Key economic performance indicators

Value management targets (%)

DB
Group

Passenger
transport

Freight transport
and logistics

Infra-
structur

Integrated
rail system

 

ROCE

≥6.5

≥9.0

≥11.0

5.5

≥6.0

Debt coverage

≥20

≥50

≥50

≥20

≥20

In the context of our value management we intend to manage DB Groupʼs enterprise value over the long term such that we can finance capital expenditure on our core business.

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ROCE

ROCE deteriorated by 1.5 percentage points as a result of a decline in adjusted EBIT while the capital employed rose at the same time. The significant growth in capital employed resulted mainly from the first-time application of IFRS 16. This generally causes ROCE to shift to a lower level.

At the same time, however, the cost of capital also declined.

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ROCE

2019

2018

Change

absolute

thereof IFRS-
16 effekt

%

 

EBIT adjusted (€ million)

1,837

2,111

– 274

+46

– 13.0

  Capital Employed
as of Dec 31 (€ million)

42,999

36,657

+ 6,342

+4,487

+ 17.3

ROCE (%)

4.3

5.8

–0.4 1)

1) Percentage points.

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