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Ten-year summary

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Million €

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

1

Starting in 2005, the accounting and reporting of the BASF Group is performed in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The previous year’s figures have been restated in accordance with IFRS. The figures for the years up to and including 2003 were prepared according to German GAAP.

2

Including extraordinary income

3

Before external financing of pension obligations

4

Calculated in accordance with German GAAP

5

With regard to the number of qualifying shares on December 31, 2008

6

Special dividend of stockholders’ equity charged with 45% corporate income tax

7

After deduction of repurchased shares earmarked for cancellation

8

In the second quarter of 2008, we conducted a two-for-one stock split. The previous years’ figures for earnings per share, dividend per share and number of shares have been adjusted accordingly.

Sales and Earnings1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sales

29,473

35,946

32,500

32,216

33,361

37,537

42,745

52,610

57,951

62,304

Income from operations before depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)

4,671

5,986

4,142

5,105

5,110

7,685

8,233

9,723

10,225

9,562

Income from operations (EBIT)

2,009

3,070

1,217

2,641

2,658

5,193

5,830

6,750

7,316

6,463

Income from ordinary activities

2,606

2,827

609

2,641

2,168

4,347

5,926

6,527

6,935

5,976

Extraordinary income

6,121

Income before taxes and minority interests

2,606

2,827

6,730

2,641

2,168

4,347

5,926

6,527

6,935

5,976

Income before minority interests

1,245

1,282

5,826

1,599

976

2,133

3,168

3,466

4,325

3,305

Net income

1,237

1,240

5,858

1,504

910

2,004

3,007

3,215

4,065

2,912

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capital expenditures and depreciation1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additions to property, plant and equipment and intangible assets

3,253

6,931

3,313

3,055

3,415

2,163

2,523

10,039

4,425

3,634

Thereof property, plant and equipment

2,764

3,631

3,037

2,677

2,293

2,022

2,188

4,068

2,564

2,809

Depreciation and amortization of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets

2,662

2,916

2,925

2,464

2,452

2,492

2,403

2,973

2,909

3,099

Thereof property, plant and equipment

2,018

2,245

2,307

2,012

1,951

2,053

2,035

2,482

2,294

2,481

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of employees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At year-end

104,628

103,273

92,545

89,389

87,159

81,955

80,945

95,247

95,175

96,924

Annual average

107,163

105,784

94,744

90,899

88,167

85,022

80,992

88,160

94,893

95,885

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personnel costs1

6,180

6,596

6,028

5,975

5,891

5,615

5,574

6,210

6,648

6,364

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key data1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings per share (€)8

1.00

1.01

4.862

1.30

0.81

1.83

2.87

3.19

4.16

3.13

Cash provided by operating activities

3,255

2,992

2,319

2,313

4,878

4,634

5,2503

5,940

5,807

5,023

EBITDA in percent of sales

15.8

16.7

12.7

15.8

15.3

20.5

19.3

18.5

17.6

15.3

Return on assets (%)

10.2

9.9

3.1

8.4

7.4

13.2

17.7

17.5

16.4

13.5

Return on equity after tax (%)

9.1

9.0

36.62

9.3

6.0

12.9

18.6

19.2

22.4

17.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriation of profits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net income of BASF SE4

1,007

1,265

5,904

1,045

1,103

1,363

1,273

1,951

2,267

2,982

Transfer to retained earnings4

304

50

5,153

247

334

449

Dividend

695

1,214

758

789

774

904

1,015

1,484

1,831

1,7915

Dividend per share (€)8

0.57

0.65

0.65

0.70

0.70

0.85

1.00

1.50

1.95

1,95

 

 

+0.356

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of shares as of December 31 (million)7,8

1,242.0

1,214.8

1,166.8

1,140.6

1,113.3

1,080.9

1,028.8

999.4

956.4

918.5

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Consolidated Balance Sheets (German GAAP) (million €)

 

 

 

