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Ten-year summary

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Million €

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

1

Starting in 2005, the accounting and reporting of the BASF Group have been prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The previous year’s figures have been restated in accordance with IFRS. The figures for the years up to and including 2003 were prepared according to German GAAP.

2

Including extraordinary income

3

Before external financing of pension obligations

4

Calculated in accordance with German GAAP

5

After deduction of repurchased shares earmarked for cancellation

6

In the second quarter of 2008, we conducted a two-for-one stock split. The previous years’ figures for earnings per share, dividend per share and number of shares have been adjusted accordingly.

7

Adjusted for special items and impairment of intangible assets, earnings per share were €5.73 in 2010 and €3.01 in 2009.

8

Includes the change in reporting from 2009 onward of the effects of regularextensions of U.S. dollar hedging transactions.

Sales and Earnings1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sales

32,500

32,216

33,361

37,537

42,745

52,610

57,951

62,304

50,693

63,873

Income from operations before depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)

4,142

5,105

5,110

7,685

8,233

9,723

10,225

9,562

7,388

11,131

Income from operations (EBIT)

1,217

2,641

2,658

5,193

5,830

6,750

7,316

6,463

3,677

7,761

Income from ordinary activities

609

2,641

2,168

4,347

5,926

6,527

6,935

5,976

3,079

7,373

Extraordinary income

6,121

Income before taxes and minority interests

6,730

2,641

2,168

4,347

5,926

6,527

6,935

5,976

3,079

7,373

Income before minority interests

5,826

1,599

976

2,133

3,168

3,466

4,325

3,305

1,655

5,074

Net income

5,858

1,504

910

2,004

3,007

3,215

4,065

2,912

1,410

4,557

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capital expenditures and depreciation1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additions to property, plant and equipment and intangible assets

3,313

3,055

3,415

2,163

2,523

10,039

4,425

3,634

5,972

5,304

Thereof property, plant and equipment

3,037

2,677

2,293

2,022

2,188

4,068

2,564

2,809

4,126

3,294

Depreciation and amortization of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets

2,925

2,464

2,452

2,492

2,403

2,973

2,909

3,099

3,711

3,370

Thereof property, plant and equipment

2,307

2,012

1,951

2,053

2,035

2,482

2,294

2,481

2,614

2,667

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of employees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At year-end

92,545

89,389

87,159

81,955

80,945

95,247

95,175

96,924

104,779

109,140

Annual average

94,744

90,899

88,167

85,022

80,992

88,160

94,893

95,885

103,612

104,043

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personnel expenses1

6,028

5,975

5,891

5,615

5,574

6,210

6,648

6,364

7,107

8,228

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research and development expenses1

1,247

1,135

1,105

1,173

1,064

1,277

1,380

1,355

1,398

1,492

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key data1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings per share (€)6,7

4.862

1.30

0.81

1.83

2.87

3.19

4.16

3.13

1.54

4.96

Cash provided by operating activities8

2,319

2,313

4,878

4,634

5,2503

5,940

5,807

5,023

5,693

6,460

EBITDA margin (%)

12.7

15.8

15.3

20.5

19.3

18.5

17.6

15.3

14.6

17.4

Return on assets (%)

3.1

8.4

7.4

13.2

17.7

17.5

16.4

13.5

7.5

14.7

Return on equity after tax (%)

36.62

9.3

6.0

12.9

18.6

19.2

22.4

17.0

8.9

24.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriation of profits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net income of BASF SE4

5,904

1,045

1,103

1,363

1,273

1,951

2,267

2,982

2,176

3,737

Transfer to retained earnings4

5,153

247

334

449

Dividend

758

789

774

904

1,015

1,484

1,831

1,791

1,561

2,021

Dividend per share (€)6

0.65

0.70

0.70

0.85

1.00

1.50

1.95

1.95

1.70

2.20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of shares as of December 31 (million)5,6

1,166.8

1,140.6

1,113.3

1,080.9

1,028.8

999.4

956.4

918.5

918.5

918.5

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Consolidated balance sheets (German GAAP)

 

 

 

Million €

2001

2002

2003

Intangible assets

3,943

3,464

3,793

Property, plant and equipment

14,190

13,745

13,070

Financial assets

3,360

3,249

2,600

Fixed assets

21,493

20,458

19,463

 

 

 

 

