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Key Figures of the Group

2016 1 2017 2018 2019 2 2020
Business
Sales€ million 2,903.2 2,996.3 3,154.0 3,407.9 3,520.5
EBITDA 3€ million 625.2 630.3 630.5 701.4 742.1
EBITDA margin 3in % 21.5 21.0 20.0 20.6 21.1
EBIT 3€ million 422.3 431.6 434.0 471.6 487.5
EBIT margin 3in % 14.5 14.4 13.8 13.8 13.8
Net income 3€ million 265.5 270.3 275.3 296.2 306.9
Balance sheet total (as of December 31)€ million 4,752.7 4,674.6 4,920.4 5,953.1 5,939.8
Capital ratio (as of December 31)in % 36.4 37.8 39.5 41.3 39.8
Investments (without M & A)€ million 168.4 204.9 226.1 181.6 159.4
Net debt (incl. pension provisions and similar obligations)EBITDA
(as of December 31)
3
ratio
3.1 3.0 3.0 3.2 2.7
Research and development expenses 3€ million 186.0 196.4 200.4 213.4 212.3
Operating cash flow€ million 338.8 396.2 441.8 546.8 635.7
Capital Market
Shares issued as of balance sheet datemillions 129.8 129.8 129.8 135.4 135.4
Share price at end of fiscal year (Xetra® closing price)in € 57.83 71.62 64.50 93.80 108.40
Market capitalization at end of fiscal year€ million 7,507.1 9,297.2 8,372.9 12,703.0 14,680.2
Earnings per share 3in € 2.05 2.08 2.12 2.20 2.27
Dividend per sharein € 0.85 0.88 0.90 0.95 0.97 4
Our five goal dimensions 2019 2020 Goal 2021 Goal 2025
Business
Organic sales growthin % 5.7 2.7 5–7 (CAGR) 5–7 (CAGR)
EBITDA(N) margin 3in % 20.6 21.1 approx. 21 20-23
Footprint (environment)
Eco-efficiency of greenhouse gas emissions (Scope 1+2) 5in % 7.2 13.0 6.6 6.6 p.a.
Efficiency of chemical oxygen demand in wastewater 5in % –3.2 –22.6 4.0 4.0 p.a.
Efficiency of sensitive waste 5in % 3.9 19.8 4.0 4.0 p.a.
Efficiency of water consumption 6in % –3.2 3.1 2.0 2.0 p.a.
Share of electricity from renewable energiesin % 24.1 100.0
Innovation
Sales with new product developments 7in % 16.4 15.4 > 15.0 > 15.0
Sourcing
Key suppliers rated according to sustainability criteria 8in % 100 67 100
Palm oil procurement from sustainable sourcesin % 60/80 9 100/100 9
Sustainable sourcing of strategic biological raw materialsin % 72 80 100
Care
Women in the first management levelin % 24 28 29 30
Women in the second management levelin % 41 42 43 45
Accident frequencyMAQ 10 4.3 3.0 2.7 < 1.5
1
2016 restated for finalized Nutraceutix Purchase Price Allocation
2
2019 restated for finalized ADF / IDF Purchase Price Allocation
3
Figures for 2016 and 2019 normalized for transaction and integration costs as well as one-off valuation effects related to business combinations
4
proposal
5
All figures relative to the value added
6
Production sites in arid regions (2018 – 2025 increase by a total of 15 %)
7
Relative to market launch in the past three years
8
Based on 80 % (until 2020) or 90 % (until 2025) of the procurement volume; ADF / IDF key suppliers will be assessed from 2021 onwards
9
60 /100 % of primary and 80 /100 % of secondary palm oil derivatives from certified sustainable sources
10
MAQ = work accidents (> 1 lost day) x 1 million / working hours; industry-leading occupational safety as of 2025

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