Key ratios
NetEnt group 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Operating margin (percent) 33.7 35.6 36.4 35.7 30.7 28.5
Equity/assets ratio (percent) 70.7 69.2 66.1 70.6 67.9 71.4
Cash ratio (percent) 226.7 238.2 233.1 272.0 212.6 190.3
Net interest-bearing debt (kSEK) -500.8 -387.0 -494.5 -402.1 -258.1 -105.8
Net debt ratio (multiple) -0.50 -0.42 -0.56 -0.58 -0.47 -0.28
Average number of employees 800 750 618 489 401 328
Number of employees at the end of the period 804 810 680 529 456 356
Number of employees and consultants at the end of the period 990 1,013 892 718 591 461
Earnings per share (before dilution) (1) 2.40 2.30 2.10 1.56 1.02 0.70
Earnings per share (after dilution) (1) 2.40 2.30 2.10 1.56 1.01 0.70
Book equity per share (1) 3.98 3.80 3.68 2.88 2.28 1.60
Shareholder distribution/dividend per share (SEK) (1) 3.98 2.25 2.25 1.33 0.83 0.50
Average number of shares outstanding (1) 240,130,860 240,130,860 240,130,860 240,130,860 239,440,896 237,322,296
Number of shares outstanding at the end of the period (1) 240,130,860 240,130,860 240,130,860 240,130,860 239,797,644 237,322,296
           
(1) Adjusted for split 6:1 that occured in May, 2016.