SAP Announces Availability of 2012 Annual Report and U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission Filing of Annual Report on Form 20-F
- SAP Reaffirms its Full-Year 2013 Business Outlook
- SAP Aims to Reach a 35% Non-IFRS Operating Margin and Exceed €20 Billion in
Annual Total Revenue by 2015
WALLDORF, Germany, March 22, 2013
WALLDORF, Germany, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) announced
today that its Annual Report is now available and that SAP's Annual Report on
Form 20-F has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
(SEC) for the year ended December 31, 2012. The report can be accessed via
SAP's Web site at www.sap.com/investor and www.sap.de/investor. Hardcopies of
both of the SAP Annual Report and its Annual Report on Form 20-F can be
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At the same time, SAP reaffirmed its previously published (January 23, 2013)
business outlook for the full-year 2013.
oThe Company expects full year 2013 non-IFRS software and cloud
subscription revenue to increase in a range of 14% – 20% at constant
currencies (2012: €5.00 billion). The full year 2013 non-IFRS cloud
subscription and support revenue contributing to this growth is expected
to be around €750 million at constant currencies (2012: €343 million).
oThe Company expects full-year 2013 non-IFRS software and software-related
service revenue to increase in a range of 11% – 13% at constant currencies
(2012: €13.25 billion).
oThe Company expects full-year 2013 non-IFRS operating profit to be in a
range of €5.85 billion – €5.95 billion at constant currencies (2012: €5.21
oThe Company projects a full-year 2013 IFRS effective tax rate of 25.5% –
26.5% (2012: 26.2%) and a non-IFRS effective tax rate of 27.0% – 28.0%
Also SAP stated that by 2015, it aims to increase annual total revenue to more
than €20 billion. In the same period, SAP aims to widen its non-IFRS operating
margin to 35%.
SAP's Annual Report 2012 is a subset of the information contained in the
company's first ever Integrated Report unveiled at www.SAPIntegratedReport.com
today. SAP's Integrated Report combines and connects information traditionally
found in an annual report with information usually shared in a sustainability
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