Consolidated Cash Flow Statement

for the period from October 1 to September 30 (IFRS)

T 031
 
in € thousand Note 12 months
2016/17
12 months
2015/16
       
Earnings before taxes   456,063 158,815
 
Depreciation and amortization of fixed assets 7 135,210 134,803
Change in allowances on receivables and other assets   1,768 1,994
Change in non-current provisions   1,276 2,180
Net losses on disposal of fixed assets   3,070 909
Measurement of derivatives   10,187 –39,672
Other non-cash items   4,404 –2,530
Expenses and income included in the financial result   5,361 15,440
Income taxes received/paid   –62,384 –98,641
Change in receivables and other assets   –129,288 88,790
Change in inventories (including measurement effects)   –57,023 –68,009
Change in current provisions   6,713 –2,364
Change in liabilities (excluding financial liabilities)   104,506 47,094*
Cash inflow from operating activities (net cash flow)   479,863 238,809
 
Payments for investments in fixed assets 15, 16 –165,045 –143,143
Proceeds from the disposal of fixed assets   680 8,530
Interest received   2,715 2,868
Dividends received 11, 19 6,169 3,865
Cash outflow from investing activities   –155,481 –127,880
 
Proceeds deriving from the take-up of financial liabilities   109,582 42,029
Payments for the redemption of bonds and financial liabilities   –263,163 –54,891
Interest paid   –14,066 –17,353*
Dividends paid 24 –57,705 –61,780
Cash outflow from financing activities   –225,352 –91,995
 
Net change in cash and cash equivalents   99,030 18,934
Changes resulting from movements in exchange rates   –335 –31
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period   471,874 452,971
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 23 570,569 471,874
      
* Prior-year figures have been adjusted (see Notes to the Consolidated Cash Flow Statement).
The Notes relating to the Consolidated Cash Flow Statement are provided in the Notes.