Financial Figures

We published our half year report 2020 on 13 August 2020.
Group revenue
H1 2020 in M €
173.0
+1.0%
Ordinary operating
EBITDA Group
H1 2020 in M €
105.4
+3.6%
Ordinary operating
EBITDA margin Group
H1 2020 in %
61.0
+1.6pp
Financial Figures of the Scout24 Group
(EUR million)FY 20191FY 20182
Continuing operations (ImmoScout24 segment)  
External revenue349.8318.1
Ordinary operating EBITDA3
(without Group functions/consolidation/other)
217.6194.9
Ordinary operating EBITDA margin4 in %62.2%61.2%
Ordinary operating EBITDA3
(including Group functions/consolidation/other)
209.3188.7
Ordinary operating EBITDA margin4 in %59.9%59.3%
Discontinued operations (AutoScout24 segment)  
External revenue263.8213.5
Ordninary operating EBITDA3
(without Group functions/consolidation/other)
114.9104.3
Ordinary operating EBITDA margin4 in %43.5%48.8%
Ordinary operating EBITDA3
(including Group functions/consolidation/other)
112.5102.8
Ordinary operating EBITDA margin4 in %42.6%48.1%
Continuing + discontinued operations  
External revenue613.6531.7
Ordinary operating EBITDA3
(Group with continuing + discontinued operations)
321.9291.5
Ordinary operating EBITDA margin4 in %52.5%54.8%
Capital expenditure (adjusted)524.528.3
Cash contribution6297.4263.1
Cash conversion792.4%90.3%

1 On 17 December 2019, Scout24 concluded an agreement for the sale of 100 % of the shares in AutoScout24, FinanceScout24 and FINANZCHECK. These activities are considered as discontinued operations in the annual financial report 2019. 

2 The earnings of FINANZCHECK are included in the financial figures of Scout24 AG as of 1 September 2018. FINANZCHECK is allocable to the AutoScout24 segment (discontinued operations). The contribution to revenue in the four-month period as of September 2018 amounts to EUR 12.3 million, while the contribution to ordinary operating EBITDA is EUR -2.0 million.

3 Ordinary operating EBITDA refers to EBITDA adjusted for non-operating effects, which mainly include expenses for share-based payments, M&A activities (realised and unrealised), reorganisation, strategic projects and other non-operating effects.

4 The ordinary operating EBITDA margin of a segment is defined as ordinary operating EBITDA as a percentage of external segment revenue.

5 Capital expenditure (adjusted) does not include capital expenditure made due to the application of IFRS 16 in the financial year 2018. Total additions of EUR 37.1 million were recognised in the statement of financial position in the financial year 2018 due to the application of IFRS 16.

6 Cash contribution is defined as ordinary operating EBITDA less capital expenditure (adjusted).

7 The cash conversion rate is defined as ordinary operating EBITDA less capital expenditure divided by ordinary operating EBITDA.

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