Key financial figures
|In CHF million, except where indicated||1.1.–30.9.2017||1.1.–30.9.2016||Change|
|Net revenue and results|
|Operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) 1||3,354||3,307||1.4%|
|EBITDA as % of net revenue||%||39.0||38.3|
|Operating income (EBIT) 2||1,766||1,691||4.4%|
|Share of net income attributable to equity holders of Swisscom Ltd||1,270||1,199||5.9%|
|Earnings per share||CHF||24.52||23.15||5.9%|
|Balance sheet and cash flows|
|Equity at end of period 3||7,148||4,553||57.0%|
|Equity ratio at end of period 3,4||%||33.0||21.3|
|Operating free cash flow 5||1,672||1,404||19.1%|
|Net debt at end of period 6||7,868||8,310||–5.3%|
|Operational data at end of period|
|Fixed telephony access lines Switzerland||in thousand||2,128||2,458||–13.4%|
|Broadband access lines retail in Switzerland||in thousand||2,000||1,985||0.8%|
|Swisscom TV access lines in Switzerland 7||in thousand||1,453||1,377||5.5%|
|Mobile access lines in Switzerland||in thousand||6,581||6,613||–0.5%|
|Revenue generating units (RGU) in Switzerland 8||in thousand||12,162||12,433||–2.2%|
|Broadband access lines wholesale in Switzerland||in thousand||419||351||19.4%|
|Broadband access lines in Italy||in thousand||2,421||2,295||5.5%|
|Mobile access lines in Italy||in thousand||989||630||57.0%|
|Swisscom share at end of period|
|Number of issued shares||in mio.||51.802||51.802||–|
|Market capitalisation 9||25,704||23,917||7.5%|
|Full-time equivalent employees at end of period|
|Full-time equivalent employees at end of year||FTE||20,704||21,292||–2.8%|
1 Definition operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA): operating income before depreciation and amortisation and impairment losses on tangible and intangible assets, gain on sale of subsidiaries, net financial result, share of results of associates and income tax expense.
2 Definition operating income (EBIT): operating income before gain on sale of subsidiaries, net financial result, share of results of associates and income tax expense.
3 The increase in equity and equity ratio is primarily due to the decrease in the carrying amount of the defined benefit obligations (applying risk sharing, plan amendement, increase in discount rate).
4 Equity as a percentage of total assets.
5 Definition operating free cash flow: operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA), change in operating assets and liabilities (excluding cash and cash equivalents) less net capital expenditure in tangible and other intangible assets and dividends paid to non-controlling interests.
6 Definition net debt: financial liabilities less cash and cash equivalents, current financial assets and non-current fixed-interest-bearing deposits.
7 In 2016, adjustment of not activated TV access lines –63 k.
8 Definition revenue generating units (RGU) in Switzerland: fixed access lines, broadband access lines retail, Swisscom TV access lines and mobile access lines.
9 Closing price at end of period, multiplied by number of shares outstanding at end of period.