SIKA Group

in CHF mn

2017  as % of net sales 2018  as % of net sales
Net sales 6,248.3   7,085.4  
Gross result 3,399.1 54.4 3,751.7 53.0
Operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) 1,068.5 17.1 1,149.9 16.3
Operating profit (EBIT) 896.3 14.3 945.9 13.4
Net profit 649.0 10.4 687.1 9.7
Operating free cash flow 496.8 8.0 513.2 7.2

Capital expenditures

163.4 2.6 238.6 3.4
Balance sheet total 5,795.8   6,382.2  
Shareholders' equity 3,411.1   1,675.4  
Equity ratio in % 58.9   26.3  

ROCE in %

29.8   26.2  
Earnings per share in CHF1 253.52   4.69  
Number of employees 18,484   20,060  

Training hours per employee

12.9   16.8  

1 Due to share split in June 2018, the dividend per share of the previous year has been adjusted by the factor 60 to ensure comparabilty.