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Last €4.28 EUR
Change Today -0.018 / -0.42%
Volume 11.9K
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Highlight Communications AG, a strategic and financial holding company, plans, produces, and markets events and entertainment in the areas of film, sports, and music worldwide. It operates in three segments: Film, Sports-and Event-Marketing, and Other Business Activities. The Film segment produces and distributes cinema, video, and television (TV) films; and provides entertainment and media services, as well as acquires the exploitation rights of third party productions. This segment also engages in the production of fictional and non-fictional products for TV stations; distribution of theatrical, DVD/Blu-ray, and TV movies; exploitation of its video rights for in-house and licensed films; production of unusual event specials, courtroom shows, quiz shows, comedy shows, reality shows, daily talk shows, crime docu-soaps, and off-air events for private and public broadcasters; and marketing of home entertainment products in Switzerland, Austria, and other countries. The Sports-and Event-Marketing segment markets various international sports events, such as UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, and UEFA Super Cup. The Other Business Activities segment is involved in the marketing of Eurovision Song Contest and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as online/social gaming activities. Highlight Communications AG was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Pratteln, Switzerland. Highlight Communications AG is a subsidiary of Constantin Medien AG.

1,033 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/30/15
Founded in 1983

highlight communications-br (HLG) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President,...
Total Annual Compensation: SFr.1.2M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

highlight communications-br (HLG) Key Developments

Highlight Communications AG Approves Dividend for the Year 2014, Payable from June 22, 2015; Approves Board Changes

Highlight Communications AG announced the distribution of a dividend from reserves from capital contributions of CHF 0.20 per bearer share for 2014 was resolved in line with the motion by the Board of Directors, at the AGM held on June 12, 2015. The dividend will be paid out from June 22, 2015. The last trading date to entitle bearers to the dividend is June 16, 2015. The shares will be traded ex-dividend from June 17, 2015. Hanns Beese and Peter von B-ren were elected as new members of the Board of Directors for a term in office until the end of the next AGM. Dr. Dieter Hahn, Martin Hellstern and Ren- Camenzind were elected to the compensation committee for a term in office until the end of the next AGM. Dr. Erwin Conradi and Antonio Arrigoni left the Board of Directors of the company from the end of today's AGM. In addition, Dr. Ingo Mantzke, who was an executive member of the Board of Directors since the IPO, is leaving the Board at his own request by amicable agreement. Martin Wagner, who is also leaving the Board of Directors as part of the streamlining of the group's management, will continue to be in charge of the TEAM Group in Lucerne, as was previously the case, as the Delegate of the Board of Directors of the Team companies.

Highlight Group Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Confirms Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Highlight Group announced consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported at CHF 64.3 million, sales were down on the corresponding figure for the previous year of CHF 125.7 million, as expected. The decrease mainly stemmed from the decline in external sales in the Film segment, as no international Constantin Film productions were released in the first quarter of 2015, in contrast to the previous year. Net profit was CHF 0.6 million against CHF 1.0 million a year ago, with earnings attributable to Highlight shareholders remaining constant at CHF 0.7 million. The fact that the positive EBIT development was not reflected in the net profit for the period is largely due to currency effects, particularly with regard to the strong appreciation of the Swiss franc against the euro. EBIT was CHF 5.0 million against CHF 0.9 million a year ago. Net profit attributable to shareholders was CHF 0.7 million against CHF 0.7 million a year ago. Earnings per share were CHF 0.02 against CHF 0.02 a year ago. For 2015, the company continues to expects sales of CHF 310 million to CHF 330 million and net profit for the period attributable to shareholders of CHF 14 million to CHF 16 million.

Highlight Communications AG to Report Q1, 2015 Results on May 20, 2015

Highlight Communications AG announced that they will report Q1, 2015 results on May 20, 2015


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