IFRS indicators

(EUR million) 2017 2016 Change in % FX adjusted change¹ in %
  Results of operations        
Order intake 4,750.8 4,673.6 1.7 2,4
Revenue 4,604.5 4,491.9 2.5 3,1
Operating EBITDA² 563.5 566.3 -0.5
as % of revenue 12.2 12.6
Operating EBIT² 477.8 485.0 -1.5
as % of revenue 10.4 10.8
EBIT 380.9 387.0 -1.6
  Net assets        
Working capital intensity in % (average of the last 12 months) 15.9 14.5
Net liquidity (+)/Net debt (–)³ 5.6 782.6 -99.3
  Financial position        
Operating cash flow driver margin⁴ 8.4 9.5
ROCE in % (goodwill adjusted)⁵ 15.6 16.9
Full-time equivalents (reporting date) 17,863 16,937 5.5
  GEA Shares        
Earnings per share (EUR)⁶ 1.31 1.48 -11.7

¹) Change adjusted for annual average exchange rate fluctuations without M&A 
²) Before effects of purchase price allocations and adjustments (see Annual Report page 219 f.)
³) Including share buyback program and M&A
⁴) 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)
⁵) Capital employed excluding goodwill (EUR 796.8 million) from the acquisition of the former GEA AG by former Metallgesellschaft AG in 1999 (average of the last 12 months)
⁶) Including effects from the new US tax rate