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Our results at a glance


  • Improved volumes in March in most businesses underpins revenue growth of 6 percent
  • Stronger demand in high growth markets and some of our industrial markets; mature markets stable
  • EBITDA was €399 million (2009: €289 million) at 12.3 percent (2009: 9.4 percent)
  • Margin management and cost reduction programs supported EBITDA growth of 38 percent
  • Net earnings improved to €81 million
  • National Starch classified as a discontinued operation
  • Outlook – cautiously optimistic

IN € MILLIONS

1ST QUARTER

 

 

2010

20091

Δ%

1

Restated for comparative presentation.

 

 

 

 

Continuing operations
before incidentals

 

 

 

Revenue

3,246

3,065

6

EBITDA

399

289

38

EBITDA margin (in %)

12.3

9.4

 

EBIT

258

150

72

EBIT margin (in %)

7.9

4.9

 

Moving average ROI (in %)

10.1

8.6

 

 

 

 

 

After incidentals

 

 

 

Operating income

224

110

 

Net income from
continuing operations

70

(14)

 

Net income from
discontinued operations

11

7

 

Net income/(loss) total operations

81

(7)

 

Earnings per share from
continuing operations (in €)

0.30

(0.06)

 

Earnings per share from
total operations (in €)

0.35

(0.03)

 

 

 

 

 

Capital expenditures

97

96

 

Net cash from operating activities

(525)

(317)

 

Interest coverage

2.5

1.0

 

Invested capital

12,581

12,539

 

Net debt

2,313

2,508

 

Number of employees

54,480

57,400

 

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