Key figures

Amounts in CHF million 2016 2015
Net sales 3'259 3'214
     
Sales development in % 1.4 -5.6
Acquisition effect in % 2.3 0.6
Currency effect in % 0.1 -3.2
Net sales increase in organic terms (in local currency) in % -1.0 -3.0
     
Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) 328.2 314.9
as % of net sales 10.1 9.8
Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) 202.7 188.9
as % of net sales 6.2 5.9
Net profit 140.3 120.2
as % of net sales 4.3 3.7
Investment in fixed assets (excl. acquisitions) 104.4 81.2
as % of net sales 3.2 2.5
Headcount (full-time equivalents) as at 31.12. 5'779 5'405
Headcount (full-time equivalents) at yearly average 5'655 5'311
Net sales per employee CHF 000s (average) 576 605
Volume of milk processed in kg million 1'688 1'613
     
  31.12.2016 31.12.2015
Total assets 2'603 2'551
of which shareholders' equity incl. minority interests 1'506 1'394
as % of total assets 57.9 54.6
Market capitalisation 3'298 2'409