2011 Results
commented by Pierre-André Térisse

Executive Vice President, Finance

2011 key indicators*

  • € 31,194,000,000

    = Market capitalization at Dec. 31

  • € 19,318,000,000

    = Consolidated group’s sales

  • € 11,235,000,000

    = in sales in 2011. The Fresh Dairy Products division accounts for 58% of group sales.

  • € 3,673,000,000

    = in sales in 2011. The Baby Nutrition division accounts for 19% of group sales.

  • € 3,229,000,000

    = in sales in 2011. The Waters division accounts for 17% of group sales.

  • € 2,843,000,000

    = Trading operating income

  • € 1,181,000,000

    = in sales in 2011. The Medical Nutrition division accounts for 6% of group sales.

  • € 885,000,000

    = Capital expenditures.

  • € 205,000,000

    = Sound growth in free cash flow net of dividends and share buybacks, reduced net financial debt by € 205 million to € 3,011 million.

  • 101,885

    employees in 80 countries at December 31, 2011.

  • 186

    Danone plants in the world.

  • 83 %

    of Danone growth came from emerging countries in 2011.

  • 58 %

    of the group’s growth comes from 6 key countries called the MICRUB: Mexico, Indonesia, China, Russia, the US and Brazil.

  • 51 %

    51% of Danone total business came from emerging countries in 2011.

  • € 1.39

    At the General Meeting on April 26, 2012, Danone ask shareholders to approve distribution of a dividend of €1.39 per share (+6% versus 2010).

  • € 1

    Emerging economies account for one of every two euros in group sales.

* Indicators are at constant scope of consolidation and exchange rates.