Five-year summary

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Five-year summary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010

 

2011

 

2012
adjusted1

 

2013

 

2014

1

Adjusted for the effects of the first-time retrospective application of new or revised IFRSs.

2

EBIT (before non-recurring items) adjusted for amortisation of intangible assets and depreciation of tangible assets.

3

Based on the weighted average number of shares.

4

Includes receivables from finance leases.

Revenue

 

€ million

 

12,868

 

13,787

 

15,833

 

16,655

 

17,047

In Germany

 

%

 

9.5

 

9

 

8.2

 

7.9

 

7.4

Outside Germany

 

%

 

90.5

 

91

 

91.8

 

92.1

 

92.6

Earnings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating profit2

 

€ million

 

2,925

 

3,210

 

3,686

 

3,966

 

3,920

EBIT

 

€ million

 

1,679

 

2,152

 

2,055

 

2,171

 

1,885

EBIT (before non-recurring items)

 

€ million

 

1,679

 

2,152

 

2,055

 

2,171

 

2,180

Profit before tax (EBT)

 

€ million

 

1,399

 

1,619

 

1,734

 

1,794

 

1,520

Profit for the year (attributable to Linde AG shareholders)

 

€ million

 

1,005

 

1,174

 

1,232

 

1,317

 

1,102

Earnings per share – undiluted3

 

 

5.94

 

6.88

 

6.93

 

7.1

 

5.94

Earnings per share – undiluted3 (before non-recurring items)

 

 

5.94

 

6.88

 

6.93

 

7.1

 

7.13

Dividend

 

€ million

 

375

 

428

 

500

 

500

 

585

Dividend per share

 

 

2.2

 

2.5

 

2.7

 

3

 

3.15

No. of shares (at 31.12.)

 

000s

 

170,297

 

171,061

 

185,189

 

185,588

 

185,638

Asset structure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intangible, tangible and financial assets

 

€ million

 

21,044

 

21,269

 

25,971

 

25,184

 

26,453

Inventories

 

€ million

 

956

 

1,036

 

1,112

 

1,088

 

1,155

Receivables4

 

€ million

 

2,247

 

2,382

 

3,093

 

3,111

 

3,362

Cash and cash equivalents and securities

 

€ million

 

1,176

 

2,674

 

2,108

 

1,348

 

1,658

Other assets

 

€ million

 

1,465

 

1,554

 

2,013

 

2,018

 

1,797

Total assets

 

€ million

 

26,888

 

28,915

 

34,297

 

32,749

 

34,425

Capital structure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity

 

€ million

 

11,362

 

12,144

 

13,658

 

13,586

 

14,267

Provisions

 

€ million

 

2,886

 

2,838

 

2,613

 

2,381

 

2,769

Financial debt

 

€ million

 

6,673

 

7,768

 

10,581

 

9,577

 

9,856

Other liabilities

 

€ million

 

5,967

 

6,165

 

7,445

 

7,205

 

7,533

Total equity and liabilities

 

€ million

 

26,888

 

28,915

 

34,297

 

32,749

 

34,425

Cash flow statement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flow from operating activities

 

€ million

 

2,422

 

2,426

 

2,664

 

3,144

 

3,001

Employees as at 31.12.

 

 

 

48,430

 

50,417

 

62,765

 

63,487

 

65,591

In Germany

 

%

 

14.8

 

14.6

 

12.1

 

12.3

 

12.3

Outside Germany

 

%

 

85.2

 

85.4

 

87.9

 

87.7

 

87.7

Key figures and ratios

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capital expenditure

 

€ million

 

1,302

 

1,367

 

2,038

 

2,268

 

1,954

Equity ratio

 

%

 

42.3

 

42

 

39.8

 

41.5

 

41.4

Return on capital employed (before non-recurring items)

 

%

 

10.3

 

11

 

10.2

 

9.7

 

9.5

EBIT margin

 

%

 

13

 

15.6

 

13

 

13

 

11.1

Cash flow from operating activities as percentage of revenue

 

%

 

18.8

 

17.6

 

16.8

 

18.9

 

17.6