Annual Report 2007

Annual Report 2007 - Shareholder Meeting

in € million
Q4 2007 Q4 2006 Change
in %

2007

2006
Change
in %
Sales 920.1 850.7 8 3,781.3 3,336.9 13
EBITDA (1) 205.3 189.1 9 1,001.5 786,3 27
EBITDA margin (2) 22.3% 22.2% 0 26.5% 23.6% 12
EBIT (3) 96.7 99.3 -3 649.6 456.3 42
EBIT margin (2) 10.5% 11.7% -10 17.2% 13.7% 26
Financial result 0.2 -4.4 -105 -17.5 -40.7 -57
Income before taxes 96.9 94.9 2 632.1 415.6 52
Net income attributable to Wacker Chemie AG shareholders 56.6 83.4 -32 422.2 311.3 36
Earnings per share in € 1.14 1.68 -32 8.49 6.46 31
Investment (incl. financial assets) 283.1 244.8 16 699.3 525.3 33
Net cash flow 40.4 12.2 >100 643.7 184.7 >100
(1) EBITDA is EBIT before depreciation and amortization.
(2) Margins calculated based on sales.
(3) EBIT is the result from continuing operations for the period before interest and other financial result, limited partnership interests, and income tax.

in € million
Dec. 31,
2007
Dec. 31,
2006
Equity 1,865.6 1,585.8
Financial liabilities 217.8 409.9
Provisions for pensions 369.2 354.8
Net financial debt -148.7 367.0
Total assets 3,918,1 3,258.2
Employees (number at end of period) 15,044 14,668