Orders, deliveries, sales and backlog

2017 2016
Orders
(number of aircraft)
38 Falcon 21 Falcon
0 Rafale 36 Rafale
Deliveries
(number of aircraft)
49 Falcon 49 Falcon
9 Rafale 9 Rafale
Orders
(billions of euros)
3.2 9.6
Sales
(billions of euros)
4.8 3.6
Backlog
(at December 31, number of aircraft)
52 Falcon 63 Falcon
101 Rafale 110 Rafale
Backlog
(at December 31, billions of euros)
18.8 20.3

Note: Dassault Aviation books the total amount of Rafale export contracts (including the shares of Thales and Safran Aircraft Engines), but only books its own share for French contracts.

2017 orders, deliveries, sales and backlog
2017 orders, deliveries, sales and backlog

Adjusted net income: €489 million, or €59.3 / share
(€384 million in 2016, €45.5 / share)

Adjusted net profitability: 10.2%
(10.7% in 2016)

Cash and cash equivalents at December 31: €4.1 billion
(€3.1 billion at December 31, 2016)

Self-financed R&D expenditures: €313 million
(€293 million in 2016)

Dividends: €127 million, or €15.3 / share
(€100 million in 2016, €12.1 / share)

Reflecting the company’s income distribution policy, Group employees will receive a payout of €99 million in profit-sharing and incentive payments (versus the minimum legally mandated payout of €2 million).

Employees at December 31: 11,398
(11,942 at December 31, 2016)