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voestalpine soars to new heights in the financial year 2007/08

5 June 2008 | 

In 2007/08, which was by far the most successful financial year in its history, the voestalpine Group soared to new heights in terms of sales, profit and employees. In addition to a further increase in sales, operating profit rose significantly for the sixth year in a row due to improved performance in the Steel, Profilform and Automotive Divisions.

Key figures of voestalpine Group

(acc. IFRS; in EURm) 2006/07*
1.4.06 - 31.03.07
2007/08
1.4.07 - 31.03.08
Change
in %
2007/08
pro forma
(excl. ppa)****
Revenue 6,944 10,481 +50.9 10,481
EBITDA 1,359 1,837 +35.2 1,969
EBITDA margin in % 19.6 17.5   18.8
EBIT 1,011 1,153 +14.0 1,503
EBIT margin in % 14.6 11.0   14.3
Profit before tax 976 980 +0.4 1,330
Profit for the period** 765 752 -1.7 1,004
EPS (in EUR)*** 4.76 4.69    

* Retrospective adjustment
** Before minority interest and hybrid capital coupons
*** From continuing operations
**** Without accounting effects from purchase price allocation BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM (IFRS 3)