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Highlights 2016

  • Strong performance driven by all business units and regions
  • Solid organic sales growth: strong in Emerging Markets, positive in Mature Markets
  • Very strong increase in adjusted EBIT margin
  • High single-digit adjusted EPS growth
  • Acquisition of The Sun Products Corporation closed in Q3 2016, 10 weeks after signing
  • Launch of Henkel 2020+ ambition & strategic priorities

In million euros

20152016

+/-

Sales

18,08918,714

 3.5 %

Adjusted1 operating profit (EBIT)

2,9233,172

8.5 %

Adjusted1 return on sales (EBIT) in %

16.216.9

0.7 pp

Adjusted1 earnings per preferred share in euros

4.885,36

9.8 %

Dividend per preferred in euros

1.471.622

 10.2 %

pp = percentage points

Growth in revenues after adjusting for effects arising from acquisitions, divestments and foreign exchange differences – i.e. “top line” growth generated from within.

Organic sales growth Schließen

Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) adjusted for exceptional items in the form of one-time charges, onetime gains and restructuring charges. 

Adjusted EBIT Schließen

Abbreviation for Earnings before Interest and Taxes. Standard profit metric that enables the earning power of the operating business activities of a company to be assessed independently of its financial structure, enabling comparability between entities where these are financed by varying levels of debt capital. 

EBIT Schließen

Sales 2016

Sales and EBIT development

Adhesive Technologies

Key facts 2016

  • Solid organic sales growth of 2.8%
  • Adj. EBIT margin with excellent increase to all-time high
  • Emerging Markets strong
  • Mature Markets on prior-year level
  • Innovation rate ~30%

Beauty Care

Key facts 2016

  • Solid organic sales growth of 2.1%
  • Adj. EBIT margin with excellent increase to all-time high
  • Emerging Markets very strong
  • Mature Markets slightly below prior year
  • Innovation rate >45%

Laundry & Home Care

Key facts 2016

  • Solid organic sales growth of 4.7%
  • Adj. EBIT margin with solid increase to all-time high
  • Emerging Markets very strong
  • Mature Markets solid
  • Innovation rate 43%

1 Adjusted for one-time charges/gains and restructuring charges
2 Proposal to shareholders for the Annual General Meeting on April 6, 2017.

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