Key figures

Unaudited, unless otherwise indicated

EUR thousand, unless otherwise indicated

2021

2020

2019

2018

Net sales

179,334 [1]

160,082 [1]

143,016 [1]

125,693

Growth in net sales (%)

12.0

11.9

13.8

-

Organic growth (%)

0

3.0

1.8

-

EBITA

18,523

19,535

12,317

13,813

EBITA margin (%)

11.8

12.2

8.6

11.0

Adjusted EBITA

21,146

20,633

15,481

14,461

Adjusted EBITA margin (%)

11.8

12.9

10.8

11.5

EBITDA

16,376

26,280

19,318

19,455

Adjusted EBITDA

25,962

21,433

16,448

15,423

Operating profit

16,376 [1]

18,272 [1]

10,644 [1]

13,271

Operating profit margin (%)

9.1

11.4

7.4

10.6

Personnel expenses

115,696 [1]

101,935 [1]

91,692 [1]

79,896

Financial income and expenses

-6,086 [1] 

(2,376) [1]

(2,268) [1]

(2,145)

Profit before taxes

10,290 [1] 

15,896 [1]

8,376 [1]

11,126

Profit for the period

7,903 [1] 

12,798 [1]

6,858 [1]

3,033

Balance sheet total

249,754 [1] 

221,528 [1]

188,432 [1]

142,996

Shareholders’ equity

114,858 [1] 

66,880 [1]

57,369 [1]

45,798

Cash and cash equivalents

19,353 [1] 

15,463 [1]

10,346 [1]

9,280

Net debt (excluding lease liabilities)

30,859

56,583

50,662

39,381

Net debt (excluding lease liabilities) / Adjusted EBITDA (multiple)

1.4x

2.6x

3.1x

2.6x

Gearing (excluding lease liabilities) (%)

27

85

88

86

Equity ratio (%)

46.0

30.2

30.4

32.0

Return on equity (%)

8.7

20.6

13.3

6.9

Return on capital employed (%)

8.9

12.1

8.7

13.0

Investments in tangible and intangible assets

2,209 [1] 

3,133 [1]

2,601 [1]

1,786

Earnings per share

0.22 [8]

9.69 [2]

5.48 [3]

2.47 [4]

Diluted earnings per share

0.22 [9]

9.63 [5]

5.45 [6]

2.47 [7]

Earnings per share, continuing operations

0.22 [8]

9.60 [2]

6.29 [3]

7.75 [4]

Diluted earnings per share, continuing operations

0.22 [9]

9.54 [5]

6.25 [6]

7.75 [7]

Utilisation rate (%)

76.6

77.3

76.2

77.9

Average number of full-time employees (FTEs)

1,697

1,555

1,442

1,233

Average number of personnel

 1,969

1,823

1,514

1,290

Personnel at the end of the period

2,034

1,902

1,769

1,453

  1. Audited.
  2. Number of shares, average: 1,265,355.
  3. Number of shares, average: 1,255,873.
  4. Number of shares, average: 1,229,622.
  5. Diluted number of shares, average: 1,273,047.
  6. Diluted number of shares, average: 1,263,565.
  7. Diluted number of shares, average: 1,229,622.
  8. Number of shares, average: 35,290,804.
  9. Diluted number of shares, average: 35,333,200.