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Ad-Hoc News regarding 3rd Quarter FY 2009/10

25 February 2010 | 

voestalpine with considerable profit increase in 3rd quarter 2009/10 compared to previous quarters.

voestalpine group definitely back on track by considerably increasing profits in the 3rd quarter 2009/10. Operational result (EBIT) improved by 87.5% and profit for the period by more than 100%, both compared to the previous quarter. Concurrently net financial debt in % of equity (Gearing) was reduced from 90.0% to 81.2% during the past three months.
Despite a regionally and industrially inhomogeneous economic development, voestalpine is expecting a further gradual enhancement of the worldwide economic situation.

Key figures of voestalpine group

(acc. IFRS; in EURm)* Q2 2009/10
01.07.-30.09.09
Q3 2009/10
01.10.-31.12.09
Change
in %
Revenue 2.067,6 2.083,9 0,8
EBITDA 234,2 295,1 26,0
EBITDA margin in % 11,3 14,2  
EBIT 70,4 132,0 87,5
EBIT margin in % 3,4 6,3  
Profit before tax 29,3 89,6 205,8
Profit for the period** 28,3 71,5 152,7
EPS (in EUR) 0,05 0,30  
Gearing in % 90,0 81,2  

 

(acc. IFRS; in EURm)* Q1-Q3 2008/09
01.04.-31.12.08
Q1-Q3 2009/10
01.04.-31.12.09
Change
in %
Revenue 9.280,1 6.225,1 -32,9
EBITDA 1.510,1 664,2 -56,0
EBITDA margin in % 16,3 10,7  
EBIT 981,8 178,4 -81,8
EBIT margin in % 10,6 2,9  
Profit before tax 764,7 51,2 -93,3
Profit for the period** 606,1 51,6 -91,5
EPS (in EUR) 3,36 -0,05  
Gearing in % 101,8 81,2  

 

* According to IFRS all results after Purchase Price Allocation (PPA)
** Before minority interest and hybrid capital interest