Heidelberg publishes figures for second quarter and first six months of 2012/2013 – results in line with expectations *At EUR668 million, incoming orders in second quarter remain at previous year's level; with more than EUR 1.5 billion after first six months around 17percent above previous year *Sales in second quarter EUR 697 million, 10percent up on previous year *Operating result excluding special items just in the black in second quarter *Free cash flow nearly balanced, a marked improvement on previous quarter; net financial debt stable *Outlook for 2012/2013 as a whole confirmed, new accounting standard taken into account in forecast for 2013/2014 Business Wire HEIDELBERG, Germany -- November 07, 2012 After the first half of financial year 2012/2013, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (FWB: HDD) is on track to achieving its operational objectives. In the second quarter (July 1 to September 30, 2012), incoming orders were on a par with the previous year's level at EUR668 million. Compared with the prior-year period, incoming orders in the first half-year rose by EUR225 million to EUR1.558 billion (previous year: EUR1.333 billion) as a result of the drupa industry trade show in May. At EUR790 million, the order backlog at the end of the first half-year was around EUR60 million higher than in the previous year. The full content with additional details can be found at http://www.heidelberg.com/www/html/en/content/articles/press_lounge/press_releases The 2012/2013 Q2 Interim Financial Report can be accessed at 7.00 a.m. on November 7, 2012 at http://www.heidelberg.com/www/html/en/content/overview1/investor/ir_overview. Additional details on the company and image material can be found at www.heidelberg.com. Other dates: The figures for the third quarter of financial year 2012/2013 are due to be published on February 7, 2013. Important note: This press release contains forward-looking statements based on assumptions and estimations by the Management Board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Aktiengesellschaft. Even though the Management Board is of the opinion that those assumptions and estimations are realistic, the actual future development and results may deviate substantially from these forward-looking statements due to various factors, such as changes in the macro-economic situation, in the exchange rates, in the interest rates and in the print media industry. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Aktiengesellschaft gives no warranty and does not assume liability for any damages in case the future development and the projected results do not correspond with the forward-looking statements contained in this press release. Contact: Further information for journalists: Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG Corporate Public Relations Thomas Fichtl Phone: +49 (0)6221 92-5900 Fax: +49 (0)6221 92-5069 E-mail: Thomas.Fichtl@Heidelberg.com
Heidelberg publishes figures for second quarter and first six months of 2012/2013 – results in line with expectations
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