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24. Consolidated statement of cash flows

The consolidated statement of cash flows was prepared using the indirect method. Cash and cash equivalents include cash on hand, cash at banks, and checks. The effects of changes in the scope of consolidated financial statements were eliminated and reported in the cash flows from investing activities.











Interest received





Interest paid





Taxes paid










In millions of euros

Interest received and paid as well as taxes paid are included in the cash flows from operating activities.

Non-cash expenses and income











Depreciation, amortization, and impairment





Result from sale of assets





Changes in pensions and other employee obligations, non-current provisions, and deferred taxes





Other non-cash income and expenses















In millions of euros

Cash flows from operating activities include dividend income of EUR 14.0 million (2015/16: EUR 19.9 million) from associates and joint ventures as well as other investments.

Cash flows from investing activities include inflows of cash and cash equivalents in the amount of EUR 0.4 million (2015/16: EUR 26.5 million) from initial consolidation of acquired and/or newly consolidated companies and outflows of the purchase price in the amount of EUR 28.3 million (2015/16: EUR 39.7 million). The sale of subsidiaries resulted in an outflow of cash and cash equivalents from cash flows from investing activities of EUR 0.5 million (2015/16: EUR 0.0 million) and an inflow of the sale price in the amount of EUR 2.5 million (2015/16: EUR 0.1 million).

Cash flows from financing activities include dividends for non-controlling interests amounting to EUR 17.9 million (2015/16: EUR 47.8 million) and capital increase of non-controlling interests in the amount of EUR 2.1 million (2015/16: EUR 1.5 million).

The additions to assets due to finance lease activities contain non-cash investments amounting to EUR 0.8 million (2015/16: EUR 4.2 million).

About voestalpine

In its business segments, voestalpine is a globally leading technology and capital goods group with a unique combination of material and processing expertise. With its top-quality products and system solutions using steel and other metals, it is a leading partner to the automotive and consumer goods industries in Europe and to the aerospace, oil and gas industries worldwide. The voestalpine Group is also the world market leader in turnout technology, special rails, tool steel, and special sections.


50 Countries on all 5 continents
500 Group companies and locations
50,000 Employees worldwide

Earnings FY 2016/17

€ 11.3 Billion


€ 1.54 Billion


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