Key facts and figures

Witteveen+Bos was established in 1946. The first work the firm undertook was the construction of the Prins Bernhard lock in Deventer. Much has happened since those days and today Witteveen+Bos is among the top 10 engineering firms in the Netherlands. A hallmark of our company is that we have attained this position through organic growth.

Witteveen+Bos is a financially healthy company, as can be seen from the key financial ratios stated below for the past three years.


2015 2014 2013
net turnover* 129,567 119,069 110,958
wages, salaries and social security charges* 58,341 55,114 53,603
result before taxation* 19,252 20,084 18,944
result after taxation* 14,348 15,274 14,160
result as percentage of net turnover 11.1 % 12.8 % 12.8 %
cash flow* 16,128 16,977 15,875
average number of employees (FTEs) 973 899 875
net turnover per employee* 133.2 132.4 126.8
value of Witteveen+Bos share** 6.33 5.99
5.59
dividend** 1.03 1.18
1.09

* Amounts stated in thousands of euro
** Value as adopted by the General Meeting of Shareholders heldĀ at 5 April 2016.
Witteveen+Bos had 1,056 employees on the payroll at 31 December 2015, with an average age of 37.6. Our workforce in the Netherlands in terms of educational levels is composed of 81 % with university degrees or higher vocational qualifications, and 19 % with intermediate vocational and accounting qualifications.