Profitable growth

We maintain our competitiveness through innovation, cost-efficiency and high profitability.

​​​​​On a stable foundation

Financial performance is an absolute requirement for the continuous development of operations. We shoulder our responsibility for the environment, our partners and each other to ensure a successful business and forest economy. We maintain our competitiveness through innovation, cost-efficiency and high profitability. We invest in business functions with a good long-term growth outlook.

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Key figures

Metsä Group                                                                2020​                               2019                                                     2018                    
​Sales, EUR million                                                                                   5,055
                               5,473
                                                             5,709
 
​Operating result, excl. non-recurring items, EUR million         368
                               ​495
                                                             ​849
​ROCE, %                                                                                                     7.2                                  ​7.3
                                                             16.6

​ROCE, excl. non-recurring items                                                       7.1

                               ​9.6
                                                             ​16.8
​ROE, %                                                                                                        6.8                               6.4
​​                                                             18.5  
​ROE, excl. non-recurring items                                                          6.6
                               ​9.7​​                                                             18.7 
​Equity, %                                                                                                    57.2
​                               56.2
​​                                                             53.1
 
​Net gearing, %                                                                                          4
                               10
                                                             13
​Interest-bearing net liabilities, EUR million                                    168
                              374                                                             463
​Investments, EUR million                                                                     400.5
​                              259.6
                                                            271.9
​Personnel at the end of the period, rolling average                    9,392

                              9,624​​                                                            9,464​​ 

Financial reporting

Metsä Group will publish the following financial reports in 2021


​Silent period​Financial report​Publishing date
​1.1.–10.2.2021​Financial Statements Bulletin for 2020​11 February 2021
​1.–27.4.2021​Interim Report for January–March 2021​28 April 2021
​1.–27.7.2021​Interim Report for January–June 2021​28 July 2021
1.–26.10.2021​Interim Report for January–September 2021​27 October 2021

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Investing in Metsä Group

Investing in Metsä Group  
 

As its name suggests, Metsä Group’s parent company Metsäliitto Cooperative is a cooperative owned by its members. After paying for their members’ capital shares, members may increase their holding by investing in Metsäliitto’s additional shares.