Key figures

2018 revenue: €1,749.5 million

Operating margin: 9.9%

 

Performance by region

Graph countries

In millions of euros 2018 2017 Change 2018/2017 Organic growth
Europe, Middle East and Africa 761.5 767.6 -0.8% 0%
Americas 653.4 688.5 -5.1% -0.9%
Asia-Pacific 334.6 324.4 3.2% 6%
Full-year revenues 1,749.5 1,780.5 -1.7% 0.7%

 

Performance by audience

Graph Audiences

 

In million of euros 2018 Contribution Change 2018/2017 Organic growth
Consumers1 1 059.7 61% -3.9% -0.3%
Clients and employees2 287.6 16% -1% 1.3%
Citizens3 205.9 12% 8.8% 7.5%
Doctors and patients4 196.3 11% -0.8% -0.9%
Full-Year Revenues 1,749.5 100% -1.7% 0.7%

 

Breakdown of Service Lines by audience segment:

1 - Audience Measurement, Brand Health, Clinics & Mobility Labs, Creative Excellence, Innovation, Ipsos UU (excl pharma), Ipsos MMA, Market Strategy & Understanding, Observer (excl public sector), Media Development, Social Intelligence Analytics

2- Customer Experience, Market Measurement, Mystery Shopping, Quality Measurement, Retail Performance, ERM

3- Public Affairs, Corporate Reputation

4- Healthcare (quantitative and qualitative)

 

Summary consolidated financial statement

In million of euros

2018 2017
Revenue 1,749.5 1,780.5
Gross profit 1,138.4 1,156.6
Operating margin 172.4 182.3
Adjusted net profit*, attributable to the Group 125.2 127.4
Workforce as of 31 December 18,130 16,664
*Adjusted net profit is calculated before (i) non-cash items related to IFRS 2 (share-based compensation), (ii) amortisation of acquisition-related intangible assets (client relations), (iii) the impact net of tax of other noncurrent income, (iv) expense and the non-monetary impact of changes in puts in other financial income and expenses, (v) deferred tax liabilities related to goodwill for which amortisation is deductible in some countries.

 

Financial statement

In million of euros 2018 2017
Total shareholders' equity 1,035 966
Financial debt 743 602
Cash and cash equivalent 168 137
Net debt 575 464
Net gearing 56% 48%
Total from balance sheet 2,374.9 2,140.8

 

Share capital and voting rights as at 31 December 2018

  Number of shares % Number of voting rights %
DT & Partners 4,406,988 9.92 8,813,976 17.94
Didier Truchot 266,367 0.60

521,313

1.06
Public 37,661,122 84.75 37,883,558 77.12
Employees 1,218,834 2.74 1,902,736 3.88
--> Including FCPE and Group savings plan 23,798 0.05 46,966 0.10
Treasury shares 882,924 1.99 0 0.00%
--> Of which liquidity agreement 34,979 0.08 0 0.00%
Total 44,436,235 100 49,121,583 100

 

Dividends history

Financial year Net dividend per share
2018 0.88€
2017 0.87€
2016 0.85€
2015 0.80€
2014 0.75€
2013 0.70€
2012 0.64€