Status Report

Kuehne+Nagel Group Key Data

CHF million 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Turnover 25,295 24,825 22,220 19,985 20,283 21,291 20,929
Net turnover 21,094 20,774 18,594 16,525 16,731 17,501 17,178
Gross Profit
In per cent of net turnover
7,981
37.8
7,709
37.1
7,023
37.8
6,550
39.6
6,251
37.4
6,288
35.9
6,257
36.4
EBITDA 1
In per cent of net turnover 1
1,829
8.7
1,209
5.8
1,150
6.2
1,110
6.7
1,041
6.2
1,005
5.7
962
5.6
EBIT
In per cent of net turnover
In per cent of gross profit (conversion rate)
1,061
5.0
13.3
987
4.8
12.8
937
5.0
13.3
918
5.6
14.0
850
5.1
13.6
819
4.7
13.0
761
4.4
12.2
EBT
In per cent of net turnover
1,047
5.0
994
4.8
955
5.1
935
5.7
878
5.2
824
4.7
767
4.5
Earnings for the year
In per cent of net turnover
800
3.8
772
3.7
740
4.0
720
4.4
679
4.1
644
3.7
607
3.5
Earnings for the year (Kuehne+Nagel share)
In per cent of net turnover
798
3.8
770
3.7
737
4.0
718
4.3
676
4.0
633
3.6
597
3.5
Depreciation, amortisation and impairment of intangible assets1
In per cent of net turnover 1
768
3.6
222
1.1
213
1.1
192
1.2
191
1.1
186
1.1
201
1.2
Operational cash flow 1
In per cent of net turnover 1
1,746
8.3
1,156
5.6
1,148
6.2
1,062
6.4
1,045
6.2
1,000
5.7
966
5.6
Capital expenditures for fixed assets
In per cent of operational cash flow
320
18.3
315
27.2
225
19.6
239
22.5
241
23.1
186
18.6
181
18.7
Total assets 19,825 7,878 7,457 6,331 6,099 6,603 6,374
Non-current assets 14,621 2,793 2,445 2,209 2,231 2,175 2,133
Equity
In per cent of total assets 1
2,322
23.6
2,324
29.5
2,327
31.2
2,165
34.2
2,126
34.9
2,453
37.1
2,558
40.1
Total employees at year end 83,161 81,900 75,876 70,038 67,236 63,448 62,744
FTEs of employees at year end 78,448 77,416 71,263 65,718 63,343 59,484 58,575
FTEs at year end including temporary staff 99,113 99,072 92,372 85,887 80,056 74,497 72,036
Personnel expenses
In per cent of net turnover
4,877
23.1
4,736
22.8
4,243
22.8
3,957
23.9
3,741
22.4
3,764
21.5
3,735
21.7
Gross profit in CHF 1,000 per FTE 81 78 76 76 78 84 87
Personnel expenses in CHF 1,000 per FTE 49 48 46 46 47 51 52

Basic earnings per share (nominal CHF 1) in CHF
           
Consolidated earnings for the year (Kuehne+Nagel share) 26.67 6.43 6.16 5.99 5.64 5.28 4.98
Distribution in the following year
In per cent of the consolidated net income for the year
4.00
60.0
6.00
93.3
5.75
93.4
5.50
91.8
5.00
88.6
4.00 3
75.8
3.85 3
77.4

Development of share price
           
SIX Swiss Exchange (high/low in CHF) 164/126 181/123 181/133 144/124 148/118 136/115 122/99
Average trading volume per day 267,260 217,865 206,266 190,820 204,420 149,896 164,482

1  Prior year figures have not been restated for the impact of IFRS 16 Leases.   
2  Excluding treasury shares.   
3  Excluding extraordinary dividend.