K+S key facts
|Profit and Loss 1|
|- there of Potash and Magnesium Products business unit||€ million||2,091.3||1,884.0||2,037.6||2,290.6||2,133.6|
|- thereof Salt business unit||€ million||1,925.2||1,778.5||1,751.4||1,484.8||1,710.1|
|Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) 2||€ million||1,057.5||895.5||907.2||1,033.3||1,146.0|
|- there of Potash and Magnesium Products business unit 2||€ million||689.2||618.5||667.5||867.2||833.8|
|- thereof Salt business unit||€ million||381.0||276.0||235.9||179.5||337.9|
|Depreciation 3||€ million||275.9||254.3||251.3||229.2||239.8|
|Operating earnings (EBIT I)||€ million||781.6||641.3||655.9||804.1||906.2|
|- thereof Potash and Magnesium Products business unit||€ million||546.1||488.8||552.5||770.9||739.5|
|- thereof Salt business unit||€ million||266.3||172.9||117.8||61.6||211.4|
|EBIT I margin||%||18.7||16.8||16.6||20.4||22.7|
|- Potash and Magnesium Products business unit||%||26.1||25.9||27.1||33.7||34.7|
|- Salt business unit||%||13.1||9.7||6.7||4.1||12.4|
|Group earnings from continued operations, adjusted 4||€ million||542.3||366.6||437.1||538.1||625.6|
|Earnings per share from continued operations, adjusted 4||€||2.83||1.92||2.28||2.81||3.27|
|Operating Cashflow||€ million||669.4||719.1||755.7||607.2||633.4|
|Capital expenditure 3||€ million||1,278.8||1,153.2||742.5||465.5||293.1|
|Free Cashflow||€ million||-635.9||-306.3||48.7||199.1||216.6|
|Balance sheet total||€ million||8,273.6||7,855.2||7,498.2||6,596.6||6,056.9|
|Net debt as of 31 Dec.||€ million||2,399.8||1,626.2||1,037.0||827.3||610.8|
|Working capital||€ million||945.9||786.1||844.9||1,025.7||840.9|
|Return on Capital Employed (ROCE)||%||12.5||12.7||15.2||19.9||25.2|
|Employees as of 31 Dec. 5||number||14,383||14,295||14,421||14,362||14,338|
|Average number of employees 5||number||14,276||14,295||14,348||14,336||14,155|
|Book value per share||€||22.44||20.77||17.75||17.73||16,12|
|Dividend per share 6||€||1.15||0.90||0.25||1.40||1.30|
|Dividend yield 6||%||4.9||3.9||1.1||4.0||3.7|
|Closing price as of 31 Dec.||XETRA, €||23.62||22.92||22.38||35.00||34.92|
|Market capitalisation||€ billion||4.5||4.4||4.3||6.7||6.7|
|Enterprise value as of 31 Dec.||€ billion||6.9||6.1||5.3||7.5||7.3|
|Average number of shares 7||million||191.40||191.40||191.40||191.40||191.33|
1 Unless stated otherwise, information refers to the continued operations of the K+S Group. The balance sheet and therefore the key figures working capital, net indebtedness, net debt/EBITDA and book value per share include in 2011 also the discontinued operations of the nitrogen business.
2 Adjusted for the depreciation and amortisation amount not recognised in profit and loss in the context of own work capitalised.
3 Investments in or earnings-effective depreciation on property, plant and equipment, intangible assets and investment properties as well as depreciation on financial assets.
4 The adjusted key figures only include the result from operating forecast hedges of the respective reporting period reported in EBIT I. In addition, related effects on deferred and cash taxes are eliminated; tax rate for 2015: 28.7% (2014: 28.6%).
5 FTE: Full-time equivalents; part-time positions are weighted in accordance with their respective share of working hours.
6 The figure for 2015 corresponds to the dividend proposal; the dividend yield is based on the year-end closing price.
7 Total number of shares less the average number of own shares held by K+S.