Annual Report 2015 - Wacker Chemie AG


Annual Report 2015

Annual Report 2015

  • AT €5.3 BILLION, SALES FOR 2015 ARE SOME 10 PERCENT HIGHER THAN THE YEAR BEFORE
  • FULL-YEAR EBITDA OF €1.05 BILLION AT PRIOR-YEAR LEVEL, DESPITE LOWER SPECIAL INCOME
  • NET INCOME CLIMBS 24 PERCENT TO €242 MILLION
  • DIVIDEND TO RISE BY 33 PERCENT TO €2.00 PER SHARE
  • FOR FULL-YEAR 2016, WACKER EXPECTS SALES TO EDGE UP, WITH EBITDA LIKELY TO CLIMB SLIGHTLY WHEN ADJUSTED FOR SPECIAL INCOME
  • CAPITAL EXPENDITURES WILL ROUGHLY HALVE TO ABOUT €425 MILLION IN CURRENT YEAR, WITH MARKEDLY POSITIVE NET CASH FLOW EXPECTED AS A RESULT


in € million
Q4 2015 Q4 2014 Change
in %
2015 2014 Change
in %
Sales 1,232.9 1,194.5 3.2 5,296.2 4,826.4 9.7
EBITDA (1) 188.4 180.1 4.6 1,048.8 1,042.3 0.6
EBITDA margin (2) 15.3% 15.1% - 19.8% 21.6% -
EBIT (3) 33.7 31.1 8.4 473.4 443.3 6.8
EBIT margin (2) 2.7% 2.6% - 8.9% 9.2% -
Financial result -16.3 -15.7 3.8 -66.7 -78.1 -14.6
Income before taxes 17.4 15.4 13.0 406.7 365.2 11.4
Net income attributable to Wacker Chemie AG shareholders 4.8 -17.2 n.a. 241.8 195.4 23.7
Earnings per share in € 0.13 -0.32 n.a. 5.0 4.10 21.2
Investment (incl. financial assets) 224.4 229.0 -2.0 834.0 572.2 45.8
Net cash flow(5) -51.9 -116.8 >100 22.5 215.7 n.a.
in € million Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Equity 2,795.1 1,946.5
Financial liabilities 1,455.4 1,601.5
Net financial liabilities (4) 1,074.0 1,080.6
Total assets 7,264.4 6,947.2
Employees (number at end of period) 16,972 16,703
(1) EBITDA is EBIT before depreciation and amortization.
(2) Margins are calculated based on sales.
(3) EBIT is the result from continuing operations for the period before interest and other financial results, and income taxes.
(4) Sum of cash and cash equivalents, noncurrent and current securities, and noncurrent and current financial liabilities.
(5) Sum of cash flow from operating activities (excluding changes in advance payments) and cash flow from long-term investing activities
(before securities), including additions due to finance leases.

Annual Press Conference

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Annual Report 2015

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