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Key figures for investors

A high performing and responsible Group

Discover Air Liquide's key figures for fiscal year 2016.

Main figures

Revenue €16.4 billion
Net profit €1.8 billion
Accident frequency 1.4 per million hours worked
% of Group sales related to protecting life and preserving the environment 44% of Group sales (2015 figure)
Cash flow from operations €3.7 billion
CO2 total emissions 25.3 million of tons
Code of conduct 96% deployment across the Group
Countries 80
Creation in 1902
Customers Over 2 million
Patients 1.4 million
Debt-to-equity 87.9%
Developing economies 27% of Gas & services revenue
Employees 66,700 employees
Foundation 254 projects since its creation
Independent Directors 9 members out of 12
Industrial management system 80% of the Group audited over the last 5 years
Innovation expenses €288 million
Innovation patents filed 296
Investment decisions €2.4 billion
Operational margin (Gas & Services) 18.7%
ROCE 7.8%
TSR +9.6% over 5 years for a registered shareholder
Women 30% of managers and professionals
Women on the Board 5 members out of 12

 
For more details and relevant notes, please refer to the 2016 Reference Document.

Stock market data at December 31

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Market capitalization (in millions of euros)   27,130 29,682 32,159 35,470 35,672 41,085
Adjusted closing share price (a) (in euros) high 82.45 90.47 95.77 103.60 123.65 106.05
  low 69.12 76.47 81.28 84.45 97.44 86.40
At December 31 78.82 86.41 93.45 102.85 103.65 105.65

 
(a) Adjusted following current Euronext regulation.

Data per share at December 31 (in euros)

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Net earnings per share (b) - EPS (in euros) 4.47 4.63 (c) 4.79 4.85 5.12 5.11
Net dividend per share (b) - DPS (in euros) 2.06 2.27 2.31 2.55 2.60(d) 2.60(e)
Pay-out ratio 47.5% 49.9% 49.7% 54.0% 52.4% 56%
Dividend yield 2.6% 2.6% 2.5% 2.5% 2.5% 2.5%
Ex-dividend date May 11, 2012 May 16, 2013 May 16, 2014 May 18, 2015 May 23, 2016 May 15, 2017

 
(b) Adjusted for previous two-for-one share splits and free share attributions.
(c) 2012 restated restated per effect of the IAS19 “Employee benefits” revision.
(d) Subject to the approval of the May 12, 2016 Shareholders’ Meeting.
(e) Subject to the approval of the May 3rd, 2017 Shareholders’ Meeting.