Key Figures


Consolidated results for the year ended 31 March 2013


in € millions31 March 201331 March 2012Change
Sales 10 150 8 868 + 14 %
Gross profit 6 519 5 651 + 15 %
Gross margin (%) 64.2 63.7 + 50 bps
Operating profit 2 426 2 048 + 18 %
Operating margin (%) 23.9 23.1 + 80 bps
Profit for the year 2 005 1 540 + 30 %
Earnings per share  - diluted basis 3.595 2.756 + 30 %
Cash flow generated from operations 1 944 1 798 + € 146 m
Net cash position 3 215
3 182 + € 33 m