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Facts & figures

Voith by the numbers

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Success and tradition

Voith is a global technology group. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of €4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.

Voith in figures

€ in millions 2016/17 2017/18
Orders received 1) 4,367 4,285
Sales 1) 4,224 4,209
Profit from operations 1) 2)  254 211
Profit from operations (core business) 2) 304 267
Return on sales in % 1) 6.0 5.0
Return on sales in % (core business) 7.3 6.4
EBIT 1) 226 187
EBIT (core business) 276 243
Result before taxes 1) 3) 694 152
Net result 3) 596 53
Cash flow from operating activities 135 131
Total cash flow -57 -216
Investments 1) 96 94
Research and development 1) 217 225
in % of sales 1)  5.1 5.4
Equity 1,366  1,340
Equity ratio in % 27.3 28.7
Balance sheet total 4,998 4,676
Employees 1) 4) 18,957

 19,535

1) Excluding discontiued activities; previous year values adjusted.
2) For more information, see section “Notes on segment reporting” in the notes to the financial statements.
3) Previous year: including result effects from sale of KUKA shares
4) Full-time equivalents; without apprentices; as at September 30.

We give you an insight into our business.

Every year, Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA publishes a detailed Annual Report. The document features the latest news from the Management Board and the Supervisory Board. You will also find key data on the annual accounts and can read about the most important events of the past year.

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