Key figures

2017 revenue: 1,780.5 million euros

Operating margin: 10.2%

 

Consolidated revenue by geographical area

Revenue regions 2016

 

In millions of euros 2017 2016 Change 2017/2016 Organic growth
Europe, Middle East and Africa 767.6 760.3 1% 3.5%
Americas 688.5 711.3 -3.2% -0.5%
Asia-Pacific 324.4 311.1 4.3% 6.5%
Full-year revenues 1,780.5 1,782.7 -0.1% 2.4%

 

Consolidated revenue by business line

Revenuespe2016

In millions of euros 2017 2016 Change 2017/2016 Organic growth
Media and Advertising Research 385.7 388.1 -0.6% 1.5%
Marketing Research 944.9 961.5 -1.7% 1%
Opinion & Social Research 189.1 177.2 6.7% 9%
Client and Employee Relationship Management 260.8 255.9 1.9% 3.5%
Full-year revenues 1,780.5 1,782.7 -0.1% 2.4%

 

Consolidated Income Statement

In million of euros 2016 2016
Revenue 1,780.5 1,782.7
Gross profit 1,156.7 1,160.4
Operating profit 182.3 180.1
Net profit, attributable to the Group 128.5 106.9
Adjusted net profit*, attributable to the Group 127.4 121.7
Workforce (as of 31st December) 16,664 16,598
* Adjusted net profit is calculated before non-cash items linked to IFRS 2 (share-based payments), amortisation of acquisition-related intangible assets (client relationships), deferred tax liabilities related to goodwill on which amortisation is tax-deductible in certain countries and the impact net of tax of other non-recurring income and expenses.

 

Key Balance Sheet Items

In million of euros 2017 2016
Total shareholders' equity 966.5 939.4
Financial debt 602.9 712.8
Cash and cash equivalent 137.3 164.9
Net debt 464.2 544.5
Net gearing (%) 48.03% 57.96%
Total from balance sheet 2,140.8 2,293.7

 

Distribution of Capital - 31 December 2017

Shareholders Actions % Voting rights %
DT & Partners 4,406,988 9.92 8,813,976 17.37
Didier Truchot 260,143 0.59 512,439 1.01
Sofina 2,179,919 4.9 4,359,838 8.59
Public 35,185,958 79.18 35,350,208 69.68
Employees 1,052,386 2.37 1,695,806 3.34
--> incl. FCPE and Group saving plan 32,392 0.07 64,179 0.13
The Company 1,350,841 3.04 - -
Total 44,436,235 100 50,732,267 100

 

Dividends paid in respect of the last six financial years were as follows

Financial year Net dividend per share Proportion of the dividend eligible for the allowance
2017 €0.87 100%
2016 €0.85 100%
2015 €0.80 100%
2014 €0.75 100%
2013 €0.70 100%
2012 €0.64 100%
2011 €0.63 100%

The payment of the dividend is 4 July 2018