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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 79 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

 

 

 2015​2014
Orders received​, EUR million318.5295.0
Order book, EUR million129.2129.2
Net sales, EUR million318.5299.7
Gross profit, EUR million162.8153.1
Gross margin, %51.151.1
Operating expenses, EUR million131.9127.2
Operating result, EUR million 29.626.4
Operating result, %9.38.8
Profit (loss) before taxes, EUR million33.029.1
Profit (loss) for the period, EUR million27.523.4
Earnings per share, EUR1.521.30
Return on equity, %15.714.3
Capital expenditure, EUR million8.37.9
Depreciation, EUR million15.115.2
Cash flow from operating activities, EUR million38.823.8
Cash and cash equivalents, EUR million​59.247.6​