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Since fiscal year 1999 the financial statements are drawn up in € (euros).

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Published on February 25, 2016 in the Annual Report 2015:

Bayer Group 2014 2015 Change from 2014
€ million € million in %
Sales 41,339 46,324 +12.1
EBIT1 5,395 6,250 +15.8
EBIT before special items2 5,833 7,069 +21.2
EBITDA3 8,315 9,583 +15.2
EBITDA before special items4 8,685 10,266 +18.2
EBITDA margin before special items5 21.0 % 22.2 %
Income before income taxes 4,414 5,245 +18.8
Net income 3,426 4,110 +20.0
Earnings per share (€) from continuing and discontinued operations6 4.14 4.97 +20.0
Core earnings per share (€) from continuing operations7 5.89 6.83 +16.0
Gross cash flow8 6,707 6,999 +4.4
Net cash flow from continuing and discontinued operations9 5,810 6,890 +18.6
Net financial debt 19,612 17,449 -11.0
Capital expenditures as per segment table 2,484 2,556 +2.9
Research and development expenses 3,537 4,281 +21.0
Return on equity 16.8% 17.9%
Equity ratio 28.8% 34.4%

 

 

Bayer AG 2014 2015 Change from 2014
€ million € million in %
Net income 2,454 1,361 -44.5
Allocation to (withdrawal from) retained earnings 593 (706) .
Total dividend payment 1,861 2,067 +11.1
Dividend per share (€) 2.25 2.50 +11.1

 

 

Employees 2014 2015 Change from 2014
in %
Number of employees10 (Dec. 31) 117,400 116,800 -0.5
Personnel expenses (including pension expenses) (€ million) 9,693 11,203 +15,6

 

2014 figures restated; figures for 2011 - 2013 as last reported.
1 EBIT = income after income taxes, plus income taxes, plus financial result. This indicator is not defined in the International Financial Reporting Standards.
2 EBIT before special items = EBIT plus special charges, minus special gains. This indicator is not defined in the International Financial Reporting Standards. See also Combined Management Report, Chapter 14.2 "Calculation of EBIT(DA) Before Special Items.".
3 EBITDA = EBIT plus the amortization of intangible assets and the depreciation of property, plant and equipment, plus impairment losses and minus impairment loss reversals, recognized in profit or loss during the reporting period. This indicator is not defined in the International Financial Reporting Standards. See also Combined Management Report, Chapter 14.2 "Calculation of EBIT(DA) Before Special Items.".
4 EBITDA before special items = EBITDA plus special charges, minus special gains. This indicator is not defined in the International Financial Reporting Standards. See also Combined Management Report, Chapter 14.2 "Calculation of EBIT(DA) Before Special Items.".
5 The EBITDA margin before special items is calculated by dividing EBITDA before special items by sales. This indicator is not defined in the International Financial Reporting Standards. See also Combined Management Report, Chapter 14.2 "Calculation of EBIT(DA) Before Special Items.".
6 Earnings per share as defined in IAS 33 = net income divided by the average number of shares. See also Note [16] to the Consolidated Financial Statements..
7 Core earnings per share = earnings per share, plus / minus amortization and impairment losses / impairment loss reversals of intangible assets, impairment losses / impairment loss reversals on property, plant and equipment, plus special charges, minus special gains (other than amortization and impairment losses / impairment loss reversals), plus / minus the related tax effects and the share of the adjustments attributable to noncontrolling interest. This indicator facilitates the comparability of performance over time. It is not defined in the International Financial Reporting Standards. See also Combined Management Report, Chapter 14.3 "Core Earnings Per Share.".
8 Gross cash flow = income after income taxes, plus income taxes, plus financial result, minus income taxes paid or accrued, plus depreciation, amortization and impairment losses, minus impairment loss reversals, plus / minus changes in pension provisions, minus gains / plus losses on retirements of noncurrent assets, minus gains from the remeasurement of already held assets in step acquisitions. The change in pension provisions includes the elimination of noncash components of EBIT. It also contains benefit payments during the year. Gross cash flow is not defined in the International Financial Reporting Standards. See also Combined Management Report, Chapter 14.5 "Liquidity and Capital Expenditures of the Bayer Group.".
9 Net cash flow = cash flow from operating activities according to IAS 7
10 Full-time equivalents

 

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