Economic value generated and distributed


In 2012 SEA generated a value of euro 632.3 million, a 6.1% increase on the previous year. The Group has achieved continuous growth over the past three years, corresponding to a CAGR of 4%.

Economic value generated and distributed 2010-2012 (in thousands of euro)
    2012 2011 2010
Economic value directly generated     
a) Revenues Net sales plus revenues from financial investments and sale of goods 632,294 595,878 587,609
Economic value distributed  617,792 549,028 489,221
b) Operating costs Payments to suppliers, non-strategic investments, royalties, discounted payments 203,104 194,273 189,088
c) Salaries and benefits Employee payments (current and non-current payments, future commitments) 256,188 250,355 248,384
d) Payments to providers of capital All payments to providers of capital to the organisation 121,968 62,173 19,222
e) Payments to the Public Administration Taxes 35,511 41,028 31,520
f) Investments in the community Voluntary contributions and investment of funds in the community (including donations) 1,021 1,199 1,007
Economic value      
(calculated as the difference between the economic value generated and the economic value distributed) Investments, equity release etc. 14,502 46,850 98,388
Source: SEA

The economic value distributed increased significantly over the three-year period, from euro 489.2 million in 2010 to euro 617.8 million in 2012 (CAGR: 12%), with an increase over the past year of 12.5%.

In 2012, euro 256 million was allocated to the remuneration of employees, equal to 41.4% of the value distributed and 40.5% of that generated.

Significant increases of the value share allocated to providers of capital (shareholders and credit institutions) have been recorded both in overall terms (from euro 19.2 million in 2010 to euro 121.9 million in 2012) and as a percentage of the total of the value distributed (from 3.9% in 2010 to 19.7% in 2012), in particular in the form of dividends (ordinary and extraordinary) which in 2011 amounted to euro 41.8 million and in 2012 to euro 102.8 million.


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