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Five-year summary:
results 2016 to 2020

In CHF million, except where indicated

Net revenue and results

  2020 2019 2 2018 1 2017 2016
Net revenue 11,100 11,453 11,714
11,662 11,643
Operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) 4,382 4,358 4,213
4,295 4,293
EBITDA as % of net revenue 39.5 38.1 36.0
36.8 36.9
Operating income (EBIT) 1,947 1,910 2,069
2,131 2,148
Net income 1,528 1,669 1,521
1,568 1,604
Earnings per share (CHF) 29.54 32.28 29.48
30.31 30.97

Balance sheet and cash flows

  2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Equity at end of year 9,491 8,875 8,208
7,645 6,522
Equity ratio at end of year (%) 39.1 36.6 36.3
34.7 30.4
Cash flow provided by operating activities 4,069 3,981 3,720
4,091 3,722
Capital expenditure 2,229 2,438 2,404
2,378 2,416
Net debt excl. lease liabilities 6,218 6,758 7,393
7,447 7,846

Employees

  2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Full-time equivalent employees at end of year (number) 19,062 19,317 19,845
20,506 21,127
Average number of full-time equivalent employees (number) 19,095 19,561 20,083
20,836 21,543

Operational data at end of period

  2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Fixed access lines in Switzerland (in thousands) 1,523 1,594 1,788
2,047 2,367
Broadband access lines retail in Switzerland (in thousands) 2,043 2,058 2,033
2,014 1,992
Mobile access lines in Switzerland (in thousands) 6,224 6,333 6,370
6,637 6,612
Swisscom TV access lines in Switzerland (in thousands) 1,554 1,555 1,519
1,467 1,418
Revenue generating units (RGU) Switzerland (in thousands) 11,344 11,540 11,710
12,165 12,389
Unbundled fixed access lines in Switzerland (in thousands) 56 70 87 107 128
Broadband access lines wholesale in Switzerland (in thousands) 555 515 481 435 364
Broadband access lines in Italy (in thousands) 2,747 2,637 2,547
2,451 2,355
Mobile access lines in Italy(in thousands) 1,961 1,746 1,432
1,065 676

Swisscom share

  2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Number of issued shares at end of period
(in millions of shares)
51.802 51.802 51.802
51.802 51.802
Market capitalisation at end of year 24,715 26,554 24,331
26,859 23,627
Closing price at end of period (in CHF) 477.10 512.60 469.70
518.50 456.10
Closing price highest (in CHF) 577.80 523.40 530.60
527.00 528.50
Closing price lowest (in CHF) 446.70 441.10 427.00
429.80 426.80
Ordinary dividend per share (in CHF) 22.00 3 22.00 22.00 22.00 22.00
Ratio payout/earnings per share (%) 74.48 68.16 74.63
72.59 71.04

Informations Switzerland

  2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Net revenue 8,614 8,969 9,274
9,476 9,665
Operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) 3,522 3,508 3,419
3,451 3,572
Capital expenditure in property, plant and equipment and
other intangible assets
1,596 1,770 1,645
1,678 1,774
Full-time equivalent employees at end of year (number) 16,048 16,628 17,147
17,688 18,372

1 Swisscom has been applying IFRS 15 “Revenue from Contracts with Customers” since 1 January 2018. The prior year’s figures have not been adjusted.
2 2 Swisscom has been applying IFRS 16 “Leases” since 1 January 2019. The prior year’s figures have not been adjusted.
3 In accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directores to the Annual General Meeting.

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