Swisscom Group five-year review
|In CHF million, except where indicated||2013||2014||2015||2016||2017|
|Net revenue and results|
|Operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA)||4,302||4,413||4,098||4,293||4,295|
|EBITDA as % of net revenue||%||37.6||37.7||35.1||36.9||36.8|
|Operating income (EBIT)||2,258||2,322||2,012||2,148||2,131|
|Earnings per share||CHF||32.53||32.70||26.27||30.97||30.31|
|Balance sheet and cash flows|
|Equity at end of year||6,002||5,486||5,242||6,522||7,645|
|Equity ratio at end of year||%||29.3||26.2||24.8||30.4||34.7|
|Cash flow from operating activities||3,931||3,565||3,702||3,722||4,091|
|Capital expenditure in property, plant and equipment and intangible assets||2,396||2,436||2,409||2,416||2,378|
|Net debt at end of period||7,812||8,120||8,042||7,846||7,447|
|Full-time equivalent employees at end of year||number||20,108||21,125||21,637||21,127||20,506|
|Average number of full-time equivalent employees||number||19,746||20,433||21,546||21,543||20,836|
|Operational data at end of period|
|Fixed telephony access lines in Switzerland||in thousand||2,879||2,778||2,629||2,367||2,047|
|Broadband access lines retail in Switzerland||in thousand||1,811||1,890||1,958||1,992||2,014|
|Mobile access lines in Switzerland||in thousand||6,407||6,540||6,625||6,612||6,637|
|Swisscom TV access lines in Switzerland||in thousand||1,000||1,165||1,331||1,418||1,467|
|Revenue generating units (RGU) Switzerland||in thousand||12,097||12,373||12,543||12,389||12,165|
|Unbundled fixed access lines in Switzerland||in thousand||256||180||128||128||107|
|Broadband access lines wholesale in Switzerland||in thousand||215||262||315||364||435|
|Broadband access lines in Italy||in thousand||1,942||2,072||2,201||2,355||2,451|
|Number of issued shares at end of period||in million of shares||51.802||51.802||51.802||51.802||51.802|
|Market capitalisation at end of year||24,394||27,067||26,056||23,627||26,859|
|Closing price at end of period||CHF||470.90||522.50||503.00||456.10||518.50|
|Closing price highest||CHF||474.00||587.50||580.50||528.50||527.00|
|Closing price lowest||CHF||390.20||467.50||471.10||426.80||429.80|
|Ordinary dividend per share||CHF||22.00||22.00||22.00||22.00||22.00 1|
|Ratio payout/earnings per share||%||67.63||67.27||83.75||71.04||72.59|
|Operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA)||3,685||3,788||3,461||3,572||3,451|
|Capital expenditure in property, plant and equipment and intangible assets||1,686||1,751||1,822||1,774||1,678|
|Full-time equivalent employees at end of year||number||17,362||18,272||18,965||18,372||17,688|
1 In accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors to the Annual General Meeting.
This Annual Report contains forward-looking statements. In this Annual Report, such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements relating to our financial condition, results of operations and business and certain of our strategic plans and objectives.
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