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Facts & figures

Annual Results

in CHF million unless otherwise specified 2017/20181) 2016/20171)
Sales 2,645.9 2,395.7
Gross profit 1,868.2 1,651.8
in % of sales 70.6% 68.9%
Operating profit before acquisition-related amortization (EBITA) 551.6 481.4
in % of sales 20.8% 20.1%
Income after taxes  422.7 371.5
Number of employees (end of period) 14,242 14,089
Free cash flow2) 360.0 (232.6)

1) Excluding one-time costs of CHF 19.2 million in 2017/18 (2016/17: CHF 18.4 million), consisting of transaction cost and integration related restructuring costs in connection with the acquisition of AudioNova.
2) Cash flow from operating activities + cash flow from investing activities