Statement of Income (Loss) Key Figures 2017

The Consolidated Statement of Comprehensive Income/Loss as part of the Consolidated Financial Statements presented have been prepared in accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), as adopted by the European Union (EU).

Group earnings per share

Daimler Group

Daimler can look back on a tradition covering 130 years – a tradition that extends back to Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, the inventors of the automobile, and features pioneering achievements in automotive engineering. Today, the Daimler Group is a globally leading vehicle manufacturer that offers an unparalleled range of premium automobiles, trucks, vans and buses. The product portfolio is rounded out by a range of tailored financial services and mobility services.

34,331 m

Gross profit 2017

previous year 31,963 m €

14,301 m

Profit before income taxes 2017

previous year 12,574 m €

10,864 m

Net profit 2017

previous year 8,784 m €


Earnings per share Basic 2017

previous year 7.97 €


Earnings per share Diluted 2017

previous year 7.97 €

-3,437 m

Income taxes 2017

previous year -3.790 m €

With the significant growth in unit sales, revenue and earnings, as well as our attractive product portfolio, we not only strengthened our core business, we also created an excellent starting position to master the challenges of the fundamental transformation of the automotive industry that lie ahead of us.

Interactive Annual Report 2017

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