Status Report

Kuehne+Nagel Group key data

CHF million 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Turnover 23,812 25,295 24,825 22,220 19,985 20,283 21,291
Net turnover 20,382 21,094 20,774 18,594 16,525 16,731 17,501
Gross Profit
In per cent of net turnover
7,475
36.7
7,981
37.8
7,709
37.1
7,023
37.8
6,550
39.6
6,251
37.4
6,288
35.9
EBITDA 1
In per cent of net turnover 1
1,920
9.4
1,829
8.7
1,209
5.8
1,150
6.2
1,110
6.7
1,041
6.2
1,005
5.7
EBIT
In per cent of net turnover
In per cent of gross profit (conversion rate)
1,070
5.2
14.3
1,061
5.0
13.3
987
4.8
12.8
937
5.0
13.3
918
5.6
14.0
850
5.1
13.6
819
4.7
13.0
EBT
In per cent of net turnover
1,059
5.2
1,047
5.0
994
4.8
955
5.1
935
5.7
878
5.2
824
4.7
Earnings for the year
In per cent of net turnover
789
3.9
800
3.8
772
3.7
740
4.0
720
4.4
679
4.1
644
3.7
Earnings for the year (Kuehne+Nagel share)
In per cent of net turnover
788
3.9
798
3.8
770
3.7
737
4.0
718
4.3
676
4.0
633
3.6
Depreciation, amortisation and impairment of assets1
In per cent of net turnover 1
850
4.2
768
3.6
222
1.1
213
1.1
192
1.2
191
1.1
186
1.1
Operational cash flow 1
In per cent of net turnover 1
1,904
9.3
1,746
8.3
1,156
5.6
1,148
6.2
1,062
6.4
1,045
6.2
1,000
5.7
Capital expenditures for fixed assets
In per cent of operational cash flow
177
9.3
320
18.3
315
27.2
225
19.6
239
22.5
241
23.1
186
18.6
Total assets 19,851 9,825 7,878 7,457 6,331 6,099 6,603
Non-current assets 13,815 4,621 2,793 2,445 2,209 2,231 2,175
Equity
In per cent of total assets 1
2,413
24.5
2,322
23.6
2,324
29.5
2,327
31.2
2,165
34.2
2,126
34.9
2,453
37.1
Total employees at year-end 78,249 83,161 81,900 75,876 70,038 67,236 63,448
FTEs of employees at year-end 72,021 78,448 77,416 71,263 65,718 63,343 59,484
FTEs at year end including temporary staff 93,238 99,113 99,072 92,372 85,887 80,056 74,497
Personnel expenses
In per cent of net turnover
4,443
21.8
4,877
23.1
4,736
22.8
4,243
22.8
3,957
23.9
3,741
22.4
3,764
21.5
Gross profit in CHF 1,000 per FTE 80 81 78 76 76 78 84
Personnel expenses in CHF 1,000 per FTE 48 49 48 46 46 47 51

Basic earnings per share (nominal CHF 1) in CHF
           
Consolidated earnings for the year (Kuehne+Nagel share) 26.59 6.67 6.43 6.16 5.99 5.64 5.28
Distribution in the following year
In per cent of the consolidated net income for the year
4.50
68.3
4.00 60.0 6.00
93.3
5.75
93.4
5.50
91.8
5.00
88.6
4.00 3
75.8

Development of share price
           
SIX Swiss Exchange (high/low in CHF) 206/121 164/126 181/123 181/133 144/124 148/118 136/115
Average trading volume per day 318,423 267,260 217,865 206,266 190,820 204,420 149,896

1  Figures prior to 2019 have not been restated for the impact of IFRS 16 Leases.   
2  Excluding treasury shares.   
3  Excluding extraordinary dividend.