Lemminkäinen in brief

We are an expert in complex infrastructure construction and building construction in northern Europe and one of the largest paving companies in our market area. Together with our customers and 4,800 professionals we employ, we build a sustainable society.

During the coming years, our target is to improve our competitiveness in all business segments and to build a solid foundation to enable profitable growth in selected businesses.

In 2015, our net sales were EUR 1.9 billion. Lemminkäinen Corporation’s share is quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.

Key figures  2015  2014  Change
 Net sales, EUR million 1,879.0 2,044.5 -165.5
 Operating profit, EUR million 37.3 36.3 1.0
 Operating margin, % 2.0 1.8  
 Pre-tax profit, EUR million 16.7 -1.7 18.4
 Profit for the period, EUR million 7.2 18.1 -10.9
 Basic earnings per share, EUR -0.15 0.40 -0.6
 Dividend per share, EUR 0.12* 0.00 0.1
 Cash flow from operating activities, EUR million 106.6 -48.4 155.0
 Gross investments, EUR million 10.3 30.0 -19.7
       
 Key figures 31 Dec 2015 31 Dec 2014 Change
 Order book, EUR million 1,180.3 1,456.1 -275.8
 Personnel at the end of period 4,059 4,748 -689
 Interest bearing net debt, EUR million 126.8 213.6 -86.8
 Equity ratio, %** 40.6 37.1  
 Gearing, %*** 33.6 51.8  
 Return on investment (ROI), %**** 10.2 13.5  
 Return on capital employed (ROCE), %***** 5.3 4.5  
 Operating capital, EUR million 474.8 590.4 -115.6

*Board of Directors' proposal to the AGM
**Equity ratio, if hybrid bonds were treated as debt: 12/2015: 28.6% and 12/2014: 24.6%
***Gearing, if hybrid bonds were treated as debt: 12/2015: 89.6% and 12/2014: 128.4%
****Includes the effect of discontinued operations
*****Calculation: Operating profit, rolling 12 months / (Total equity (quarterly average) + interest-bearing liabilities (quarterly average)) x 100