28 February 2018 07:30

organic revenue growth +6%; net profit and earnings per share +12%

highlights

  • revenue +7% to EUR 2,694 million (organic +6%)
  • operating profit (EBITA) +13% to EUR 336 million; EBITA-margin improved to 12.5%
  • net profit before amortisation +12% to EUR 238 million; earnings per share EUR 2.15 (+12%)
  • free cash flow +13% to EUR 310 million; cash flow from operations +12% to EUR 427 million
  • return on capital employed (including goodwill) improved to 16.2%
  • many investments in organic growth and innovation initiatives
  • bolt-on acquisitions: VIN SERVICE and PNEUTEC

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