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Facts & Figures

  • Approx. 14,500 employees
  • 24 production sites
  • Subsidiaries and sales offices in 32 countries
  • Annual sales of €4.98 billion in 2018

Key Financial Data at a Glance

Wacker Chemie AG 2018 2017 2016* 2015 2014 2013
Sales (€ million) 4,978.8 4,924.2 4,634.2 5,296.2 4,826.4 4,478.9
EBITDA (€ million) 930.0 1,014.1 955.5 1,048.8 1,042.3 678.7
EBIT (€ million) 389.6 423.7 337.5 473.4 443.3 114.3
Group net income (€ million) 260.1 884.8 189.3 241.8 195.4 6.3
Capital expenditures (incl. financial assets) (€ million) 460.9 326.8 338.1 834.0 572.2 503.7
Research and development expenses (€ million) 164.6 153.1 150.0 175.3 183.1 173.8
Employees 14,542 13,811 13,448 16,972 16,703 16,009
*

Note

As of March 15, 2017, WACKER’s stake in Siltronic AG is 30.8 percent. As stipulated by IFRS 5 (Non-Current Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations), WACKER is retrospectively reporting the net income of Siltronic AG and its subsidiaries for 2016 as “Income from discontinued operations.” Since March 15, 2017, the Group’s stake in Siltronic AG has been accounted for using the equity method. Should figures have changed as a result, the values stated here have been amended accordingly.

Investments

WACKER has sites and subsidiaries in all key regions of the world. Our latest annual report contains details about our shareholdings.

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