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GF generated sales of CHF 3 795 million in 2014 for an increase of 1%.

In million Swiss francs (CHF)

Corporation 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Order intake 3836 3795 3691 3734 3625
Orders on hand at year-end 1) 634 577 565 666 579
Sales 3795 3766 3720 3638 3447
Net profit / (loss) 195 145 138 168 108
Cash flow from operating activities 248 309 230 250 243
Additions to property, plant and equipment -152 –130 -132 -147 -124
Free cash flow
90 108 19 103 150
Assets
2989 3126 2664 2925 2838
Equity 1104 978 979 1223 1124
in % of assets 37 31 37 42 40
Gross value added 1334 1294 1266 1256 1228
Gross value added per employee (in 1000 CHF) 95 94 94 95 97
Employees at year-end 14140 14066 13412 13606 12908

1) In 2012 change of definition for GF Piping Systems.

 

The consolidated inancial statements have been prepared in accordance with Swiss GAAP FER since the beginning of 2013. Prior-year igures have been adjusted accordingly. The years 2010–2011 are represented according to IFRS.

 

Net proit grew 34% to CHF 195 million and earnings per share 32% to CHF 45 also supported by the disposal of non-operative real estate. The Board of Directors will propose a dividend of CHF 17 (CHF 16 for 2013) at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting.

Holding (statutory accounts) 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Net profit / (loss) for the year 129 77 101 79

47

Share capital

4 41 41 41

82

Market capitalization as per December 31

2579 2573 1509 1316

2163

Dividend in CHF per registered share*

17 16 15 15

10

* In 2014 as a dividend of CHF 14.57 out of retained earnings and as a dividend of CHF 2.43 out of reserves from capital contributions. In 2013 as a par value reduction and as a dividend out of reserves from capital contributions. In 2012 and 2011 as a dividend out of reserves from capital contributions. In 2010 as a par value reduction.

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