GEA Group: Key IFRS figures 2018

(EUR million) 2018 20171 Change in %
Results of operations      
Order intake 4,917.7 4,750.8 3.5
Revenue 4,828.2 4,604.5 4.9
Operating EBITDA2 518.2 563.5 –8.0
as % of revenue 10.7 12.2
Operating EBIT2 417.6 477.8 –12.6
as % of revenue 8.6 10.4
EBIT 259.8 380.2 –31.7
  Net assets      
Working capital intensity in % (average of the last 12 months) 16.9 15.9
Net liquidity (+)/Net debt (-) –72.2 5.6
  Financial position      
Operating cash flow driver margin3 6.8 8.4
ROCE in % (goodwill adjusted)4 9.2 15.6
Full-time equivalents (reporting date) 18,642 17,863 4.4
  GEA Shares      
Earnings per share (EUR) 0.63 1.30 –52.1

1) The purchase price allocation for the Pavan group acquired in the previous year was finalized in the fourth quarter of 2018 resulting in changes to the comparative figures as of 12/31/2017.
2) Before effects of purchase price allocations and adjustments (see Annual Report 2018 page 220 f.)
3) Operating cash flow driver = operating EBITDA - capital expenditure + adjustment of capital expenditure in strategic projects - change in working capital (average of the last 12 months)
4) Capital employed excluding goodwill from the acquisition of the former GEA AG by former Metallgesellschaft AG in 1999 (average of the last 12 months)