Results Presentation


Annual results 2016

Record-high order intake – order backlog for more than one year

  • Order intake up 44% to CHF 480 million 
  • Sales plus 2% to CHF 372 million 
  • EBIT -50% to CHF 7.4 million, operating margin 2.0% 
  • Net profit -52% to CHF 4.6 million or 1.2% margin, profit per share CHF 1.33 
  • Solid balance sheet with 53% equity ratio 
  • Dividend payout of CHF 1.00 per share, payout ratio 75% 

Half-Year results 2016

Significant increase in order intake and order backlog – sales revenue steady

  • Order intake plus 64% to CHF 231 million
  • Order backlog plus 29% to CHF 284 million secures capacity utilization for about one year
  • Sales held at CHF 183 million
  • EBIT CHF 3.4 million or 1.9% margin
  • Net profit CHF 2.0 million or CHF 0.56 per share
  • Positive outlook

Annual results 2015

Sales steady at constant exchange rates and solid order backlog

  • Sales CHF 364 million, in local currency -0.1%
  • Order intake -18% to CHF 333 million, in local currency -11%
  • Order backlog of CHF 238 million ensuring capacity utilisation over 3 quarters
  • EBIT -23% to CHF 15 million, operating margin 4.0%
  • Net profit -35% to CHF 9.5 million, profit per share 2.78 CHF
  • Solid balance sheet with 55% equity ratio, return on equity 4.9%
  • Dividend payout of 1.20 CHF per share, dividend payout ratio 43%
  • Strengthening sales power and further cost optimization

Half-Year results 2015

Solid order backlog ensures good level of capacity utilization – order intake marked by volatility – positive sales growth before currency effects – slightly lower operating margin 

  • Order backlog of CHF 220 million ensures a good level of utilization for the coming quarters
  • Order intake minus 23 % versus the prior-year period
  • Organic sales growth plus 3.5 %, in CHF minus 4.3 %
  • EBIT margin of 3.9 % (4.7 % in the prior-year period)
  • Net profit of CHF 3.1 million of CHF 0.92 per share, adversely affected by the revaluation of euro positions
  • Full-year projections subject to additional uncertainty

Annual results 2014

Slight decline in order intake – Operating income maintained –
onsiderably higher net profit

  • Order intake down by 4 % to CHF 407 million – sales up by 1 % to CHF 393 million
  • EBIT up 1 % to CHF 19 million – operating margin 4.9 %
  • Net profit up 7 % to CHF 14.4 million – profit per share CHF 4.26
  • Solid balance with 55 % equity ratio – return on equity 7.5 %
  • Unchanged dividend payout of CHF 1.80 per share, dividend payout ratio 42 %

Half-Year results 2014

Slightly higher EBIT and net profit margins – lower order intake and sales revenues 

  • Order intake 11 % below prior year period
  • Sales revenues 5 % less than in H1 2013
  • EBIT margin slightly higher at 4.7 % of sales revenue
  • Net profit up 15 % to CHF 6.6 million, 3.5 % of sales revenue
  • For the year as a whole, lower order intake, sales around the prior year level, and slightly higher margins expected

Annual results 2013

High level of order intake, steady earnings

  • Level of order intake up by 17 % to CHF 45 million – Revenues up by 2 % to CHF 391 million
  • EBIT before restructuring costs up by 6 % to CHF 22 million – operating margin 5.7 %
  • Net profit up 4 % to CHF 13.5 million – earnings per share CHF 3.97
  • Strong balance sheet thanks to increased equity ratio of 56 % – 7.1 % return on equity
  • Changes in the Board of Directors and Executive Board

Half-Year results 2013

Order intake and sales up, EBIT margin of 5 %

  • Order intake up 7 % year-on-year
  • Sales increase by 9 %
  • EBIT of CHF 9.1 million – 4.6 percentage points
  • Net income of CHF 5.7 million – 2.9 percentage points
  • Increased order intake and sales expected for overall financial year

Annual results 2012

Increased order intake, sales and net income, balance sheet strength sustained

  • Order intake up 5 % to CHF 364 million – sales increased by 8 % to CHF 384 million
  • EBIT up 14 % to CHF 22 million – increase in operating margin to 5.7 % – equity ratio of 7.5 %
  • 25 % increase in net profit to CHF 14 million – earnings per share of CHF 4.00
  • Solid balance sheet with equity ratio of 53 % after self-financed acquisition of Bumotec SA
  • Dividend payment of CHF 1.80 per share (+50 %) not subject to Swiss withholding tax out of reserves from capital contributions

Half-year results 2012

Success in a tough market environment

  • Order intake up 11 %, backlog 9 months
  • Increased EBIT (+26 %), slight rise in sales
  • EBIT margin up to 6.4 %
  • First synergies apparent from completed Dörries Scharmann integration
  • Advances into new target markets with Bumotec acquisition
  • Second half-year set to follow in a similar vein

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