PVA TePla AG, DE0007461006

PVA TePla AG, DE0007461006

11.08.2017 - 08:02:21

PVA TePla AG: Publication of figures for first half of 2017

PVA TePla: Publication of figures for first half of 2017

- Consolidated sales revenues at EUR 43.6 million (up 12.3% year-on-year)

- Gross profit at EUR 10.1 million (up 8.5% year-on-year)

- EBITDA of EUR 2.6 million (up 24.8% year-on-year)

- EBIT of EUR 1.5 million (up 150% year-on-year)

- Incoming orders of EUR 45.6 million (up 27.5% year-on-year)

- Equity ratio of 45.0% (December 31, 2016: 42.5%)

Sales revenues and operating earnings PVA TePla AG, Wettenberg, a leading manufacturer of systems for the production of industrial crystals and vacuum and high-temperature systems, plasma systems and systems for non-destructive quality inspection, generated consolidated sales revenues of EUR 43.6 million in the first six months of 2017, up 12.3% on the same period of the previous year (EUR 38.8 million). Gross profit increased by 8.5% to EUR 10.1 million (previous year: EUR 9.3 million). This leads to a gross margin of 23.1% (previous year: 23.9%). EBIT amounted to EUR 1.5 million (previous year: EUR 0.6 million). The consolidated net income for the period was EUR 0.5 million (previous year: EUR 0.4 million).

Incoming orders/order backlog Incoming orders for the PVA TePla Group rose by 27.5% to EUR 45.6 million in the first six months of 2017 (previous year: EUR 35.8 million). Both the Industrial Systems division and the Semiconductor division contributed to the growth in incoming orders, with increases of 41% and 19% respectively. The book-to-bill-ratio is 1.05 (previous year: 0.92). The order backlog was EUR 51.7 million as of June 30, 2017 (previous year: EUR 64.9 million).

Net asset situation Total assets were down significantly at EUR 90.3 million as of June 30, 2017 (December 31, 2016: EUR 94.7 million). Equity increased slightly to EUR 40.6 million (December 31, 2016: EUR 40.3 million) on account of the net profit for the period of EUR 0.5 million. The equity ratio climbed to 45.0% (previous year: 42.5%). Cash and cash equivalents have risen sharply to EUR 6.0 million (previous year: EUR 2.5 million).

The operating cash flow for the first six months of 2017 was clearly positive at EUR 10.2 million (H1 2016: EUR -6.6 million).

Outlook for fiscal 2017 Consolidated sales revenues on the scale of EUR 85 million and an EBITDA margin on the scale of 6% are still assumed for fiscal 2017.

The interim report is now available to download on the company's website www.pvatepla.com.

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Gert Fisahn Investor Relations PVA TePla AG Tel.: +49(0)641/68690-400 gert.fisahn@pvatepla.com

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Company: PVA TePla AG Im Westpark 10-12 35435 Wettenberg

Germany Phone: 0641/686900 Fax: 0641/68690800 E-mail: info@pvatepla.com Internet: www.pvatepla.com ISIN: DE0007461006 WKN: 746100 Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange   End of News DGAP News Service

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