Financials

Year 2016 

  • Net sales EUR 86.5 million
  • Operating profit EUR 5.4 million, 6.3% of net sales
  • Earnings per share EUR 0.20
  • The number of employees 872 at the end of December

Digia Plc changed its financial reporting practices as of 1 January 2017. Instead of interim reports, Digia will disclose certain key figures and information on business performance for the three and nine month periods in a stock exchange release. Digia reports on a single business segment.

 

The Group’s Key Financial Ratios

 

€ 000 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Extent of business
         
Net sales, € 000 86,463 80,946 97,433 99,740 100,448
- change on previous year, comparable, %          6.8% - -2.3% -0.7% -17.6%
Gross capital expenditure, € 000 1,660 1,473 1,147 1,598 802
- % of net sales 2% 1% 1% 2% 1%
Capitalisation for research and development - - - - -
- % of net sales 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Comparable number of personnel, 31 Dec 872 759 932 938 982
Average number of personnel 810 753 935 939 1,025
           
Profitability          
Operating profit, € 000 5,419 5,854 4,310 -2,822 6,884
- % of net sales 6% 7% 4% -3% 7%
Net profit, € 000 4,064 4,246 2,850 -4,067 4,024
- % of net sales 5% 5% 3% -4% 4%
Return on equity, % 11% 14% 8% -10% 10%
Return on investment, % 11% 16% 9% -4 % 11%
           
Financing and financial standing
         
Loans from financial institutions, € 000 13,686 13,513 16,245 16,883 19,849
Cash and cash equivalents, € 000 1,994 6,710 5,132 6,454 8,283
Net gearing, % 36% 17% 30% 29% 28%
Equity ratio, % 50% 54% 51% 50% 53%
Cash flow from operations, € 000 3,811 6,679 1,824 4,855 19,946
Dividends (paid)* 1,059 1,039 2,082 2,082 2,077
Earnings per share, EUR, undiluted 0.20 0.20 0.14 -0.20 0.19
Earning per share, EUR, diluted 0.20 0.20 0.14 -0.20 0.19
Equity per share 1.57 1.96 1.76 1.73 2.01
Divident per share (2016 proposal) 0.08 0.08 0.05 0.10 0.10
Divident payout ratio - 32% 36% - 53%
Effective dividend yield - 3% 2% 3% 4%
Price/earnings ratio (P/E) 16.58 28.04 19.0 - 13.79
Lowest share price 2.81 2.74 2.66 2.65 2.28
Highest share price 7.40 7.47 4.59 4.34 3.30
Average share price 4.32 4.05 3.79 3.19 2.82
Market capitalisation 65,758 146,338 55,529 81,624 54,694
Trading volume, shares 4,200,698 7,652,995 3,864,505 4,095,297 1,652,971
Trading volume, % 20% 37% 19% 20% 8%

 
* In 2012 and 2014, repayment of capital instead of dividends. 

The weighted average number of shares during the reporting period, adjusted for share issues, came to 20,738,761 in total. The diluted weighted average number of shares during the period was 20,738,761. The number of outstanding shares at the end of the review period was 20,726,838.  At the year-end, the company held 57,372 of its own shares. 

The comparison figures for earnings in 2015 have been adjusted. The comparison figures for 2014-2012 include the Qt business. 


Calculation of Financial Ratios

 

Return on investment (ROI), %:

(Profit or loss before taxes + interest and other financing costs) x 100
Balance sheet total – non-interest bearing liabilities (average)

 

Return on equity (ROE), %:

(Profit or loss before taxes – taxes) x 100 
Shareholders' equity + minority interest (average)

 

Equity ratio, %:

(Shareholders' equity + minority interest) × 100
Balance sheet total – advance payments received

 

Earnings per share:

Earnings before extraordinary items and taxes – taxes +/- minority interest
Average number of shares during the period, adjusted for share-issues

 

Dividend per share:

Total dividend
Number of shares at the end of the period, adjusted for share issues

Dividend payout ratio, %:

Dividend per share x 100
Earnings per share

 

Net gearing:

(Loans from financial institutions – cash, bank receivables and financial securities) × 100
Shareholders' equity

 

Effective dividend yield, %:

Dividend per share × 100
Last trading price for the period, adjusted for share issues

 

Price/earnings ratio (P/E):

Last trading price for the period, adjusted for share issues
Earnings per share



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