PR Newswire/Les Echos/
6 November 2012
FINANCIAL INFORMATION TO 30 SEPTEMBER 2012
SALES FOR THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2012
In millions of euro 3rd quarter 3rd quarter % change
CONSTRUCTION 871 890 +2.2%
Of which Property 102 135 -
PUBLIC WORKS 1,074 1,093 +1.8%
ENERGY 764 803 +5.1%
METAL 183 229 +25.1%
Sub-total Contracting Activities 2,892 3,015 +4.2%
CONCESSIONS (excluding IFRIC 12) 621 630 +1.4%
TOTAL GROUP (excluding IFRIC 12) 3,513 3,645 +3.8%
Construction revenue of
Concessions (IFRIC 12) 78 60 n/s
SALES FOR THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 2012
In millions of euro 30 September 30 September % change
CONSTRUCTION 2,743 2,730 -0.5% +2.3%
Of which Property 379 393
PUBLIC WORKS 2,870 2,857 -0.5% -0.5%
ENERGY 2,290 2,345 +2.4% +0.7%
METAL 563 656 +16.5% +13.1%
Sub-total Contracting Activities 8,466 8,588 +1.4% +1.8%
CONCESSIONS (excluding IFRIC 12) 1,653 1,673 +1.2% +1.8%
TOTAL GROUP (excluding IFRIC 12) 10,119 10,261 +1.4% +1.8%
. Rest of Europe 8,557 8,711 +1.8% +1.9%
. Rest of world 1,448 1,385 -4.3% -2.1%
114 165 +44.7% +44.7%
Construction revenue of
Concessions (IFRIC 12) 173 138 n/s
Consolidated sales reported by EIFFAGE for the third quarter of 2012 came to
EUR3.6bn, up 3.8% from the third quarter of 2011, with increases of 4.2% for
the Contracting activities and 1.4% for the Concessions activity.
Consolidated sales for the first nine months of 2012 came to EUR10.3bn, up by
1.4% on a reported basis compared with the same period in 2011 and by 1.8% at
constant consolidation scope and exchange rates.
In the first nine months of 2012, the Contracting activities recorded increases
of 1.4% on a reported basis and of 1.8% at constant consolidation scope and
Construction: sales of EUR2,730m (down by 0.5% on a reported basis but up 2.3%
at constant consolidation scope and exchange rates)
- In France, sales contributed by EIFFAGE CONSTRUCTION increased by 5.2% at
constant consolidation scope to EUR2,235m, thanks to a very upbeat
performance in the Ile-de-France region and to the resilience of the Property
business, although the number of residential units sold declined to 1,900 in
the first nine months, down 17% compared with the first nine months of 2011,
confirming the trend observed in the first half.
- In the rest of Europe, sales decreased by 8.9% at constant consolidation
scope and exchange rates to EUR495m. Activity is stabilising in Poland at a
level that is 30% lower than in 2011, while a good third-quarter performance
in the Benelux countries means that sales are now down by only 3.5% after
Public Works: sales of EUR2,857m (down by 0.5% on a reported basis and at
constant consolidation scope)
- In France, EIFFAGE TRAVAUX PUBLICS recorded a slight 0.5% increase in sales
to EUR2,344m. After performances in the first half of 2012 were affected by
the unfavourable weather conditions, activity picked up at the Road
Construction and Maintenance business, although sales were still down by
1.5% compared with the first nine months of 2011. The Large Projects and
Civil Engineering businesses contributed global ly higher sales.
- In the rest of Europe, sales decreased by 6.9% to EUR432m. Activity is upbeat
in Germany, with a 6% increase, whereas conditions remains depressed in
Spain, with sales down 27%.
- EIFFAGE TRAVAUX PUBLICS and EIFFAGE SÉNÉGAL pressed ahead with the
construction of the Dakar-Diamniadio motorway in Senegal, which contributed
most of the EUR81m of sales generated outside Europe.
Energy: sales of EUR2,345m (up by 2.4% on a reported basis and by 0.7% at
constant consolidation scope)
- In France, sales contributed by the Energy division (EIFFAGE ENERGIE and
CLEMESSY) reached EUR1,937m in the first nine months of 2012, up 1% on a
reported basis but down 0.3% at constant consolidation scope. Activity
remained buoyant in the aeronautics, nuclear and space sectors notably, but
was more difficult in the services and thermal engineering sectors.
