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Facts & figures

Annual Results

in CHF million unless otherwise specified 2018/2019 2017/2018
Sales 2,763.2 2,645.9
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.