Inventories

5,007

4,798

4,151

Accounts receivable, trade

5,875

5,316

4,954

Other receivables

2,384

2,947

3,159

Deferred taxes

1,373

1,204

1,247

Marketable securities

383

132

147

Cash and cash equivalents

360

231

481

Current assets

15,382

14,628

14,139

 

 

 

 

Total assets

36,875

35,086

33,602

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subscribed capital

1,494

1,460

1,425

Capital surplus

2,914

2,948

2,983

Paid-in capital

4,408

4,408

4,408

Retained earnings

12,222

12,468

12,055

Currency translation adjustment

532

(330)

(972)

Minority interests

360

396

388

Stockholders’ equity

17,522

16,942

15,879

 

 

 

 

Pensions and other long-term provisions

6,809

6,233

6,205

Tax and other short-term provisions

3,332

2,764

2,982

Provisions

10,141

8,997

9,187

 

 

 

 

Financial indebtedness

2,835

3,610

3,507

Accounts payable, trade

2,467

2,344

2,056

Other liabilities

3,910

3,193

2,973

Liabilities

9,212

9,147

8,536

 

 

 

 

Provisions and liabilities

19,353

18,144

17,723

Thereof long-term liabilities

9,955

9,211

10,285

 

 

 

 

Total stockholders’ equity and liabilities

36,875

35,086

33,602

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Consolidated balance sheets (IFRS)

 

 

 

 

Million €

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Intangible assets

3,607

3,720

8,922

9,559

9,889

10,449

12,245

Property, plant and equipment

13,063

13,987

14,902

14,215

15,032

16,285

17,241

Investments accounted for using the equity method

1,100

244

651

834

1,146

1,340

1,328

Other financial assets

938

813

1,190

1,952

1,947

1,619

1,953

Deferred taxes

1,337

1,255

622

679

930

1,042

1,112

Other receivables and miscellaneous long-term assets

473

524

612

655

642

946

653

Long-term assets

20,518

20,543

26,899

27,894

29,586

31,681

34,532

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inventories

4,645

5,430

6,672

6,578

6,763

6,776

8,688

Accounts receivable, trade

5,861

7,020

8,223

8,561

7,752

7,738

10,167

Other receivables and miscellaneous short-term assets

2,133

1,586

2,607

2,337

3,948

3,223

3,883

Marketable securities

205

183

56

51

35

15

16

Cash and cash equivalents

2,086

908

834

767

2,776

1,835

1,493

Assets of disposal groups

614

614

Short-term assets

14,930

15,127

18,392

18,908

21,274

19,587

24,861

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total assets

35,448

35,670

45,291

46,802

50,860

51,268

59,393

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subscribed capital

1,383

1,317

1,279

1,224

1,176

1,176

1,176

Capital surplus

3,028

3,100

3,141

3,173

3,241

3,229

3,216

Retained earnings

11,923

11,928

13,302

14,556

13,250

12,916

15,817

Other comprehensive income

(60)

696

325

174

(96)

156

1,195

Minority interests

328

482

531

971

1,151

1,132

1,253

Stockholders’ equity

16,602

17,523

18,578

20,098

18,722

18,609

22,657

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provisions for pensions and similar obligations

4,124

1,547

1,452

1,292

1,712

2,255

2,778

Other provisions

2,376

2,791

3,080

3,015

2,757

3,289

3,352

Deferred taxes

948

699

1,441

2,060

2,167

2,093

2,467

Financial indebtedness

1,845

3,682

5,788

6,954

8,290

12,444

11,670

Other liabilities

1,079

1,043

972

901

917

898

901

Long-term liabilities

10,372

9,762

12,733

14,222

15,843

20,979

21,168

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accounts payable, trade

2,372

2,777

4,755

3,763

2,734

2,786

4,738

Provisions

2,364

2,763

2,848

2,697

3,043

3,276

3,324

Tax liabilities

644

887

858

881

860

1,003

1,140

Financial indebtedness

1,453

259

3,695

3,148

6,224

2,375

3,369

Other liabilities

1,641

1,699

1,824

1,976

3,434

2,240

2,802

Liabilities of disposal groups

17

195

Short-term liabilities

8,474

8,385

13,980

12,482

16,295

11,680

15,568

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total stockholders’ equity and liabilities

35,448

35,670

45,291

46,802

50,860

51,268

59,393

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