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Cash Flow Statement

in € million FY 2018 FY 2017 YTD
Q1 2018
Cash, Cash Equivalents and Current Investments (at beginning of period) 1,853 1,548 1,853
Current Investments (at
beginning of period)
954 944 954
Cash & Cash Equivalents (at
beginning of period)
899 604 899
Operating Activities      
EBITDA 1,754 1,348 1,414
Change in Working Capital -238 -237 -448
Income Tax -107 -66 -59
Other -18 -49 26
Cash provided by Operating Activities
(Operating cash flow)
1,391 996 933
Investing Activities      
Capital Expenditures -673 -547 -470
Payments regarding drawing rights -20 -8 -18
Acquisitions -22 -242 -10
Disposal of Subsidiaries, Businesses
& Associates
316 1,525 27
Disposal of Other Non-current Assets 19 21 13
Change in Fixed-term Deposits -322 -33 -46
Interest Received 20 30 16
Dividend and capital (re)payments -75 -94 -41
Other 152 37 24
Cash used in Investing Activities -605 689 -505
Dividend -225 -200 -223
Interest Paid -58 -163 -39
Repurchase of shares -236 -297 -213
Proceeds from re-issued
treasury shares
97 107 91
Change in Commercial Paper   0 0
Proceeds from/repayments
of corporate bonds
  -750 0
Other Cash from/used in
Financing Activities
21 -41 48
Cash from/used in
Financing Activities
-401 -1,344 -336
Exchange Differences -3 -46 6
Cash and Cash Equivalents
(end of period)
1,281 899 997
Current Investment
(end of period)
1,277 954 1,001
Cash and Cash Equivalents & Current Investments (end of period) 2,558 1,853 1,998