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Financial targets

Financial targets from 2017 were updated on June 21, 2016 and they are the following:

  • Net sales for stable business to grow over two times the market growth
  • Net sales for capital business to exceed market growth
  • Comparable EBITA: 8-10%
  • Comparable return on capital employed (pre-tax), ROCE: 15-20%
  • Dividend payout at least 50% of net profit

The long-term target for comparable EBITA margin was set to 8-10 percent. Valmet aims to reach the target through improvements in the following key areas:

  • sales process management
  • project management and execution
  • procurement and quality costs
  • technology, R&D and ERP (Enterprise resource planning)

Each of these actions is estimated to contribute an increase of around 1 percentage point.

Summary of key actions by business

Summary of key actions by area


Related key figures

Updated; May 16, 2019