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

Intangible assets

 2.147

4,538

3,943

3,464

3,793

Property, plant and equipment

12,416

13,641

14,190

13,745

13,070

Financial assets

1,507

3,590

3,360

3,249

2,600

Fixed assets

16,070

21,769

21,493

20,458

19,463

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inventories

4,028

5,211

5,007

4,798

4,151

Accounts receivable, trade

4,967

6,068

5,875

5,316

4,954

Other receivables

2,211

3,369

2,384

2,947

3,159

Deferred taxes

1,225

1,270

1,373

1,204

1,247

Marketable securities

518

364

383

132

147

Cash and cash equivalents

990

506

360

231

481

Current assets

13,939

16,788

15,382

14,628

14,139

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total assets

30,009

38,557

36,875

35,086

33,602

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subscribed capital

1,590

1,555

1,494

1,460

1,425

Capital surplus

2,675

2,746

2,914

2,948

2,983

Paid-in capital

4,265

4,301

4,408

4,408

4,408

Retained earnings

9,002

8,851

12,222

12,468

12,055

Currency translation adjustment

549

662

532

(330)

(972)

Minority interests

329

481

360

396

388

Stockholders’ equity

14,145

14,295

17,522

16,942

15,879

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pensions and other long-term provisions

5,812

6,209

6,809

6,233

6,205

Tax and other short-term provisions

2,826

3,334

3,332

2,764

2,982

Provisions

8,638

9,543

10,141

8,997

9,187

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financial indebtedness

1,294

7,892

2,835

3,610

3,507

Accounts payable, trade

2,316

2,848

2,467

2,344

2,056

Other liabilities

3,616

3,979

3,910

3,193

2,973

Liabilities

7,226

14,719

9,212

9,147

8,536

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provisions and liabilities

15,864

24,262

19,353

18,144

17,723

Thereof long-term liabilities

7,529

9,059

9,955

9,211

10,285

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total stockholders’ equity
and liabilities

30,009

38,557

36,875

35,086

33,602

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Consolidated Balance Sheets (IFRS) (million €)

 

 

 

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Intangible assets

3,607

3,720

8,922

9,559

9,889

Property, plant and equipment

13,063

13,987

14,902

14,215

15,032

Investments accounted for using the equity method

1,100

244

651

834

1,146

Other financial assets

938

813

1,190

1,952

1,947

Deferred taxes

1,337

1,255

622

679

930

Other receivables and miscellaneous long-term assets

473

524

612

655

642

Long-term assets

20,518

20,543

26,899

27,894

29,586

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inventories

4,645

5,430

6,672

6,578

6,763

Accounts receivable, trade

5,861

7,020

8,223

8,561

7,752

Other receivables and miscellaneous short-term assets

2,133

1,586

2,607

2,337

3,948

Marketable securities

205

183

56

51

35

Cash and cash equivalents

2,086

908

834

767

2,776

Assets of disposal groups

614

Short-term assets

14,930

15,127

18,392

18,908

21,274

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total assets

35,448

35,670

45,291

46,802

50,860

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subscribed capital

1,383

1,317

1,279

1,224

1,176

Capital surplus

3,028

3,100

3,141

3,173

3,241

Retained earnings

11,923

11,928

13,302

14,556

13,250

Other comprehensive income

(60)

696

325

174

(96)

Minority interests

328

482

531

971

1,151

Stockholders’ equity

16,602

17,523

18,578

20,098

18,722

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provisions for pensions and similar obligations

4,124

1,547

1,452

1,292

1,712

Other provisions

2,376

2,791

3,080

3,015

2,757

Deferred taxes

948

699

1,441

2,060

2,167

Financial indebtedness

1,845

3,682

5,788

6,954

8,290

Other liabilities

1,079

1,043

972

901

917

Long-term liabilities

10,372

9,762

12,733

14,222

15,843

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accounts payable, trade

2,372

2,777

4,755

3,763

2,734

Provisions

2,364

2,763

2,848

2,697

3,043

Tax liabilities

644

887

858

881

860

Financial indebtedness

1,453

259

3,695

3,148

6,224

Other liabilities

1,641

1,699

1,824

1,976

3,434

Liabilities of disposal groups

17

Short-term liabilities

8,474

8,385

13,980

12,482

16,295

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total stockholders‘ equity and liabilities

35,448

35,670

45,291

46,802

50,860

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