Linde Financial Highlights

[9M – January to September 2016]

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Linde financial highlights

 

 

 

January to September
2016

 

January to September
2015

 

Change

1

EBIT (before non-recurring items) adjusted for amortisation of intangible assets and depreciation of tangible assets. For an explanation of the financial performance indicators given in this interim report, see chapter Value-based management of The Linde Group of the 2015 Financial Report.

2

At 30 September 2016/31 December 2015.

3

Basis points.

Share

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Closing price

 

151.30

 

144.95

 

4.4%

Year high

 

156.30

 

193.85

 

–19.4%

Year low

 

115.85

 

140.65

 

–17.6%

Market capitalisation (at closing price on 30 September)

€ million

 

28,087

 

26,908

 

4.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings per share – undiluted

 

5.09

 

4.63

 

9.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings per share – undiluted (before non-recurring items)

 

5.30

 

5.35

 

–0.9%

Number of shares outstanding at the end of the reporting period

000s

 

185,638

 

185,638

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue

€ million

 

12,967

 

13,552

 

–4.3%

Operating profit1

€ million

 

3,066

 

3,137

 

–2.3%

Operating margin

%

 

23.6

 

23.1

 

50 bp3

EBIT

€ million

 

1,619

 

1,533

 

5.6%

EBIT (before non-recurring items)

€ million

 

1,669

 

1,725

 

–3.2%

Profit for the period

€ million

 

1,034

 

937

 

10.4%

Number of employees2

 

 

65,276

 

64,538

 

1.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gases Division

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue

€ million

 

11,016

 

11,387

 

–3.3%

Operating profit1

€ million

 

3,098

 

3,131

 

–1.1%

Operating margin

%

 

28.1

 

27.5

 

60 bp3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engineering Division

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue

€ million

 

1,739

 

2,002

 

–13.1%

Operating profit1

€ million

 

146

 

169

 

–13.6%

Operating margin

%

 

8.4

 

8.4