Key consolidated figures (M€)31.12.201831.12.201731.12.201631.12.2015% Change 2018/2017
New orders 1,889.1 1,500.8 1.475,8 1,336.0 +25.9%
Order Backlog 6,883.4 6,457.5 6.488,4 6,410.4 +6.6%
Revenue 1.437.1 1,361.0 1.327,4 1,383.8 +5.6%
EBIT 118.5 100.8 126.8 135.8 +17.5%
R.O.S 8.2% 7.4% 9.6% 9.8% +0.8 p.p.
Tax Rate 26.4% 34.5% 33.2% 32.0% -8.1 p.p.
Net Result 88.3 64.9 77.9 93.0 +36.1%
Net Working Capital 126.5 127.2 120.5 64.5 -0.6%
Net Financial Position (positive net cash) (398.9) (357.5) (338.0) (338.7) +11.6%
R&D 43.9 41.3 36.7 36.9 +6.1%
Headcount (no.) 4,327 4,228 3.951 3,772 +2.3%
Economic Value Added (EVA) 53.3 34.0 57.9 65.8 +56.8%
EPS 0.44 0.32 0.39 0.47 +37.5%