Key Figures

The fiscal year is the calendar year.

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

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The interactive chart generator for the Integrated Annual Report of Bayer AG gives an overview of the key financial and ecological data for the past five years. You can collate the given key data and years yourself in the form of tables, bar charts or line charts. Diagrams can be stored as graphics, tables as Excel documents.

Published on February 28, 2018 in the Annual Report 2017:

Key Data Bayer Group 2016 2017 Change
€ million € million %
Sales 34,943 35,015 +0.2
EBITDA1 8,801 8,563 -2.7
EBITDA before special items1 9,318 9,288 -0.3
EBITDA margin before special items1 26.7% 26.5%
EBIT1 5,738 5,903 +2.9
EBIT before special items1 6,826 7,130 +4.5
Income before income taxes 4,773 4,577 -4.1
Net income (from continuing and discontinued operations) 4,531 7,336 +61.9
Earnings per share (from continuing and discontinued operations) (€)1 5.44 8.41 +54.6
Core earnings per share (from continuing operations) (€)1 6.67 6.74 +1.0
Net cash provided by operating activities (from continuing and discontinued operations) 9,089 8,134 -10.5
Net financial debt 11,778 3,595 -69.5
Capital expenditures as per segment table2 2,627 2,418 -8.0

Bayer AG 2016 2017 Change
%
Total dividend payment 2,233 2,315 +3.7
Dividend per share (€) 2.70 2.80 +3.7

Innovation 2016 2017 Change
%
Research and development expenses 4,405 4,504 +2.2
Ratio of R&D expenses to sales – Pharmaceuticals (%) 16.7 16.2
Ratio of R&D expenses to sales – Crop Science (%) 11.7 11.7
Employees in research and development 14,213 14,041 -1.2

Employees 2016 2017 Change
%
Number of employees3 (Dec. 31) 99,592 99,820 +0.2
Personnel expenses (including pension expenses) (€ million) 9,459 9,528 +0.7
Proportion of women in senior management (%) 31 32
Proportion of employees with health insurance (%) 98 98
Fluctuation (voluntary / total) (%) 4.8 / 13.2 4.8 / 10.4
Hours of vocational and ongoing training per employee 23.0 23.4 +1.7
Safety & Environmental Protection 2016 2017 Change
in %
Recordable Incident Rate (RIR) for Bayer employees 0.40 0.45 +12.5
Loss of Primary Containment Incident Rate (LoPC-IR)4 0.17 0.13 -21.4
Total energy consumption (terajoules) 26,243 25,832 -1.6
Energy efficiency (kWh / €1,000 external sales)5 130 125 -3.8
Total greenhouse gas emissions (CO2 equivalents in million t)6 4.64 3.63 -21.8
Specific greenhouse gas emissions (kg CO2 equivalents / €1,000 external sales) according to the market-based method7 48.45 46.26 -4.5
Water use (million m3) 93 98 +6.0

2016 figures restated
1 For definitions of the indicators see Annual Report 2017, Chapter "Alternative Performance Measures Used by the Bayer Group."
2 Group total 2016 including Covestro
3 Employees calculated as full-time equivalents (FTEs)
4 Number of incidents in which chemicals leak from their primary container, such as pipelines, pumps, tanks or drums, per 200,000 working hours
5 Quotient of total energy consumption and manufactured sales volume; Bayer excluding Currenta
6 Direct emissions from power plants, waste incinerators and production plants and indirect emissions from external supplies of electricity, steam and cooling (according to the market-based method); portfolio-adjusted in accordance with the GHG Protocol
7 Bayer excluding Currenta

 

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