Highlights of the financial year 2018

Sales


+3.1%
Currency-adjusted sales growth in 2018
Sales development
2009 – 2018
(in CHF million)
EBIT, EBITDA, Net income,
Earnings per share (EPS)
2016 – 2018
(in CHF million) (EPS: in CHF)
* Adjusted for costs in connection with the Sanitec acquisition and integration (EBITDA 2018 not adjusted)
Net income development
2009 – 2018
(in CHF million)
* Adjusted for costs in connection with the Sanitec acquisition and integration

Free cashflow
(in CHF)


582 million
+22.2% versus prior year
Operating cashflow margin
(EBITDA margin)

28.2%

Around previous year's performance

Payout ratio

62.7%
The payout ratio is in the upper range of the target corridor of 50 to 70%
Adjusted earnings per share
(in CHF)

17.21

+4.7% versus prior year

R&D expenditures
(in CHF)


78 million
Around previous year's performance
Investments in property, plant and equipment and intangible assets
(in CHF)

162 million

+1.9% versus prior year

Currency effects in sales
(in CHF)


+83 million
Currency effects in EBIT
(in CHF)

+16 million

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