Linde Financial Highlights

[Q1 – January to March 2016]

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Linde financial highlights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January to March 2016

 

January to March 2015

 

Change

1

EBIT (before non-recurring items) adjusted for amortisation of intangible assets and depreciation of tangible assets.

2

At 31 March 2016/31 December 2015.

3

Basis points.

Share

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Closing price

 

128.05

 

189.65

 

–32.5%

Year high

 

132.95

 

193.85

 

–31.4%

Year low

 

115.85

 

149.30

 

–22.4%

Market capitalisation (at closing price on 31 March 2016)

€ million

 

23,768

 

35,206

 

–32.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings per share – undiluted

 

1.65

 

1.62

 

1.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

1.65

 

1.69

 

–2.4%

Number of shares outstanding at the end of the reporting period

000s

 

185,612

 

185,638

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue

€ million

 

4,262

 

4,398

 

–3.1%

Operating profit1

€ million

 

991

 

1,010

 

–1.9%

Operating margin

%

 

23.3

 

23.0

 

+30 bp3

EBIT (earnings before interest and tax)

€ million

 

530

 

523

 

1.3%

EBIT (before non-recurring items)

€ million

 

530

 

543

 

–2.4%

Profit for the period

€ million

 

333

 

324

 

2.8%

Number of employees2

 

 

66,218

 

64,538

 

2.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gases Division

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue

€ million

 

3,621

 

3,672

 

–1.4%

Operating profit1

€ million

 

1,006

 

1,008

 

–0.2%

Operating margin

%

 

27.8

 

27.5

 

+30 bp3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engineering Division

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue

€ million

 

568

 

668

 

–15.0%

Operating profit1

€ million

 

46

 

57

 

–19.3%

Operating margin

%

 

8.1

 

8.5

 

–40 bp3