Return on capital employed (ROCE)
We use the return on capital employed ratio (ROCE) as the central performance measure for the development of our Group portfolio as well as for allocating capital expenditures.
You can find the current development of ROCE in the Integrated Report 2018. The Integrated Report 2018 will be pubslished in English in May 2019.
Derivation of ROCE
|ROCE € million or %||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016||2017||2018|
|Capital Employed per Dec. 31|| |
Derivation of Capital Employed
BASED ON ASSETS
|Property, plant and equipment /intangible assets||41,816|| |
|+ Receivables / other assets||5,210||5,257|| |
|- Other liabilities||7,922||7,816||8,772||8,514||9,013||8,939||9,604|
|- Other provisions||-5,162||-4,883||-5,044||-5,311||-5,334||-5,117||-5,068|
|- Deferred income||-2,217||-2,141||-2,063||-1,853||-1,870||-1,623||-1,648|
|- Receivables from financing||-72||-90|| |
We lead the DB Group and the single business units in matters concerning ROCE goals while anticipating the character and the risk of the operative business. The ROCE measures the performance of our business actvities. This orientates our planning including the investment program. The ROCE goals are set with their minimum being at hte level of the Weighted Average Cost of Capital or WACC.