Fact Sheet

Highlights 2013

  • Solid OSG driven by all businesses & regions
  • Emerging Markets with very strong OSG
  • Adj. EBIT margin at all-time high, supported by all businesses
  • Net debt changed to net cash position
  • Increase in dividend payout ratio
  • Successful first step in 2016 strategy execution

Key Financials (in mill. €)

2012

 2013

Sales 

16,510

16,355

Organic Sales Growth (in%) 

3.8

 3.5

Adjusted 1) operating profit (EBIT) 

2,335

 2,516

Adjusted 1) EBIT margin (in%) 

14.1

 15.4

Adjusted 1) EPS pref. share (in €) 

3.632)

 4.07

Dividend pref. share (in €) 

0.95

 1.22


Sales 2013

Sales by business sector / Sales by region


Sales and EBIT development

Sales and EBIT develeopment


Henkel Shareholder Structure

Henkel Shareholder Structure

The ownership pattern of our preferred shares – the significantly more liquid class of stock – is widely diversified. A majority of these shares are owned by institutional investors with globally distributed shareholdings.
* Institutional Investors



Leading market positions

We are continuing to expand our three business units Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies, each of which offer considerable potential, both for further organic growth and for enhanced profitability. Already today, we enjoy leading positions in all three units, which we intend to further expand going forward.

Laundry & Home Care

Highlights 2013

  • Strong organic sales growth
  • Adj. EBIT margin showing excellent increase
  • Emerging markets OSG double-digit
  • Mature markets OSG slightly negative
  • Strong promotional pressure
  • Innovation rate 45%

Beauty Care

Highlights 2013

  • Solid organic sales growth
  • Adj. EBIT margin showing strong increase
  • Emerging markets OSG very strong
  • Mature markets OSG positive
  • Strong promotional pressure
  • Innovation rate 45%

Adhesive Technologies

Highlights 2013

  • Solid organic sales growth
  • Adj. EBIT margin showing excellent increase
  • Emerging markets OSG strong
  • Mature markets OSG positive
  • Innovation rate 30%


1) Adjusted for one-time charges/gains and restructuring charges
2) Adjusted in application of IAS 19 revised