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Key financial data

Half-Year Financial Report 2021

    Q2 H1
    2021 2020 +/– 2021 2020 +/-
Sales Million €

19,753

12,680

56%

39,153

29,433

33%

Income from operations before depreciation, amortization and special items Million €

3,217

1,229

162%

6,398

3,808

68%

Income from operations before depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) Million €

3,199

1,070

199%

6,375

3,498

82%

EBITDA margin %

16.2

8.4

16.3

11.9

Depreciation and amortizationa Million €

883

1,011

–13%

1,748

1,983

–12%

Income from operations (EBIT) Million €

2,316

59

.

4,627

1,515

205%

Special items Million €

–39

–167

77%

–49

–351

86%

EBIT before special items Million €

2,355

226

.

4,676

1,866

151%

Income before income taxes Million €

2,189

–923

.

4,436

277

.

Income after taxes from continuing operations Million €

1,794

–888

.

3,604

–7

.

Income after taxes from discontinued operations Million €

14

36

Net income Million €

1,654

–878

.

3,372

7

.

Earnings per share

1.80

–0.96

.

3.67

0.01

.

Adjusted earnings per share

2.03

0.25

.

4.03

1.51

167%

               
Research and development expenses Million €

545

480

14%

1,056

974

8%

Personnel expenses Million €

2,924

2,679

9%

5,871

5,505

7%

Employees (June 30)  

107,646

117,563

–8%

107,646

117,563

–8%

               
Assets (June 30) Million €

82,938

90,369

–8%

82,938

90,369

–8%

Investments including acquisitionsb Million €

831

654

27%

1,376

2,790

–51%

               
Equity ratio (June 30) %

45.9

42.5

45.9

42.5

Net debt (June 30) Million €

16,241

20,519

–21%

16,241

20,519

–21%

Cash flows from operating activities Million €

2,537

2,242

13%

2,012

1,212

66%

Free cash flow Million €

1,770

1,516

17%

789

–83

.

a Depreciation and amortization of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets (including impairments and reversals of impairments)

b Additions to property, plant and equipment and intangible assets

Chemicals Million €
  2020 2019
Sales 8,071 9,532
EBIT before special items 445 791
Steamcracker im BASF-Werk Ludwigshafen
Materials Million €
  2020 2019
Sales 10,736 11,466
EBIT before special items 835 1,003
Birds eye view of BASF plant

Industrial Solutions

Million €

  2020 2019
Sales 7,644 8,389
EBIT before special items 822 820
Liquid solution on disc held by scientist
Surface Technologies Million €
  2020 2019
Sales 16,659 13,142
EBIT before special items 484 722
Car frame featuring BASF coating solution
Nutrition & Care Million €
  2020 2019
Sales 6,019 6,075
EBIT before special items 773 793
Softgel capsules spilling out of jar
Agricultural  Solutions Million €
  2020 2019
Sales 7,660 7,814
EBIT before special items 970 1,095
Field of yellow flowers
Last Update July 28, 2021