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In million euros
Operating profit (EBIT)
Adjusted1 operating profit (EBIT)
Return on sales (EBIT) in %
Adjusted1 return on sales (EBIT) in %
– Attributable to non-controlling interests
– Attributable to shareholders of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
Earnings per preferred share in euros
Adjusted1 earnings per preferred share in euros
Return on capital employed (ROCE) in %
Dividend per ordinary share in euros
Dividend per ordinary preferred in euros
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
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
Indicates what percentage of annual net income (adjusted for exceptional items) is paid out in dividends to shareholders, including non-controlling interests.Payout ratio Schließen
Proportion of equity attributable to third parties in subsidiaries included within the scope of consolidation. Previously termed “minority interests.” Valued on a proportional net asset basis. A pro-rata portion of the net earnings of a corporation is due to shareholders owning non-controlling interests.Non-controlling interests Schließen
Abbreviation for “Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien.” A KGaA is a company with a legal identity (legal entity) in which at least one partner has unlimited liability with respect to the company’s creditors (personally liable partner), while the liability for such debts of the other partners participating in the share-based capital stock is limited to their share capital (limited shareholders).KGaA Schließen
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.
1 Adjusted for one-time charges/gains and restructuring charges.
2 Proposal to shareholders for the Annual General Meeting on April 13, 2015.