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New record figures for voestalpine in the first quarter 2008/09

27 August 2008 | 

During the first three months of the business year 2008/09, voestalpine Group continued its growth path as compared to the 1st quarter of the previous year, with revenues and profits soaring to new heights.

The development of the economy of all major key markets and customer industries of voestalpine Group remained positive throughout the first quarter of the business year 2008/09. From today’s point of view, achieving last year’s earnings levels seems very well secured – despite some uncertainties about the general development of the global economy.

Key figures of voestalpine Group

(acc. IFRS;
in EURm)
Q1 2007/08*
1.4.07 - 30.06.07
Q1 2008/09
1.4.08 - 30.06.08
Change
in %
Q1 2008/09
pro forma
(excl. ppa)****
Revenue 1,931.6 3,255.0 +68.5 3,255.0
EBITDA 407.1 542.6 +33.3 575.6
EBITDA margin
in %
21.1 16.7   17.7
EBIT 314.3 357.7 +13.8 448.0
EBIT margin
in %
16.3 11.0   13.8
Profit before tax 303.0 302.8 -0.1 393.1
Profit for the period** 242.1 240.3 0.7 304.6
EPS (in EUR)*** 1.56 1.36   1.72

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