Key financial figures
Key financial figures

Financial figures of the K+S Group

Here you will find the most important financial figures of the K+S Group.

K+S key facts¹

The K+S key facts contain an overview of the financial figures for the past five years and an overview of the business figures for the last year.

 

 



    2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Profit and Loss
Revenues m€ 3,698.4 4,070.7 4,039.1 3,627.0 3,456.6
Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) 2 m€ 444.8 640.4 606.3 576.7  519.1
EBITDA-Margin % 12.0 15.7 15.0 15.9  15.0
Depreciation 3 m€ 404.9 431.9 379.1 305.9  289.8
Group earnings, adjusted 4 m€ -1,802.5 77.8 85.4 145.0  130.5
Earnings per share, adjusted 4 -9.42 0.41 0.45 0.76  0.68
Cash flow
Operating cash flow m€ 428.5 639.8 308.7 306.8  445.4
Capital expenditure 5 m€ 526.0 493.3 443.2 810.8  1,170.8
Adjusted free cash flow m€ -42.2 139.7 -206.3 -389.8  -776.8
Balance sheet
Balance sheet total m€ 8.387,4 10,592.2 9,966.2 9,754.4  9,645.5
Equity m€ 2,222.6 4,495.1 4,144.1 4,160.7  4,552.2
Equity ratio % 26.5 42.4 41.6 42.7  47.2
Net debt as of Dec. 31 6 m€ 3,217.4 3,116.6 3.241,5 2.974,1  2.401,1
Debt ratio (Net financial liabilities/EBITDA) 6 x-fold 7.2 4.9 5.3 5.2  4.6
Working capital m€ 747.4 1,037.9 1,126.7 968.1  894.6
Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) % -22.8 2.3 2.6 3.2  3.0
Employees
Employees as of Dec. 31 7 number 14,732 14,868 14,931 14,793  14,530
Average number of employees 7 number 14,758 14,693 14,904 14.654  14,446
Share
Book value per share 11.61 23.49 21.65 21.74  23.78
Dividend per share 8 0.00 0.04 0.25 0.35  0.30
Dividend yield 8 % 0.0 1.3 1.6 1.7  1.3
Closing price as of Dec. 31 XETRA,€ 7.79 11.12 15.72 20.76  22.69
Market capitalization b € 1.5 2.1 3.0 4.0  4.3
Enterprise value as of Dec. 31 b € 6.1 6.7 7.4 8.1  7.9
Average number of shares 9 million 191.40 191.40 191.40 191.40  191.40

1  The figures relate to the continuing and discontinued operations of the K+S Group, unless otherwise indicated. The balance sheet and therefore the key figures working capital, net financial debt, net financial debt / EBITDA and book value per share also include the discontinued operations of the Nitrogen business in 2011 and the discontinued operations of the Americas operating unit in 2020.
2 EBITDA is defined as earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, adjusted by the depreciation and amortization amount not recognized in profit and loss in the context of own work capitalized, earnings arising from changes in the fair market value of outstanding operating anticipatory hedges, changes in the fair value of operating anticipatory hedges recognized in prior periods. 
3 Relates to amortization of intangible assets and depreciation of property, plant and equipment, adjusted for depreciation and amortization of own work capitalized recognized directly in equity.

4 The adjusted key figures only include the result from operating forecast hedges of the respective reporting period reported; changes in the fair market value of outstanding operating forecast hedges are eliminated. In addition, related effects on deferred and cash taxes are eliminated; tax rate for 2020: 30.1% (2019: 30.0%).
5 Relates to cash payments for investments in property, plant and equipment and intangible assets, taking claims for reimbursement from claim management into account excluding additions to leases in accordance with IFRS 16. 
6 From January 1, 2019 contains leasing obligations arising explicitly from finance lease contracts concluded. Prior-year figures are unadjusted.
7 FTE: Full-time equivalents; part-time positions are weighted in accordance with their respective share of working hours.
8  In 2019, the proposed dividend was adjusted from the previous €0.15 to the minimum dividend to maintain eligibility for funding by KfW. In 2020, the figure corresponds to the dividend proposal. 
9 Total number of shares less the average number of own shares held by K+S.

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