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Five-year consolidated data

 

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

 

 

 

 

(Restated)1

 

CHF 1,000

 

 

 

 

 

Statement of profit or loss

 

 

 

 

 

Sales

399,518

440,295

506,227

548,559

593,795

EBITDA

67,542

83,401

89,031

104,625

110,322

Operating profit (EBIT)

57,203

66,949

68,137

79,796

88,553

Financial result

(8,059)

(942)

(2,709)

(804)

(5,155)

Income taxes

(8,928)

(8,860)

(10,886)

(13,062)

(12,702)

Profit for the period

40,216

57,147

54,542

65,930

70,696

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research and development, gross

(39,451)

(39,857)

(47,090)

(51,069)

(51,086)

Personnel expenses

(148,130)

(149,813)

(174,217)

(187,451)

(197,320)

Depreciation of property, plant and equipment

(6,271)

(6,213)

(6,750)

(6,969)

(7,699)

Amortization of intangible assets

(4,068)

(10,239)

(14,144)

(16,723)

(14,070)

Impairment losses

(1,137)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Balance sheet

 

 

 

 

 

Current assets

 423,833 

 492,353 

534,290

602,194

596,048

Non-current assets

 128,429 

 149,129 

201,871

201,767

261,623

Total assets

 552,262 

 641,482 

736,161

803,961

857,671

Current liabilities

 124,581 

 137,843 

141,956

153,142

163,470

Non-current liabilities

 66,483 

 62,966 

107,120

100,698

81,792

Total liabilities

 191,064 

 200,809 

249,076

253,840

245,262

Shareholders‘ equity

 361,198 

 440,673 

487,085

550,121

612,409

 

 

 

 

 

 

Statement of cash flows

 

 

 

 

 

Cash inflows from operating activities

 48,191 

 99,128 

118,801 

99,428

92,702

Capital expenditure in property, plant and equipment and intangible assets

 (22,629) 

 (14,723) 

(14,322) 

(19,641)

(26,193)

Acquisition of NuGEN Technologies, Inc.2

(43,805)

Acquisition of Pulssar Technologies S.A.S.2

(2,895)

Acquisition of SPEware Group2

(40,390)

(4,546)

Acquisition of Sias-Xiril Group2

 (18,899)

– 

Acquisition of IBL International Group2

 (31,835) 

– 

Change in treasury shares (net)

 3,387 

 32,437 

 –

Dividends paid

 (16,651) 

 (16,857) 

(20,122) 

(20,315)

(23,462)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other information

 

 

 

 

 

Number of employees (end of period)

 1,261 

 1,368 

1,447

1,482

1,662

Number of employees (average)

 1,265 

 1,368 

1,368

1,469

1,562

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research and development in % of sales

9.9 %

9.1 %

9.3%

9.3%

8.6%

Sales per employee

 316 

 322 

370

373

380

 

 

 

 

 

 

Information per share

 

 

 

 

 

Basic earnings per share

 3.63 

 5.05 

4.74 

5.67

6.02

Gross dividend (CHF)3

1.50

1.75

1.75

2.00

2.10

Total payout (CHF)3

1.50

1.75

1.75

2.00

2.10

Total payout ratio

41.3 %

34.7 %

36.9%

35.3%

34.9%

  1. Restated due to introduction of IFRS 15
  2. Net of cash acquired
  3. Payment is made in following year
  4. Proposal to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 16, 2019