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Vaisala in Brief

​​Observations for a Better World: reliable environmental observations for better decision making, safety and efficiency

Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Building on 80 ​years of experience, Vaisala contributes to a better quality of life by providing a comprehensive range of innovative observation and measurement products and services for chosen weather-related and industrial markets.
  • Headquartered in Finland
  • Employs approximately 1,600 professionals
  • Net sales of EUR 318.5 million and operating result EUR 29.6 million in 2015
  • Main markets Americas (41% of net sales), EMEA (33%) and
    APAC (26%)
  • In 1988 Vaisala's shares listed in the OTC-list
  • A series shares quoted in Nasdaq Helsinki​ stock exchange since 1994
  • 1:4 share split on March 23, 2000

Key Figures 
Orders received, EUR million320.0
Order book, EUR million129.2
Net sales, EUR million318.5
Gross profit, EUR million162.8
Gross margin, %51.1
Operating expenses, EUR million131.9
Operating result, EUR million 29.6
Operating result, %9.3
Profit (loss) before taxes, EUR million33.0
Profit (loss) for the period, EUR million27.5
Earnings per share, EUR1.52
Return on equity, %15.7
Capital expenditure, EUR million8​.3
Depreciation, EUR million15.1
Cash flow from operating activities, EUR million38.8
Cash and cash equivalents, EUR million5​​9.2​