Group statement of profit or loss

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Group statement of profit or loss

 

 

3rd Quarter

 

January to September

in € million

 

2016

 

2015

 

2016

 

2015

Revenue

 

4,407

 

4,516

 

12,967

 

13,552

Cost of sales

 

2,894

 

2,893

 

8,320

 

8,744

Gross profit

 

1,513

 

1,623

 

4,647

 

4,808

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marketing and selling expenses

 

621

 

696

 

1,864

 

2,063

Research and development costs

 

30

 

35

 

89

 

93

Administration expenses

 

401

 

420

 

1,242

 

1,260

Other operating income

 

125

 

81

 

365

 

312

Other operating expenses

 

63

 

49

 

210

 

180

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

 

4

 

4

 

12

 

9

EBIT

 

527

 

508

 

1,619

 

1,533

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financial income

 

11

 

8

 

23

 

29

Financial expenses

 

80

 

111

 

275

 

330

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Profit before tax

 

458

 

405

 

1,367

 

1,232

Taxes on income

 

111

 

97

 

333

 

295

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Profit for the period

 

347

 

308

 

1,034

 

937

attributable to Linde AG shareholders

 

313

 

281

 

945

 

860

attributable to non-controlling interests

 

34

 

27

 

89

 

77

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings per share in € – undiluted

 

1.69

 

1.51

 

5.09

 

4.63

Earnings per share in € – diluted

 

1.68

 

1.51

 

5.07

 

4.62