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Quarterly Statement Q1 2022

Sales and earnings

    1st Quarter
    2022 2021 +/-
Sales Million € 23,083 19,400 19.0%
Income from operations before depreciation, amortization and special items Million € 3,743 3,181 17.7%
Income from operations before depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) Million € 3,709 3,176 16.8%
EBITDA margin % 16.1 16.4
Depreciation and amortizationa Million € 924 865 6.8%
Income from operations (EBIT) Million € 2,785 2,311 20.5%
Special items Million € –34 –10 –237.1%
EBIT before special items Million € 2,818 2,321 21.4%
Income before income taxes Million € 1,878 2,247 –16.4%
Income after taxes Million € 1,321 1,810 –27.0%
Net income Million € 1,221 1,718 –28.9%
Earnings per share Million € 1.34 1.87 –28.3%
Adjusted earnings per shareb 2.70 2.00 35.0%
         
Research and development expenses Million € 569 511 11.4%
Personnel expenses Million € 3,067 2,947 4.1%
Employees (March 31)   110,828 110,261 0.5%
         
Assets (March 31) Million € 93,983 84,833 10,8%
Investments including acquisitionsc Million € 741 545     36.0%
         
Equity ratio (March 31) % 45.3 46.0
Net debt (March 31) Million € 16,251 15,962 1.8%
Cash flows from operating activities Million € –290 –525 44.7%
Free cash flow Million € –893 –981 8.9%

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

b Due to the current share buyback program, the weighted average number of outstanding shares in the first quarter of 2022 was 912,885,116.

c Additions to property, plant and equipment and intangible assets

Last Update April 29, 2022