Orkla is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods to the grocery, out-of home, specialised retail, pharmacy and bakery sectors. The Nordic and Baltic regions and selected countries in Central Europe are Orkla’s main markets. The Orkla Group also holds strong positions in selected product categories in India.
Orkla’s Branded Consumer Goods business comprises the Orkla Foods, Orkla Confectionery & Snacks, Orkla Care and Orkla Food Ingredients business areas. Orkla also has operations organised under the Orkla Investments business area, consisting of its investments in Sapa (50% interest) and Jotun (42.5% interest), in addition to Hydro Power and financial assets.
Orkla ASA is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and its head office is in Oslo, Norway. As of 31 December 2016, Orkla had 18,154 employees. The Group’s turnover in 2016 totalled NOK 37.8 billion.
|Operating revenues (NOK million)||33,198||29,599||33,045||30,001||61,009|
|Operating revenues Branded Consumer Goods (NOK million)||32,002||28,584||27,731||24,105||24,621|
|EBIT (adj.)1 (NOK million)||3,609||3,214||3,142||3,279||3,986|
|EBIT (adj.)1 Branded Consumer Goods (NOK million)||3,839||3,378||2,961||2,803||2,769|
|EBIT (adj.)1 margin||10.9||10.9||9.5||10.9||6.5|
|EBIT (adj.)1 margin Branded Consumer Goods (%)||12.0||11.8||10.7||11.6||11.2|
|Ordinary profit before tax (NOK million)||4,090||2,872||2,664||3,873||-923|
|Earnings per share, diluted (NOK)||3.24||1.63||0.68||1.56||-0.76|
|Total dividends per share (NOK)||2.50||2.50||2.50||2.50||2.50|
|Equity ratio (%)||62.2||62.5||59.1||53.9||51.8|
Figures as reported (2011-2014). Source: Orkla's Annual Report 2015.
1Operating profit before other income and expenses.