Key Figures

in CHF 1 000 unless otherwise specified 2017 in % 2018 in % 2019 in % 2020 in %
Net sales 216 728 100.0 248 115 100.0 253 909 100.0 214 891 100.0
Changed compared to previous year (%) 14.4   14.5   2.3   -15.4  
EBITDA before restructuring costs 19 243 8.9 24 630 9.9 24 781 9.8 19 362 9.0
Change compared to previous year (%) 52.6   28.0   0.6   -21.9  
Operating profit (EBIT) 10 505 4.8 15 234 6.1 14 901 5.9 8 851 4.1
Earnings before taxes (EBT) 8 633 4.0 13 043 5.3 11 861 4.7 6 396 3.0
Income taxes -1 979 -0.9 -3 403 -1.4 -3 447 -1.4 -2 224 -1.1
Net profit/(loss) 6 654 3.1 9 640 3.9 8 414 3.3 4 172 1.9
Earnings per share 2.29   3.32   2.90   1.44  
               
Number of employees (FTEs at end of period) 1 924   2 029   2 036   1 901  

Sales by industry

Sales by export region

Sales by production region

Division results 2017 in % 2018 in % 2019 in % 2020 in %
AMS Division                
– Sales 52 972 100.0 62 977 100.0 61 344 100.0 52 521 100.0
– EBITDA before restructuring 8 430 15.9 12 036 19.1 10 362 16.9 7 352 14.0
                 
ES Division                
– Sales 163 856 100.0 185 176 100.0 192 708 100.0 163 055 100.0
– EBITDA before restructuring 13 442 8.2 14 868 8.0 15 681 8.1 13 621 8.4

Net sales by Division and EBITDA margin

in CHF 1,000 unless otherwise specified 31.12.2017 in % 31.12.2018 in % 31.12.2019 in % 31.12.2020 in %
Non-current assets 48 606 28.7 56 924 29.3 59 202 32.0 52 710 29.0
Current assets 120 443 71.3 137 282 70.7 125 744 68.0 129 340 71.0
Total assets 169 049 100.0 194 206 100.0 184 946 100.0 182 050 100.0
Equity 68 692 40.7 75 137 38.7 78 805 42.6 76 334 41.9
                 
Financial liabilities 48 880 28.9 57 823 29.8 50 347 27.2 56 752 31.2
Cash and cash equivalents 29 300 17.3 29 843 15.4 33 660 18.2 43 135 23.7
Net debt 19 580 11.6 27 980 14.4 16 687 9.0 13 617 7.5
Gearing Ratio (net debt in % of equity) 28.5   37.2   21.2   17.8  
                 
Inventories 51 776 30.6 59 213 30.5 50 632 27.4 49 875 27.4
Trade receivables 34 147 20.2 41 994 21.6 36 444 19.7 30 679 16.9
Trade payables -28 130 -16.6 -32 365 -16.7 -28 065 -15.1 -22 556 -12.5
Net working capital 57 793 34.2 68 842 35.4 59 011 32.0 57 998 31.8
in % of sales 26.7   27.7   23.2   27.0  
                 
Capex in tangible assets 8 392   18 831   13 964   5 072  
in % of sales 3.9   7.6   5.5   2.4