Financial Highlights

Financial Highlights

Financial Summary (Unaudited)

Amounts in billions, except per share amounts

  2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
Net Sales 2021: $76.1 2020: $71.0 2019: $67.7 2018: $66.8 2017: $65.1
Operating Income 2021: $18.0 2020: $15.7 2019: $5.5 2018: $13.4 2017: $13.8
Net Earnings Attributable to P&G 2021: $14.3 2020: $13.0 2019: $3.9 2018: $9.8 2017: $15.3
Net Earnings Margin from Continuing Operations 2021: 18.9% 2020: 18.5% 2019: 5.9% 2018: 14.8% 2017: 15.7%
Diluted Net Earnings per Common Share from Continuing Operations1 2021: $5.50 2020: $4.96 2019: $1.43 2018: $3.67 2017: $3.69
Diluted Net Earnings per Common Share1 2021: $5.50 2020: $4.96 2019: $1.43 2018: $3.67 2017: $5.59
Core Earnings per Share2 2021: $5.66 2020: $5.12 2019: $4.52 2018: $4.22 2017: $3.92
Operating Cash Flow 2021: $18.4 2020: $17.4 2019: $15.2 2018: $14.9 2017: $12.8
Dividends per Common Share 2021: $3.24 2020: $3.03 2019: $2.90 2018: $2.79 2017: $2.70

(1) Diluted net earnings per common share are calculated based on net earnings attributable to Procter & Gamble.

(2) Core EPS is a measure of the Company's diluted net earnings per common share from the continuing operations adjusted for certain items not viewed as part of our sustainable results. Please see page 73 of the Annual Report for details on the reconciling items.