GEA performance 2022

Annual Report 2022

"Dealing with multiple, interrelated crises in the past year was a major challenge. This makes our success all the more remarkable,” said CEO Stefan Klebert. “We even slightly exceeded the upgraded guidance issued after the strong third quarter. This would not have been possible without our dedicated employees. I would like to thank the GEA team around the world for their exceptional performance."

2022 – another stellar year

Operational performance

All major financial KPI’S further improved

ESG performance

Numerous rating improvements

Mission 26

Strategic growth plan well on track

New Food Frontiers

Realizing the promise of alternative proteins

Share buyback

€300m buyback program completed

Key financial figures

In another challenging year, GEA succeeded in increasing all key performance indicators in fiscal year 2022.

Key financial figures 2022

Financial key figures of GEA

20222021Change in %
Order intake
5,678.95,222.58.7
Book-to-bill ratio
1.101.11-
Order backlog
3,192.72,785.414.6
Revenue
5,164.74,702.99.8
Organic revenue growth1
8.94.3468 bps
Share of service revenue in %
34.934.266 bps
EBITDA before restructuring expenses
712.0624.814.0
as % of revenue
13.813.350 bps
EBITDA
654.0569.314.9
EBIT before restructuring expenses
529.1443.719.2
EBIT
461.0379.721.4
Profit for the period
401.4305.231.5
ROCE in %2
31.827.8391 bps

Figures are EUR in millions

20222021Change in %
Cash flow from operating activities
471.6675.9–30.2
Cash flow from investing activities
–175.8–112.5–56.3
Free cash flow
295.8563.4–47.5
20222021Change in %
Net working capital (reporting date)
314.1240.330.7
as % of revenue (LTM)
6.15.197 bps
Capital employed (reporting date)3
1,590.11,467.98.3
Equity
2,280.92,076.29.9
Equity ratio in %
38.535.3318 bps
Net liquidity (+)/Net debt (-)4
346.4499.8–30.7
20222021Change in %
Earnings per share (EUR)
2.281.7034.6
Earnings per share before restructuring expenses (EUR)
2.581.9929.7
Market capitalization (EUR billion; reporting date)5
6.98.7–20.6
Employees (FTE; reporting date)
18,23618,1430.5
Total workforce (FTE; reporting date)
19,25519,2520.0
Annual Report 2022

GEA‘s Annual Report 2022

In another challenging year, GEA succeeded in increasing all key performance indicators in fiscal year 2022. Our sustained positive business performance also enabled us to further strengthen the capital market's confidence in GEA. This was underpinned by the "Investors' Darling 2022" award from manager magazin.
Sustainability Report 2022

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GEA‘s Sustainability Report 2022

Sustainability is an integral part of our ‘Mission 26’ strategy. GEA holds top positions in its segment in all other major ESG ratings. Additionally, GEA was the only German company to be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index in 2022.
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