Sales, profitability, investment, debt... All the key figures required to gain a better understanding of Faurecia’s business and strategy.
Sales growth, in € millions
Faurecia’s consolidated sales for fiscal 2012 stood at €17.4 billion.
Sales by region
At the end of 2012, 44% of Faurecia’s sales were generated in markets outside Europe.
Sales by activity
Sales by customer
Faurecia is committed to broadening its customer portfolio in terms of both market segments and geographical regions. In 2012, German automakers accounted for 39% of sales, while U.S. automakers represented 28% of sales.
Operating income growth, in € millions
EBITDA growth, in € millions
Net income, in € millions
Operating income in 2012 came to €513.7 million. EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization) stood at €1 billion while net income totaled €142.3 million.
The Faurecia Group maintained its investment strategy in 2012. Gross R&D expenditures totaled €943 million, or 5.4% of sales, compared to 4.7% of sales in the previous year. This increase, stemming from a high level of production orders, is a mark of Faurecia’s strong sales momentum.
Cash flow from investing activities (CAPEX + capitalized R&D) totaled €824 million, a jump of €192.4 million, reflecting the substantial increase in the Group’s order backlog.
Tangible investments rose 23% to €557 million, compared to €451 million in 2011, in a further indication of the Group’s business momentum. In geographic terms, this investment was primarily focused on growth outside Europe.
Debt growth, in € millions
At end-December 2012, the Group’s net financial debt stood at €1.8 billion.
The Group’s total workforce grew 12.2% in 2012, to 93,918. This increase breaks down geographically as follows: