Key Figures of the Group

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2015 20161 2017 2018 2019
Business
Sales€ million 2,601.7 2,903.2 2,996.3 3,154.0 3,407.9
EBITDA 2€ million 572.2 625.2 630.3 630.5 707.2
EBITda margin 2in % 22.0 21.5 21.0 20.0 20.8
EBIT 2€ million 395.2 422.3 431.6 434.0 480.5
EBIT margin 2in % 15.2 14.5 14.4 13.8 14.1
Net income 2€ million 246.8 265.5 270.3 275.3 303.5
Balance sheet total (as of December 31)€ million 4,183.8 4,752.7 4,674.6 4,920.4 5,957.2
Capital ratio (as of December 31)in % 38.0 36.4 37.8 39.5 41.4
Investments (without M & A)€ million 147.2 168.4 204.9 226.1 181.6
Net debt (incl. pension provisions and similar obligations)EBITDA
(as of December 31)
2
ratio
2.8 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1
Research and development expenses 2€ million 169.6 186.0 196.4 200.4 213.3
Operating cash flow€ million 375.2 338.8 396.2 441.8 546.8
Capital Market
Shares issued as of balance sheet datemillions 129.8 129.8 129.8 129.8 135.4
Share price at end of fiscal year (Xetra® closing price)in € 61.33 57.83 71.62 64.50 93.80
Market capitalization at end of fiscal year€ million 7,961.4 7,507.1 9,297.2 8,372.9 12,703.0
Earnings per share 2in € 1.90 2.05 2.08 2.12 2.25
Dividend per sharein € 0.80 0.85 0.88 0.90 0.95 3
Our five goal dimensions 2018 2019 Goal 2020 Goal 2025
Business
Organic sales growthin % 9 5.7 5–7 (CAGR) 5–7 (CAGR)
EBITDA(N) margin 2in % 20.0 20.8 19-22 20-23
Share of sales for emerging marketsin % 43 44 > 50 > 50
Footprint
Reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (Scope 1 + 2) 4in % –3.0 –7.2 –6.6 p.a. –6.6 p.a.5
Reduction in chemical oxygen demand in wastewater 4in % –14.8 3.2 –4 p.a. –4 p.a.6
Reduction in sensitive waste 4in % –1.8 –3.9 –4 p.a. –4 p.a.7
Increase in efficiency of water consumption 8in % –3.2 15
Share of electricity from renewable energiesin % 24.1 100
Innovation
Sales with new product developments 9in % 17.1 16.4 > 10 > 12
Sourcing
Key suppliers rated according to sustainability criteria 10in % 90 100 100 100
Traceability of strategic raw materialsin % 98 100 100
Palm oil procurement from sustainable sourcesin % > 50 / > 68 60/8011 100
Care
Women in the first management levelin % 27 24 25 25
Women in the second management levelin % 42 41 42 40
Accident frequencyMAQ12 4.1 4.3 < 2.5 < 1.5
1
2016 restated for finalized Nutraceutix Purchase Price Allocation
2
Figures for 2016 und 2019 normalized for transaction and integration costs as well as one-off valuation effects related to business combinations
3
proposal
4
All figures in terms of value added
5
Increase in eco-efficiency (2016: 317.2 tons CO2/€ million of added value; 2025: 118.6 tons of CO2/€ million of added value)
6
Increase in efficiency (2010–2025: 60 % overall)
7
Increase in efficiency (2010–2025: 60 % overall)
8
Production sites in arid regions (2018–2025 overall)
9
Relative to market launch in the past three years
10
Based on 80 % (until 2020) or 90 % (until 2025) of the purchasing volume
11
More than 60 % of primary and more than 80 % of secondary palm oil derivatives from certified sustainable sources
12
MAQ = work accidents (> 1 lost day) x 1 million/working hours; industry-leading occupational safety as of 2020