K+S key facts

    2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Profit and Loss 1
Revenues € million 3,627.0 3,456.6 4,175.5 3,821.7 3,950.4
  - there of Potash and Magnesium Products business unit € million 1,703.5 1,531.6 2,091.3 1,884.0 2,037.6
  - thereof Salt business unit € million 1,762.0 1.762.2 1,925.2 1,778.5 1,751.4
Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA)2 € million 576.7 519.1 1,057.5 895.5 907.2
  - there of Potash and Magnesium Products business unit 2 € million 268.8 184.8 689.2 618.5 667.5
  - thereof Salt business unit € million 325.2 322.3 381.0 276.0 235.9
EBITDA margin % 15.9 15.0 25.3 23.4 23.0
Depreciation 3 € million 305.9 289.8 275.9 254.3 251.3
Operating earnings (EBIT I) € million 270.8 229.3 781.6 641.3 655.9
  - thereof Potash and Magnesium Products business unit € million 81.4 33.6 546.1 488.8 552.5
  - thereof Salt business unit € million 223.0 203.7 266.3 172.9 117.8
EBIT I margin % 7.5 6.6 18.7 16.8 16.6
  - Potash and Magnesium Products business unit % 4.8 2.2 26.1 25.9 27.1
  - Salt business unit % 12.7 11.6 13.8 9.7 6.7
Group earnings from continued operations, adjusted 4 € million 145.0 130.5 542.3 366.6 437.1
Earnings per share from continued operations, adjusted 4 0.76 0.68 2.83 1.92 2.28
Cashflow
Operating Cashflow € million 306.8 445.4 669.4 719.1 755.7
Capital expenditure 3 € million 810.8 1,170.8 1,278.8 1,153.2 742.5
Adjusted Free Cash flow € million -389.8 -776.8 -635.9  -306.3 48.7
Balance Sheet
Balance sheet total € million 9,754.4 9,645.5 8,273.6 7,855.2 7,498.2
Equity € million 4,160.7 4,552.2 4,295.6 3,974.5 3,396.6
Equity ratio % 42.7 47.2 51.9 50.6 45.3
Net debt as of 31 Dec. € million 4,140.5 3,583.8 2,399.8 1,626.2 1,037.0
Net debt/EBITDA x 7.2 6.9 2.3 1.8 1.1
Working capital € million 968.1 894.6 945.9 786.1 844.9
Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) % 3.2 3.0 12.5 12.7 15.2
Employees
Employees as of 31 Dec. 5 number 14,793 14,530 14,383 14,295 14,421
Average number of employees 5 number 14,654 14,446 14,276 14,295 14,348
The Share
Book value per share 21.74 23.78 22.44 20.77 17.75
Dividend per share 6 0.35 0.30 1.15 0.90 0.25
Dividend yield 6 % 1.7 1.3 4.9 3.9 1.1
Closing price as of 31 Dec. XETRA, € 20.76 22.69 23.62 22.92 22.38
Market capitalisation € billion 4.0 4.3 4.5 4.4 4.3
Enterprise value as of 31 Dec. € billion 8.1 7.9 6.9 6.1 5.3
Average number of shares 7 million 191.40 191.40 191.40 191.40 191.40

1 Unless stated otherwise, information refers to the continued operations of the K+S Group. The discontinued operations of the COMPO business are also included up to 2009, and also the discontinued operations of the nitrogen business up to 2010. The balance sheet and therefore the key figures working capital, net indebtedness, net indebtedness/EBITDA and book value per share also include in 2010 the discontinued operations of the COMPO business and 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 Concerns cash investments as well as depreciation of property, plant and equipment and amortisation of intangible assets, taking claims for reimbursement from claim management into account.
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 2017: 29.9% (2016: 29.3%).
5 FTE: Full-time equivalents; part-time positions are weighted in accordance with their respective share of working hours. 
6 The figure for 2017 corresponds to the dividend proposal; the dividend yield is based on the year-end closing price.
7 The price of the K+S share since the capital increase in December 2009 has been traded ex subscription right. Historical values were not adjusted.

8 Total number of shares less the average number of own shares held by K+S.

 

 

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