Group statement of profit or loss

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Group statement of profit or loss

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January to March

in € million

 

2015

 

2014

Revenue

 

4,398

 

4,045

Cost of sales

 

2,852

 

2,622

Gross profit

 

1,546

 

1,423

 

 

 

 

 

Marketing and selling expenses

 

659

 

590

Research and development costs

 

28

 

22

Administration expenses

 

395

 

357

Other operating income

 

125

 

113

Other operating expenses

 

68

 

55

Share of profit or loss from associates and joint ventures (at equity)

 

2

 

6

EBIT

 

523

 

518

 

 

 

 

 

Financial income

 

11

 

13

Financial expenses

 

109

 

109

 

 

 

 

 

Profit before tax

 

425

 

422

Taxes on income

 

101

 

101

 

 

 

 

 

Profit for the period

 

324

 

321

attributable to Linde AG shareholders

 

300

 

290

attributable to non-controlling interests

 

24

 

31

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings per share in € – undiluted

 

1.62

 

1.56

Earnings per share in € – diluted

 

1.61

 

1.56