Who Was the Most Profitable Among Volkswagen Group in 2017?

Top Companies by Net Profit (EUR mil)
Automotive | February 26, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 7 firms among Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen Group generated the highest net profit in 2017 followed by Audi Group and Porsche AG.

Volkswagen Group made a net profit of EUR 11,354 mil, up 121% compared to the previous year. Historically, the firm’s net profit reached an all time high of EUR 21,717 mil in 2012 and an all time low of EUR -1,370 mil in 2015. The average profit in the last five years amounted to EUR 7,041 mil.

The company generated an average return on equity of 7.63% for its shareholders in the last five years with a maximum of 12.2% and a minimum of -1.54%.

Comparing Volkswagen Group with its closest peers, Audi Group generated a net profit of EUR 3,555 mil with a ROE of 13.3% in 2017, Porsche AG netted EUR 3,139 mil (ROE of 23.1%) and Skoda Auto announced a net profit of EUR 1,210 mil giving a ROE of 25.0%.

You can see all the companies net profit data on the Net Profit indicator page or you can download a special statistical dossier on the Volkswagen Group in the reports section.

Net Profit Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Audi Group EUR mil 4,389 4,284 3,961 4,366 4,205
MAN SE EUR mil 238 180 -524 253 139
Scania Group SEK mil 9,422 6,646 6,201 6,019 6,764
SEAT EUR mil -61.5 -29.6 -149 -65.7 6.00
Skoda Auto CZK mil 16,075 15,354 11,386 18,421 30,816
Volkswagen Group EUR mil 15,409 21,717 9,093 10,984 -1,370
Porsche AG EUR mil 1,460 1,833 1,939 2,201 2,335