Key Figures


Consolidated results for the year ended 31 March 2013


in € millions31 March 201431 March 2013Change
Sales 10 649 10 150 + 5 %
Gross profit 6 751 6 519 + 4 %
Gross margin (%) 63.4 64.2 - 80 bps
Operating profit 2 419 2 426 + 0 %
Operating margin (%) 22.7 23.9 - 120 bps
Profit for the year 2 067 2 005 + 3 %
Earnings per share  - diluted basis 3.676 3.595 + 2 %
Cash flow generated from operations 2 875 1 944 + € 931 m
Net cash position  4 659 3 215 + € 1 444 m