analyst consensus.

Each quarter, a number of analysts that follow us, share their consensus on upcoming results. Two weeks prior to our earnings call, these will be published on our website.

analyst consensus

€ mln 2017A Q1 18A Q2 18A Q3 18A Q4 18E 2018E 2019E
revenue 23,273 5,683 6,022 6,0006 6,116 23,983 24,720
reported growth YoY 12.5% 2.3% 2.7% 2.3% 2.3% 2.4% 0%
growth per working day YoY 8.3% 7.4% 5.0% 2.7% 1.0% 4.0% -/-0.5%
gross profit 4,708 1,114 1,191 1,191 1,199 4,695 4,657
gross margin 20.2% 19.6% 19.8% 19.8% 19.6% 19.7% 19.6%
operating expenses (before amortization/one-offs) 3,643 897 908 892 892 3,591 3,611
EBITA (before one-offs) 1,065 217 283 299 305 1,104 1,046
EBITA margin 4.6% 3.8% 4.7% 5.0% 5.0% 4.6% 4.4%
net income (before amortization/one-offs) 756 157 223 220 228 828 746
EPS (before amortization/ one-offs) € 4.11 0.85 1.21 1.20 1.20 4.47 4.04
net debt 1,026 1,129 1,507 1,419 957 957 624

updated on January 16, 2019

  • Q4 2018: 11 analysts participated
  • Q3 2018: 10 analysts participated
  • Q2 2018: 12 analysts participated
  • Q1 2018: 11 analysts participated
  • FY 2018: 9 analysts participated
  • FY 2019: 9 analysts participated
  • range Q4 2018 EBITA estimate: highest 313, lowest 295