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Five-year review

Five-year summary:
results 2013 to 2018

In CHF million or as indicated

Net revenue and results

  2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Net revenue 11,714
11,662 11,643 11,678 11,703
Operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) 4,213
4,295 4,293 4,098 4,413
EBITDA as % of net revenue 36.0
36.8 36.9 35.1 37.7
Operating income (EBIT) 2,069
2,131 2,148 2,012 2,322
Net income 1,521
1,568 1,604 1,362 1,706
Earnings per share (CHF) 29.48
30.31 30.97 26.27 32.70

Balance sheet and cash flows

  2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Equity at end of year 8,208
7,645 6,522 5,242 5,486
Equity ratio at end of year (%) 36.3
34.7 30.4 24.8 26.2
Cash flow provided by operating activities 3,720
4,091 3,722 3,702 3,565
Capital expenditure in property, plant and equipment and
other intangible assets
2,404
2,378 2,416 2,409 2,436
Net debt at end of period 7,393
7,447 7,846 8,042 8,120

Employees

  2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Full-time equivalent employees at end of year (number) 19,845
20,506 21,127 21,637 21,125
Average number of full-time equivalent employees (number) 20,083
20,836 21,543 21,546 20,433

Operational data at end of period

  2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fixed access lines in Switzerland (in thousands) 1,788
2,047 2,367 2,629 2,778
Broadband access lines retail in Switzerland (in thousands) 2,033
2,014 1,992 1,958 1,890
Mobile access lines in Switzerland (in thousands) 6,551
6,637 6,612 6,625 6,540
Swisscom TV access lines in Switzerland (in thousands) 1,519
1,467 1,418 1,331 1,165
Revenue generating units (RGU) Switzerland (in thousands) 11,891
12,165 12,389 12,543 12,373
Unbundled fixed access lines in Switzerland (in thousands) 87 107 128 128 180
Broadband access lines wholesale in Switzerland (in thousands) 481 435 364 315 262
Broadband access lines in Italy (in thousands) 2,547
2,451 2,355 2,201 2,072

Swisscom share

  2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
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 24,331
26,859 23,627 26,056 27,067
Closing price at end of period (in CHF) 469.70
518.50 456.10 503.00 522.50
Closing price highest (in CHF) 530.60
527.00 528.50 580.50 587.50
Closing price lowest (in CHF) 427.00
429.80 426.80 471.10 467.50
Ordinary dividend per share (in CHF) 22.00 1 22.00 22.00 22.00 22.00
Ratio payout/earnings per share (%) 74.63
72.59 71.04 83.75 67.27

Informations Switzerland

  2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Net revenue 9,274
9,476 9,665 9,764 9,586
Operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) 3,419
3,451 3,572 3,461 3,788
Capital expenditure in property, plant and equipment and
other intangible assets
1,645
1,678 1,774 1,822 1,751
Full-time equivalent employees at end of year (number) 17,147
17,688 18,372 18,965 18,272

1 In accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directores to the Annual General Meeting.

The financial report is available in English, French and German. The German version is binding.