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                                                                2019​                               2018                                                     2017                    
​Sales, EUR million                                                                                   5,473
                               5,709
                                                             5,040
 
​Operating result, excl. non-recurring items, EUR million         495
                               ​849
                                                             ​566
​ROCE, %                                                                                                     7.3                                  ​16.6
                                                             12.6

​ROCE, excl. non-recurring items                                                       9.6

                               ​16.8
                                                             ​12.3
​ROE, %                                                                                                        6.4                               18.5
​​                                                             14.5  
​ROE, excl. non-recurring items                                                          9.7
                               ​18.7​​                                                             14.0 
​Equity, %                                                                                                    56.2
​                               53.1
​​                                                             45.0
 
​Net gearing, %                                                                                          10
                               13
                                                             34
​Interest-bearing net liabilities, EUR million                                    374
                              463                                                             993
​Investments, EUR million                                                                     259.6
​                              271.9
                                                            607.7
​Personnel at the end of the period, rolling average                    9,624

                              9,464​​                                                            9,399​​  

Financial reporting

Metsä Group will publish the following financial reports in 2020
Interim report for January–March 2020: 29 April 2020
Half-year financial report for January–June 2020: 30 July 2020
Interim report for January–September 2020: 29 October 2020

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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.