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Ten-year Summary

Million € 2010 2011 2012a 2013b 2014 2015 2016 2017c 2018 2019
Statement of income                      
Sales 63,873 73,497 72,129 73,973 74,326 70,449 57,550 61,223 60,220d 59,316
Income from operations (EBIT) 7,761 8,586 6,742 7,160 7,626 6,248 6,275 7,587 5,974d 4,052
Income before income taxes 7,373 8,970 5,977 6,600 7,203 5,548 5,395 6,882 5,233d 3,302
Income after taxes from continuing operations 5,592 4,116d 2,546
Income after taxes from discontinued operations 760 863d 5,945
Income after taxes 5,074 6,603 5,067 5,113 5,492 4,301 4,255 6,352 4,979 8,491
Net income 4,557 6,188 4,819 4,792 5,155 3,987 4,056 6,078 4,707 8,421
Income from operations before depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)
11,131 11,993 10,009 10,432 11,043 10,649 10,526 10,765 8,970d 8,036
EBIT before special items 8,138 8,447 6,647 7,077 7,357 6,739 6,309 7,645 6,281d 4,536
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
Capital expenditures, depreciation and amortization                    
Additions to property, plant and equipment and intangible assets 5,304 3,646 5,263 7,726 7,285 6,013 7,258 4,364 10,735 4,097

of which property, plant and equipment

3,294 3,199 4,084 6,428 6,369 5,742 4,377 4,028 5,040 3,842
Depreciation and amortization of property. plant and equipment and intangible assets 3,370 3,407 3,267 3,272 3,417 4,401 4,251 4,202 3,750d 4,146

of which property, plant and equipment

2,667 2,618 2,594 2,631 2,770 3,600 3,691 3,586 3,155d 3,408
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
Number of employees                    

At year-end

109,140 111,141 110,782 112,206 113,292 112,435 113,830 115,490 122,404 117,628

Annual average

104,043 110,403 109,969 111,844 112,644 113,249 111,975 114,333 118,371 119,200
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
Personnel expenses 8,228 8,576 8,963 9,285 9,224 9,982 10,165 10,610 10,659 10,924
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
Research and development expenses 1,492 1,605 1,732 1,849 1,884 1,953 1,863 1,843 1,994d 2,158
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
Key data

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
Earnings per share (€) 4.96 6.74 5.25 5.22 5.61 4.34 4.42 6.62 5.12 9.17
Adjusted earnings per share (€) 5.73 6.26 5.64 5.31 5.44 5.00 4.83 6.44 5.87 4.00
Cash flows from operating activities 6,460 7,105 6,602 8,100 6,958 9,446 7,717 8,785 7,939 7,474
EBITDA margin (%) 17.4 16.3 13.9 14.1 14.9 15.1 18.3 17.6 14.9d 13.5
Return on assets (%) 14.7 16.1 11.0 11.5 11.7 8.7 8.2 9.5 7.1 4.5
Return on equity after tax (%) 24.6 27.5 19.9 19.2 19.7 14.4 13.3 18.9 14.1 21.6
Return on capital employed (ROCE) (%) 15.4 12.0d 7.7
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
Appropriation of profits                    
Net income of BASF SEe 3,737 3,506 2,880 2,826 5,853 2,158 2,808 3,130 2,982 3,899
Dividend 2,021 2,296 2,388 2,480 2,572 2,664 2,755 2,847 2,939 3,030
Dividend per share (€) 2.20 2.50 2.60 2.70 2.80 2.90 3.00 3.10 3.20 3.30
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
Number of shares as of December 31 (million) 918.5 918.5 918.5 918.5 918.5 918.5 918.5 918.5 918.5 918.5

a We have applied International Reporting Standards IFRS 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.

b Figures for 2013 have been adjusted to reflect the dissolution of the natural gas trading business disposal group.

c Figures for 2017 were restated with the presentation of the oil and gas activities as discontinued operations. For more information, see the Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements from page 204 onward.

d Figures for 2018 were restated with the presentation of the construction chemicals activities as discontinued operations. For more information, see the Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements from page 204 onward.

e Calculated in accordance with German GAAP

Last Update February 28, 2020