The condensed consolidated financial information for the three-month and nine-month period ended 30 September 2017 with related comparative information has been prepared using accounting policies which are based on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as endorsed by the EU. Accounting policies and methods of computation followed in the condensed consolidated financial information, for the period ended 30 September 2017, are the same as those followed in the Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2016. Further disclosures as required under IFRS for a complete set of consolidated financial statements are not included in the condensed consolidated financial information. Unless otherwise indicated, the condensed consolidated financial information in this press release has not been audited nor reviewed.
The financial information in this report includes measures, which are not defined by generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) such as IFRS. We believe this information, along with comparable GAAP measurements, gives insight to investors because it provides a basis for evaluating our operational performance. Non-GAAP financial measures should not be considered in isolation from, or as a substitute for, financial information presented in compliance with GAAP. Wherever appropriate and practical, we provide reconciliations to relevant GAAP measures.
Gross margin is calculated as gross result divided by revenue
EBIT is equal to our operating result
EBIT margin is calculated as operating result divided by revenue
EBITDA is equal to our operating result plus depreciation, amortisation and impairment charges
EBITDA margin is calculated as operating result plus depreciation, amortisation and impairment charges divided by revenue
Adjusted net result is calculated as net result attributed to equity holders adjusted for acquisition-related expenses and gains, impairments and material restructuring costs on a post-tax basis
Adjusted EPS is calculated as adjusted net result divided by the weighted average number of diluted shares over the period
Net cash is defined as our cash and cash equivalents minus the nominal value of our outstanding borrowings
Audio webcast third quarter 2017 results
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Date and time: 20 October 2017 at 14:00 CEST
TomTom is listed at NYSE Euronext Amsterdam in the Netherlands
ISIN: NL0000387058 / Symbol: TOM2
TomTom (TOM2) empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards their goals. Our map-based components include map content, online map-based services, traffic, and navigation software. Our consumer products include PNDs, navigation apps, and sports watches. Our main business products are custom in-dash navigation systems and a fleet management system, which is offered to fleet owners as an online service with integrated in-vehicle cellular devices. Our business consists of four customer facing business units: Automotive, Licensing, Telematics and Consumer. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have more than 4,700 employees worldwide. For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com.
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1 Earnings per fully diluted share count adjusted for
acquisition-related expenses & gains, impairments and material
restructuring costs on a post-tax basis.
2 Previous full year revenue guidance was around €925 million.
3 In 2016, CAPEX was €118 million and OPEX was €557 million. Year to date in 2017, we spent €24.5 million on acquisition-related CAPEX and €15.4 million on restructuring charges.