Company

Economic value (value added)

in € million

2013/141

2014/15

2015/16

1

Adjustment due to discontinued activities (Galeria Kaufhof)

2

Including discontinued activities

Key performance indicator

 

 

 

Revenue from sales

59,937

59,219

58,417

Interest yields

48

62

93

Rent yields

366

361

332

Cost of sales

–48,176

–47,577

–46,967

Selling expenses

–10,513

–10,221

–9,960

Administration costs

–1,326

–1,467

–1,562

Write-downs

–1,162

–1,487

–1,033

Personnel expenses

–6,450

–6,505

–6,510

Dividend payments

0

–319

–351

Interest expenditure

–434

–344

–314

Income taxes

–539

–480

–559

Investments (total capex)

1,001

1,411

1,413

Disinvestments (disposals of tangible
assets and sales of companies)

534

669

1,080

Net debt2

4,655

2,527

2,301

EBITDA

2,228

2,177

2,530

EBITDA (before special items)

2,509

2,458

2,509

EBIT

1,077

711

1,513

EBIT (before special items)

1,531

1,511

1,560

Pre-tax profits

536

259

1,167

Net profit for the period from ongoing activities

–3

–221

608

Net profit for the period from discontinued activities after taxes

185

935

49

Net profit for the period

182

714

657

Net profit for the period attributable to shareholders of METRO AG

127

672

599

thereof from ongoing activities

–57

–263

550

thereof from discontinued activities

184

935

49

Net profit for the period attributable to non-controlling shareholders

55

42

58

thereof from ongoing activities

54

42

58

thereof from discontinued activities

1

0

0

Earnings per share in €

0.39

2.06

1.83

thereof from ongoing activities

–0.18

–0.80

1.68

thereof from discontinued activities

0.57

2.86

0.15

Sum of cash flows2

–155

2,034

–2,036

Evaluation in relevant sustainability indices and rankings

Index/ranking

Rating/score

Scale

Year

Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World/Europe

84
Industry Group Leader,
Food & Staples Retailing

0 to 100

2016

Oekom Corporate Rating

C+
Prime Status

D− to A+

2014

CDP Climate Scoring

A–
Sector Leader, Consumer Staples (DACH region)
MDAX Index Leader

F to A

2016

CDP Water Scoring

C

F to A

2016

FTSE4Good Global/Europe Index

3.4

0 to 5

2015

Explanation: As part of our stakeholder dialogue, we inform the capital market about our sustainability management activities. This means our sustainability performance is rated by independent third parties.

In financial year 2015/16, METRO GROUP confirmed its very good ratings in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indices and its CDP climate score.