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Ten-year summary

Million €

2008

2009

2010

2011

20121

20132

2014

2015 2016 2017
Sales and earnings                    
Sales 62,304 50,693 63,873 73,497 72,129 73,973 74,326 70,449 57,550 64,475
Income from operations (EBIT) 6,463 3,677 7,761 8,586 6,742 7,160 7,626 6,248 6,275 8,522
Income before taxes 5,976 3,079 7,373 8,970 5,977 6,600 7,203 5,548 5,395 7,800
Income before minority interests 3,305 1,655 5,074 6,603 5,067 5,113 5,492 4,301 4,255 6,352
Net income 2,912 1,410 4,557 6,188 4,819 4,792 5,155 3,987 4,056 6,078
Income from operations before depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)   9,562 7,388 11,131 11,993 10,009 10,432 11,043 10,649 10,526 12,724
EBIT before special items 6,856 4,852 8,138 8,447 6,647 7,077 7,357 6,739 6,309 8,328
EBIT after cost of capital 1,621 (226) 3,500 2,551 1,164 1,768 1,368 194 1,136 2,727
                     
Capital expenditures, depreciation and amortization                    
Additions to property, plant and equipment and intangible assets 3,634 5,972 5,304 3,646 5,263 7,726 7,285 6,013 7,258 4,364

Thereof property, plant and equipment

2,809 4,126 3,294 3,199 4,084 6,428 6,369 5,742 4,377 4,028
Depreciation and amortization of property. plant and equipment and intangible assets 3,099 3,711 3,370 3,407 3,267 3,272 3,417 4,401 4,251 4,202

Thereof property, plant and equipment

2,481 2,614 2,667 2,618 2,594 2,631 2,770 3,600 3,691 3,586
                     
Number of employees                    

At year-end

96,924 104,779 109,140 111,141 110,782 112,206 113,292 112,435 113,830 115,490

Annual average

95,885 103,612 104,043 110,403 109,969 111,844 112,644 113,249 111,975 114,333
                     
Personnel expenses 6,364 7,107 8,228 8,576 8,963 9,285 9,224 9,982 10,165 10,610
                     
Research and development expenses 1,355 1,398 1,492 1,605 1,732 1,849 1,884 1,953 1,863 1,888
                     
Key data                    
Earnings per share3 (€) 3.13 1.54 4.96 6.74 5.25 5.22 5.61 4.34 4.42 6.62
Adjusted earnings per share3 (€) 3.85 3.01 5.73 6.26 5.64 5.31 5.44 5.00 4.83 6.44
Cash provided by operating activities4 5,023 5,693 6,460 7,105 6,602 8,100 6,958 9,446 7,717 8,785
EBITDA margin (%) 15.3 14.6 17.4 16.3 13.9 14.1 14.9 15.1 18.3 19.7
Return on assets (%) 13.5 7.5 14.7 16.1 11.0 11.5 11.7 8.7 8.2 10.8
Return on equity after tax (%) 17.0 8.9 24.6 27.5 19.9 19.2 19.7 14.4 13.3 18.9
                     
Appropriation of profits                    
Net income of BASF SE5 2,982 2,176 3,737 3,506 2,880 2,826 5,853 2,158 2,808 3,130
Dividends 1,791 1,561 2,021 2,296 2,388 2,480 2,572 2,664 2,755 2,847
Dividend per share3 (€) 1.95 1.70 2.20 2.50 2.60 2.70 2.80 2.90 3.00 3.10
                     
Number of shares as of December 313,6 (million) 918.5 918.5 918.5 918.5 918.5 918.5 918.5 918.5 918.5 918.5

1 We have applied International Financial Reporting Standards 10 and 11 as well as International Accounting Standard 19 (revised) since January 1, 2013. Figures for 2012 have been restated; no restatement was made for 2011 and earlier.
2 Figures for 2013 have been adjusted to reflect the dissolution of the natural gas trading business disposal group.
3 We conducted a two-for-one stock split in the second quarter of 2008.
4 Includes the change in reporting from 2009 onward of the effects of regular extensions of U.S. dollar hedging transactions
5 Calculated in accordance with German GAAP
6 After deduction of repurchased shares earmarked for cancellation

Last Update 15 June 2018