- In the rest of Europe, sales increased to EUR3 83m, up 11.3%. The good
performances in the first half carried over, with strong growth recorded in
Germany (+30%) as well as in Italy (+15%) and in Spain (+7%).
Metal: sales of EUR656m (up by 16.5% on a reported basis and by 13.1% at
constant consolidation scope)
- In France, EIFFAGE CONSTRUCTION MÉTALLIQUE recorded sales of EUR525m, up
strongly by 5% for historical activities in metallic construction and
facades, whereas industrial services continued to suffer from the difficult
- In the rest of Europe, sales were upbeat in Germany (+9.5%) as well as in
Spain (resumption of wind turbine production) and in Poland (activity being
developed in the installation of facades). Overall, sales increased to
EUR75m, up by 47% on a reported basis and by 27.4% at constant consolidation
In Concessions, total traffic on the APRR network, as measured by the number
of kilometres travelled, declined by 1.4% compared with the first nine months
of 2011. Light vehicle traffic declined by 0.9% because of the unfavourable
weather conditions. Heavy goods vehicle traffic declined by 3.9%, affected
since the fourth quarter of 2011 by the slowdown in economic activity. Sales
contributed by APRR came to EUR1,569m in the first nine months of 2012, up 1.0%
from EUR 1,553m in the first nine months of 2011. This increase was due to a
0.7% rise in toll revenues (because of the tariff increase) and to a 13.2% rise
in other revenues (retail facilities, telecommunications, etc.)
Traffic on the MILLAU viaduct was down 1.6% overall in the first nine months of
the year (after a 2.1% decrease in the first half), with decreases of 1.4% for
light vehicles and of 4.4% for heavy goods vehicles. Toll revenues increased by
2.4% to EUR30m in the first nine months of 2012.
As regards the A65 Pau-Langon motorway operated by A'LIÉNOR, traffic
year-to-date has improved steadily, with an increase of 4.1% overall,
reflecting increases of 3.8% for light vehicles and of 8.9% for heavy goods
vehicles. The number of kilometres travelled reached 231 million. Toll revenues
increased by 8.8% to EUR29m.
The Avenir motorway in Sénégal collected EUR3m in toll revenues in the first
nine months since its opening.
Facilities operated under public private partnerships generated sales of EUR42m
compared with EUR36m in the first nine months of 2011, the latter including a
contribution of EUR10m by Optimep, which was sold at the end of 2011.
2) SIGNIFICANT EVENTS SINCE 30 JUNE 2012 AND FINANCIAL SITUATION
> Financial situation
The Group's liquidity (as measured by money market investments and undrawn
confirmed credit lines) improved to EUR900m at 30 September 2012 from EUR760m
at 30 June 2012, due notably to a decrease in working capital requirements as
normally happens during the second half of the year. Credit lines available to
EIFFAGE are confirmed until end-2015.
The order book came to EUR12.8bn at 1 October 2012, down 4.6% since the start
of the year. It remains at a record level by past standards, as it is
equivalent to more than 13 months of activity for the Contracting divisions.
Because of the quality of this order book, EIFFAGE has been able to be more
selective in accepting new contracts and can approach the year-end on an even
Sales for the 12 months ending on 31 December 2012 will be published on
8 February 2013 after trading hours, and the results for the year on
27 February 2013.
Philippe Delmotte - Tel: +33 (0)1 41 32 81 05 -
EIFFAGE SA 163, QUAI DU DOCTEUR-DERVAUX - 92601 ASNIERES-SUR-SEINE CEDEX,
- TEL: +33 (0)1 41 32 80 00 - FAX: +33 (0)1 41 32 80 10
PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY WITH A CAPITAL OF EUR348,648,524 - REGISTERED IN THE
NANTERRE TRADE AND COMPANIES REGISTER UNDER NO. 709 802 094
APE CODE: 7010 Z - SIRET CODE: 709 802 094 01 130 -EEC CODE: FR 20 709 802 094
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