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Financial highlights

Income statement (€ mln)

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2013
2014
CHANGE(1)
Net sales
21,298
21,144
+4.7%
Organic growth
+4.8%
+4.7%
-
Trading operating income
2,809
2,662
+3.7%
Trading operating margin
13.19%
12.59%
-12bps
Underlying net income - Group share
1,636
1,561
+3.6%

(1) Like-for-like: at constant scope of consolidation and exchange rates

Cash flow (€ mln)

2013
2014
CHANGE
Cash flow provided by operations
2,132
2,154
-
Capital expenditure
(1,039)
(984)
-
Purchase of businesses and other investments
(1,246)
(1,070)
-
Free cash-flow excluding exceptional items
1,549
1,401
-9.6%(1)

(1) As reported

Financial position (€ mln)

2013
2014
Net debt
7,966
7,764
Stockholders’ equity (including minority interests)
10,694
11,696
Debt/equity ratio
74%
66%

Current per-share data (€)

2013
2014
CHANGE
Underlying fully diluted EPS
2.78
2.62
+2.5% (1)
Dividend per share
1.45
1.50
+3.5%

(1) Like-for-like: at constant scope of consolidation and exchange rates
(2) Option of full payment in either cash or shares

Share info

2013
2014
No. of shares at Dec. 31
631,028,000
643,092,000
Share price at Dec. 31 (€)
52.32
54.45
Market capitalization at Dec. 31 (€ mln)
33,015
35,054

Number of employees

2013
2014
Total employees at Dec. 31
104,642
99,927
Net sales breakdown

by business line (€ mln)

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2013
2014
like-for-like
changes
Fresh Dairy Products
11,790
11,129
+1.5%
Waters
3,903
4,186
+11.6%
Early Life Nutrition
4,263
4,397
+6.1%
Medical Nutrition
1,342
1,432
+7.9%
GROUP
21,298
21,144
+4.7%

by region (€ mln)

2013
2014
like-for-like
changes
Europe
8,197
8,522
+2.0%
North America (1)
4,713
4,525
+5.0%
ALMA (2)
8,388
8,097
+7.4%
GROUP
21,298
21,144
+4.7%

(1) North America = United States & Canada
(2) ALMA : Asia-Pacific / Latin America / Middle-East / Africa

Operating income breakdown

by business line (€ mln)

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2013
2014
Fresh Dairy Products
1,219
1,033
Waters
509
539
Early Life Nutrition
837
828
Medical Nutrition
244
262
GROUP
2,809
2,662

by region ( € mln)

2013
2014
Europe
1,182
1,336
North America (1)
450
387
ALMA (2)
1,177
939
GROUP
2,809
2,662

(1) North America = United States & Canada
(2) ALMA : Asia-Pacific / Latin America / Middle-East / Africa

09 June 2015

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24 July 2015

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19 October 2015

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