Equity per share, EUR 4,20 4,65 5,04 8,50 10,60
Dividend per share, EUR *0,31 0,30 0,30 0,63 1,30
           
Payout ratio, % 491,3 n/a 25,6 n/a n/a
           
Number of outstanding shares at the end of the period (1,000 shares) 46 521,6 46 225,3 46 105,3 46 105,3 46 105,3
Own shares held by the parent company at the end of the period (1,000 shares) 149,0 149,0 269,0 269,0 269,0
Shares held by Ahlcorp Oy at the end of the period (1,000 shares) 0,0 296,3 296,3 296,3 296,3
Total number of shares at the end of the period (1,000 shares) 46 670,6 46 670,6 46 670,6 46 670,6 46 670,6
Average number of shares during the period (1,000 shares) 46 670,6 46 670,6 46 670,6 46 670,6 46 670,6
Average number of outstanding shares during the period (1,000 shares) 46 420,9 46 170,7 46 105,3 46 105,3 46 281,8
           
Net sales and operating profit are determined in the accounting principles of the consolidated financial statements.
* The Board of Directors' proposal to the Annual General Meeting.          
           
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