|In CHF million, except where indicated||31.3.2019 1||31.3.2018||Change|
|Revenue and results|
|Operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) 2||1,119||1,058||5.8%|
|EBITDA as % of net revenue||%||39.1||36.7|
|Operating income (EBIT) 3||505||518||–2.5%|
|Earnings per share||CHF||7.43||7.36||1.0%|
|Balance sheet and cash flows|
|Equity at end of period||8,390||8,399||–0.1%|
|Equity ratio at end of period 1, 4||%||34.8||36.8|
|Operating free cash flow proxy 5||533||557||–4.3%|
|Capital expenditure in property, plant and equipment and intangible assets||518||501||3.4%|
|Net debt at end of period 1, 6||8,455||7,294||15.9%|
|Operational data at end of period|
|Fixed telephony access lines in Switzerland||in thousand||1,737||1,977||–12.1%|
|Broadband access lines retail in Switzerland||in thousand||2,030||2,025||0.2%|
|Swisscom TV access lines in Switzerland||in thousand||1,523||1,492||2.1%|
|Mobile access lines in Switzerland||in thousand||6,378||6,451||–1.1%|
|Revenue generating units (RGU) in Switzerland 7||in thousand||11,668||11,945||–2.3%|
|Unbundled fixed access lines in Switzerland||in thousand||83||100||–17.0%|
|Broadband access lines wholesale in Switzerland||in thousand||492||449||9.6%|
|Broadband access lines in Italy||in thousand||2,575||2,483||3.7%|
|Mobile acces lines in Italy||in thousand||1,517||1,185||28.0%|
|Number of shares issued at end of period||in thousand||51,802||51,802||–|
|Market capitalisation at end of period 8||25,228||24,533||2.8%|
|Closing price at end of period||CHF||487.00||473.60||2.8%|
|Full-time equivalent employees at end of period||number||19,719||20,326||–3.0%|
|Average number of full-time equivalent employees||number||19,715||20,435||–3.5%|
1 Swisscom has been applying IFRS 16 “Leases” since 1 January 2019. The prior year's figures have not been adjusted. As a consequence of the first-time application of IFRS 16, additional lease liabilities and right-of-use assets of CHF 1,319 million were reported with effect from 1 January 2019. As a result, the equity ratio fell to 34.2% as at 1 January 2019.
2 Definition operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA): operating income before depreciation and amortisation of property, plant and equipment, intangible assets and of right-of-use assets, gain on sale of subsidiaries, net financial result, share of results of equity-accounted investees and income tax expense. The EBITDA of the previous year includes expenses of CHF 52 million from operating leases in accordance with IAS 17.
3 Definition operating income (EBIT): operating income before gain on sale of subsidiaries, net financial result, share of results of equity-
accounted investees and income tax expense.
4 Equity as a percentage of total assets.
5 Definition operating free cash flow proxy: operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA), less lease expense according to IFRS 16 and capital expenditure in property, plant and equipment and intangible assets.
6 Definition net debt: financial liabilities and lease liabilities less cash and cash equivalents, current financial assets, non-current fixed interest-bearing financial assets and derivative financial instruments for financing received.
7 Definition revenue generating units (RGU) in Switzerland: fixed telephony access lines, broadband access lines retail, Swisscom TV
access lines and mobile access lines.
8 Closing price at end of period, multiplied by number of shares outstanding at end of period.