At a Glance
Excerpts from Deutsche Post AG's 2013 Group Annual Report.
Deutsche Post DHL is the world’s leading mail and logistics services group. The Deutsche Post and DHL corporate brands represent a one-of-a-kind portfolio of logistics (DHL) and communications (Deutsche Post) services. We provide our customers with both easy to use standardised products as well as innovative and tailored solutions ranging from dialogue marketing to industrial supply chains. About 480,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories form a global network focused on service, quality and sustainability. With programmes in the areas of environmental protection, disaster management and education, we are committed to social responsibility.
|2012||2013||+/– %||Q4 2012||Q4 2013||+/– %|
|Profit from operating activities (EBIT)||€m||2,665||2,861||7.4||827||885||7.0|
|Return on sales1||%||4.8||5.2||–||5.7||6.1||–|
|Consolidated net profit for the period2||€m||1,640||2,091||27.5||538||772||43.5|
|Operating cash flow||€m||–203||2,994||–||–629||1,561||–|
|Return on equity before taxes||%||23.6||26.7||–||–||–||–|
|Earnings per share4||€||1.36||1.73||27.2||0.45||0.64||42.2|
|Dividend per share||€||0.70||0.805||14.3||–||–||–|
|Number of employees6||428,287||435,520||1.7||–||–||–|
- 1 EBIT/revenue.
- 2 After deduction of non-controlling interests. Prior-year amount adjusted. See Note 4.
- 3 Calculation. See Group Management Report.
- 4 Basic earnings per share. Prior-year amount adjusted.
- 5 Proposal.
- 6 Average FTEs.