04/25/2012 - 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.