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Recovery in the second semester

Income statement CHF million 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Third party sales
Change to previous year in %
– thereof currency impact
– thereof change in scope
– thereof organic growth
1,704.9
–4.3
–4.1
3.0
–3.2
1,781.4
2.5
–1.3
4.4
–0.6
1,738.6
6.5
1.4
0.8
4.3
1,632.7
13.7
0.5
5.8
7.4
1,436.5
4.4
0.9
1.5
2.0
Net sales 1,707.1 1,782.1 1,736.9 1,634.8 1,436.7
EBITDA
As a % of net sales
327.6
19.2
331.7
18.6
332.8
19.2
323.5
19.8
306.2
21.3
Operating profit (EBIT)
As a % of net sales
227.4
13.3
236.3
13.3
243.1
14.0
197.7
12.1
159.8
11.1
Operating profit (EBIT) adjusted1
As a % of net sales
225.3
13.2
239.1
13.4
243.1
14.0
233.3
14.3
210.1
14.6
Net income
As a % of net sales
184.8
10.8
206.5
11.6
193.9
11.2
159.1
9.7
124.8
8.7
Balance sheet in CHF million
Assets
Net cash (+)/(-debt) (–)
1,684.1
144.3
1,638.6
68.7
1,619.3
59.1
1,519.0
34.7
1,469.7
0.5
Average Capital Employed2
Invested Capital2
1,134.0
2,149.5
1,134.9
2,153.2
1,070.8
2,058.3
947.4
1,960.9
846.6
1,692.2
Equity
As a % of assets
1,278.2
75.9
1,237.2
75.5
1,204.6
74.4
1,078.0
71.6
987.8
67.2
Cash flow statement in CHF million
Cash flow from operating activities
Purchase of property, plant, equipment and software
Acquisition (–)/Disposal (+) of subsidaries, net of cash
296.4
–104.1
–59.5
277.6
–116.7
–95.4
263.5
–149.1
–9.6
226.6
–132.8
–10.2
241.5
–84.6
–250.6
Employees
Full-time equivalents (FTE) 10,692 10,571 10,231 9,478 9,021
Financial key ratios (unaudited)
ROCE in %2 (Return on Capital Employed)
ROIC in %2 (Return on Invested Capital)
19.9
8.6
21.1
9.2
22.7
9.7
24.6
9.8
24.8
10.2
Share key ratios
Earnings per share in CHF
Payout per share in CHF
Payout in CHF million
Payout ratio in %
4.90
1.803
67.5
36.5
5.47
1.803
67.5
32.7
5.14
2.00
75.0
38.7
4.24
1.90
71.2
44.8
3.32
1.75
65.6
52.6

1Adjustments are explained in the annual report on page 109
2Calculation of the key figure is shown in the annual report on page 108
3Proposed payout at SFS Group’s Annual General Meeting on 22 April 2021