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Orders, deliveries, sales and backlog

2019 2018
Orders
(number of aircraft)
40 Falcon 42 Falcon
0 Rafale 12 Rafale
Deliveries
(number of aircraft)
40 Falcon 41 Falcon
26 Rafale 12 Rafale
Orders
(billions of euros)
5.7 5.0
Sales
(billions of euros)
7.3 5.1
Backlog
(at December 31, number of aircraft)
53 Falcon 53 Falcon
75 Rafale 101 Rafale
Backlog
(at December 31, billions of euros)
17,8 19.4

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.

order backlog 2019

Adjusted net income: €814 million, or €97.9 / share
(€681 million in 2018, or €82.1/share)

Adjusted net profitability: 11.1%
(13.4% in 2018, including compensation from Safran for the Silvercrest engine, compared with 10.8% in 2018 excluding the compensation from Safran)

Cash and cash equivalents at December 31: €4.6 billion
(€5.2 billion at December 31, 2018)

Self-financed R&D expenditures: €527 million
(€392 million in 2018)

Reflecting our income distribution policy, Group employees will receive a payout of €187 million in profit-sharing and incentive payments, including specific correlated social tax, versus the minimum legally mandated payout of €38 million.

Due to the Covid-19 crisis, the Board of director cancelled, on April 1st 2020, its Dividend proposal (€ 212 M were initially proposed by the board of directors held on February 26th 2020). As the General meeting approved this proposal, no dividend was paid in 2020.

Employees at December 31: 12 757
(11,500 at December 31, 2018)