5-Year Key Figures

Please find below an overview of recent key financials. For more detailed information please see the most recent Annual Report.

Year Ended December 31
(in millions of euros, unless otherwise stated)
2021  2020 2019  2018* 20171
Business Performance – Benchmark Figures    
Revenues 4,771

4,603

4,612  4,259 4,368
Organic growth +6% +2%  +4%  +4% +3%
Adjusted operating profit 1,205 1,124  1,089  986 970
Adjusted operating profit margin 25.3% 24.4%  23.6%  23.1% 22.2%
Adjusted net profit (attributable) 885 835  790  682 639
Diluted adjusted EPS €3.38 €3.13  €2.90  €2.45 €2.22
Adjusted free cash flow 1,010 907  807  762 746
Benchmark tax rate 21.5% 23.0%  23.6%  25.1% 25.9%
Net debt 2,131 2,383  2,199  2,249 2,069
Net-debt-to-EBITDA (ratio) 1.4x 1.7x  1.6x  1.8x 1.8x
Return on invested capital 13.7% 12.3%  11.8%  10.6% 10.0%
IFRS Results 2    
Revenue 4,771 4,603  4,612  4,259 4,368
Operating profit 1,012 972  908  967 830
Profit for the year (attributable) 728 721  669  656 636
Diluted EPS €2.78 €2.70  €2.46  €2.35 €2.21
Net cash from operating activities 1,292 1,197  1,102  1,001 940

Benchmark and IFRS figures are for continuing operations unless otherwise noted. Benchmark (adjusted) figures are performance measures used by management. See our Annual Reports for a reconciliation from IFRS to benchmark figures.
* 2018 restated for IFRS 16.
1 2017 restated for IFRS 15.
2 International Financial Reporting Standard as adopted by the European Union.

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