Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements

30. The group's key financial ratios 

€ 000

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Extent of business

 

 

 

 

 

Net sales, € 000

99,740 100,448 121,940 130,825 120,335

  - change on previous year, %

-0.7% -17.6% -6.8% 9% -2%

Gross capital expenditure, € 000

1,598 802 2,733 1,965 1,342

  - % of net sales

2% 1% 2% 2% 1%

Capitalisation for research and development 

 

-

 

-

- -

-

  - % of net sales

0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Number of personnel, 31 December

938 982 1,175 1,558 1,471

Average number of personnel

939 1,025 1,453 1,508 1,387

 

 

 

 

 

 

Profitability

 

 

 

 

 

Operating profit, € 000

-2,822 6,884 -22,168 17,164 -7,796

  - % of net sales

-3% 7% -18% 13% -6%

Net profit, € 000

-4,067 4,024 -22,452 17,164 -13,664

  - % of net sales

-4% 4% -18% 13% -11%

Return on equity, %

-10% 10% -42% 18% -21%

Return on investment, %

-4% 11% -29% 19% -7%
   

 

 

 

 

Financing and financial standing

   

 

 

 

Loans from financial institutions, € 000

16,883 19,849 21,872 23,316 30,429

Cash and cash equivalents, € 000

6,454 8,283 8,170 9,682 10,469

Net gearing, %

29% 28% 34% 20% 34%

Equity ratio, %

50% 53% 48% 59% 52%

Cash flow from operations, € 000

4,855 19,946 8,842 11,066 20,232

Dividends (paid)

2,082 2,077 5,577 2,885 1,025

Earnings per share, EUR undiluted

-0.20 0.19 -1.08 0.56 -0.67

Earnings per share, EUR diluted

-0.20 0.19 -1.08 0.56 -0.67

Equity per share 

1.73 2.01 1.90 3.23 2.79

Dividend per share (proposal for 2013)

0.10 0.10 0.10 0.27 0.14

Dividend payout ratio

- 53% -

48%

-

Effective dividend yield

3% 4% 4% 5% 4%

Price/earnings ratio (P/E)

- 13.79 -

8.98

-

Lowest share price

2.65 2.28 2.30 3.38 1.39

Highest share price

4.34 3.30 5.79 5.89 3.88

Average share price

3.19 2.82 3.88 5.01 2.72

Market capitalisation

81,624 54,694 50,519 104,949 71,528

Trading volume, shares

4,095,297 1,652,971 7,135,305 7,260,278 9,123,589

Trading volume, %

20% 8% 34% 35% 45%
           

 

The weighted average number of shares during the accounting period, adjusted for share issues, was 20,808,855. The diluted weighted average number of shares during the period was 20,808,855. The number of shares outstanding at the end of the accounting period was 20,818,273. At the year-end, the company held 57,372 of its own shares.