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Facts & figures
|in CHF million unless otherwise specified||2018/2019||2017/2018|
|Gross profit (adjusted) 1)||1,975.1||1,868.2|
|in % of sales||71.5%||70.6%|
|Operating profit before acquisition-related amortization (EBITA) (adjusted) 2)||594.0||551.6|
|in % of sales||21.5%||20.8%|
|Income after taxes||460.2||407.4|
|Number of employees (end of period)||14,740||14,242|
|Free cash flow 3)||346.9||360.0|
1) Excluding restructuring costs of CHF 8.8 million in 2018/19 to optimize local operations in selected markets.
2) Excluding restructuring costs of CHF 11.5 million in 2018/19 to optimize local operations in selected markets and integration costs of CHF 19.2 million in 2017/18 in connection with the acquisition of AudioNova.
3) Cash flow from operating activities + cash flow from investing activities.