in CHF mn 1/1/2018 – 6/30/2018 as % of net sales 1/1/2019 – 6/30/2019 as % of net sales
Net sales 3,470.1   3,732.4  
Gross result 1,861.2 53.6 2,008.9 53.8
Operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) 544.8 15.7 623.8 16.7
Operating profit (EBIT) 444.6 12.8 481.7 12.9
Net profit 318.2 9.2 330.7 8.9
Operating free cash flow 11.5 0.3 179.7 4.8
Capital expenditures 148.7 4.3 86 2.3
Balance sheet total1 6,382.0   10,139.1  
Shareholders´ equity1 1,675.2   2,835.4  
Equity ratio in %1, 2 26.2   28  
Return on capital employed (ROCE) in %3 26.2   17  
Basic earnings per share (EPS) in CHF 2.12   2.31  
Diluted earnings per share (EPS) in CHF 2.11   2.11  
Number of employees1 20,060   24,951  

1 As of December 31, 2018/June 30, 2019.
2 Shareholders’ equity divided by balance sheet total.
3 Capital employed = current assets, PPE, intangible assets less cash and cash equivalents, current securities, current liabilities (excluding bank loans and bond). This includes the capital employed from the initial consolidation of Parex.

Net Sales (consolidated)
+7.6%
(+9.6% in local currencies)
Ebit
+8.3%
(12.9% of net sales)
Net Profit
+3.9%
(8.9% of net sales)

Investor Information

  6/30/2018 6/30/2019
Number of registered shares with a nominal value of CHF 0.01 152,410,680 141,781,160
Registered share price as of June 30 (CHF) 137.4 166.6
Market capitalization as of June 30 (CHF mn) 20,941 23,621