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Key figures first half 2019

  H1 2019 Change
Selected key figures 2019 2018 absolute %
  KEY FINANCIAL FIGURES (€ MILLION)        
Revenues adjusted 22,013 21,548 + 465 + 2.2
Revenues comparable 21,926 21,548 + 378 + 1.8
Profit before taxes on income 277 560 – 283 – 50.5
Net profit for the year 205 562 – 357 – 63.5
EBITDA adjusted 2,534 2,304 + 230 + 10.0
EBIT adjusted 757 974 – 217 – 22.3
Equity as of 30.06./31.12. 1) 12,804 13,592 – 788 – 5.8
Net financial debt as of 30.06./31.12. 1) 25,409 19,549 + 5,860 + 30.0
Total assets as of 30.06./31.12. 1)  63,790 58,527 + 5,263 + 9.0
Capital employed as of 30.06./31.12. 1) 42,114 36,657

+ 5,457

+ 14.9
Return on capital employed (ROCE) (%) 1) 3.6 5.4 –  – 
Redemption coverage in % 1) 13.8 16.9 –  – 
Gross capital expenditures 1) 4,825 4,217 + 608 + 14.4
Net capital expenditures 1) 2,350 1,925 + 425 + 22.1
Cash flow from operating acitivites 1,386 1,294 + 92 + 7.1
Free Cashflow –655 –329 – 326

+ 99.1

  KEY PERFORMANCE FIGURES        
Passengers (million) 2) 2,456 2,332

+ 124

+ 5.3

Rail passenger transport        
Punctuality DB passenger transport (rail) in Germany (%) 94.3 94.0 –  – 
     Punctuality DB Long-Distance (%) 77.2 77.4 –  – 
Passengers (million) 1,293 1,287

+ 6

+ 0.5
     thereof in Germany 1,049 1,031 + 18 + 1.7
     thereof DB Long-Distance  71.8 70.9 + 0.9 + 1.3
Volume sold (million pkm) 47,250 47,575

– 325

– 0.7

Volume produced (million train-path km) 381.4 388.6 – 7.2 – 1.9
Reil freight transport        
Freight carried (million t) 122.4 129.4 – 7.0 – 5.4
Volume sold (million tkm) 43,738 44,534 – 796 – 6.7
Track infrastructure        

Punctuality (rail) in Germany 3) (%)

93.6 93.3 –  – 
     Punctuality DB Group (rail) in Germany (%) 94.2 93.9 –  – 
Train kilometers on track infrastructure (million train-path km) 543.0 540.0 + 3.0 + 0.6
     thereof non-Group railways 179.9 172.2 + 7.7 + 4.5
     Share of non-Group railways (%) 33.1 31.9 –  – 
Station stops (million) 77.7 76.7 + 1.0 + 1.3
      thereof non-Group railways 19.5 18.3

+ 1.2

+ 6.6
Bus transport        
Passengers (million)2) 1,163 1,034

+ 188

+ 11.3

Volume sold 4) (million pkm) 3,368 3,516 – 148 – 4.2
Volume produced (million bus km) 795.5 802.8 – 7.3 – 0.9
Freight forwarding and logistics        
Shipments in land transport (thousand) 53,860 52,522 + 1,338 + 2.5
Air freight volume (export) (thousand t) 578.9 649.4 – 70.5 + 10.9
Ocean freight volume (export) (thousand TEU) 1,115 1,087 + 28 + 2.6
  ADDITIONAL KEY FIGURES        
Order book for passenger transport (€ billion) 90.5 91.0

– 0.5

– 0.5

Rating Moody’s/S&P Global Ratings Aa1/AA– Aa1/AA– –  – 
  Employees as of June 30 (FTE) 321,765 316,919 + 4,846 + 1.5

1) Limited comparability with the value of the first half of 2018/31 December 2018 due to IFRS 16 effect.
2) H1 2018 figure adjusted
3) Non-Group and DB Group train operating companies. 
4) Excluding DB Arriva