Group key figures

Source : 2017 Financial Document

Key figures

(In € millions) 2017 2016 Change
Revenue 15,478 12,385 +25.0%
EBITDA 3,464 2,318 +49.4%
EBITDA margin (as a % of revenue) 22.4% 18.7% +3.7pts
Recurring operating income 2,948 1,886 +56.3%
Recurring operating margin (as a % of revenue) 19.0% 15.2% +3.8pts
Net income attributable to owners of the parent 1,786 814 +119.5%
o/w net income from continuing operations excluding non-recurring items 2,002 1,282 +56.2%
Gross operating investments(1) 752 611 +23.1%
Free cash flow from operations(2) 2,318 1,189 +94.9%
Net debt(3) 3,049 4,371 -30.2%
Average number of employees (full time equivalent) 38,596 35,877 +7.6%

(1) Purchases of property, plant and equipement and intangible assets.
(2) Net cash flow from operating activities less net acquisitions of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets.
(3) Net debt is defined on page 86 of the 2017 Financial document.

Per share data (in €) 2017 2016 Change
Earnings per share attributable to owners of the parent 14.17 6.46 +119.3%
o/w continuing operations excluding non-recurring items 15.89 10.17 +56.2%
Dividend per share 6.00(4) 4.60 +30.4%

(4) Subject to the approval of the Annual General Meeting on April 26, 2018.

Revenue breakdown by Activity*

Revenue breakdown by Activity

* Excluding corporate and others, with a revenue of  €300 million in 2017

Revenue breakdown by region

and comparable* change

Revenue breakdown by region

* Comparable revenue is defined on page 86 of the 2017 Financial Document

Group revenue

2017 vs 2016 comparable* change, in %

Group revenue

* Comparable revenue is defined on page 86 of the 2017 Financial Document

Recurring operating income Breakdown by activity *

Recurring operating income Breakdown by activity

* Excluding Corporate and others.

Recurring operating income

change and margin

Recurring operating income

Dividend per share

(in €)

Dividend per share

* Subject to the approval of the Annual General Meeting to be held on April 26, 2018.

Net income attributable to owners of the parent

(in € millions)

Net income attributable to owners of the parent

Equity and debt-to-equity ratio*

(in € millions and in %)

Equity and debt-to-equity ratio

* Net Debt (**) /equity
** Net debt is defined on page 86 of the 2017 Financial Document

Free cash flow from operations*

(in € millions)

Free cash flow from operations

* Net cash flow from operating activities less net acquisitions of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets.

Net debt*

(in € millions)

Net debt

* Net debt is defined on page 86 of the 2017 Financial Document

Solvency ratio

(Net debt*/EBITDA)

Solvency ratio

* Net debt is defined on page 86 of the 2017 Financial Document