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(Ad-hoc) Preliminary figures Q1 2012

Dürr AG - WKN 556520 / ISIN DE0005565204

Bietigheim-Bissingen, April 25, 2012 – The Dürr Group increased its order intake in the first quarter of 2012 by 22% to € 679.1 million. Sales revenues rose to € 562.4 million and were up 57% on the first quarter of 2011. In the first quarter of 2012, the positive business development in China and the other emerging markets continued; a large order was also won in North America. Orders on hand were worth € 2.25 billion at the end of the quarter, an increase of € 718.6 million on March 31, 2011. EBIT more than tripled to € 29.6 million from € 9.8 million in the previous year. The EBIT margin reached 5.3% (Q1 2011: 2.7%).

 

The sales and EBIT figures cited are above capital market expectations. Dürr remains optimistic for 2012 and maintains its outlook for the full year: Incoming orders and sales revenues are each expected to exceed € 2 billion, with an EBIT margin between 5.5 and 6%. The full first-quarter report will be published on May 10, 2012. 

Preliminary figures Dürr Group
in EUR million Q1 2012 Q1 20111 ∆ in %
Incoming orders 679.1 557.0 +22
Orders on hand 2,247.9 1,529.3 +47
Sales revenues 562.4 358.6 +57
EBIT (earnings before financial result and taxes) 29.6 9.8 +202
EBIT margin in % 5.3 2.7 +2.6
percentage points
1Q1 2011 has been adjusted due to reclassification of the interest component in pension provisions.

 

Dürr AG
The executive board

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