DGAP-Adhoc: SCHULER AG: Sales and earnings guidance upgraded

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SCHULER AG  / Key word(s): Change in Forecast/Half Year Results

01.08.2014 16:44

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  - Sales and earnings guidance 2014 upgraded 

  - Half-yearly consolidated sales of EUR 540 million; EBITA margin 7.3%

  - New orders after first six months at EUR 554.6 million

Göppingen, August 1, 2014 - According to preliminary figures, press
manufacturer Schuler enjoyed further growth in the first six months thanks
to new products and strong demand in Asia and the Americas. New orders were
up 10.5 percent year on year to a provisional EUR 554.6 million. According
to preliminary figures, Schuler generated sales revenue of EUR 540 million
in the first six months of fiscal year 2014. The operating result (EBITA)
amounted to EUR 39.6 million with an EBITA margin of 7.3 percent, according
to preliminary figures. The company is due to publish its final half-yearly
figures for fiscal 2014 on August 7, 2014.

Sales and earnings guidance upgraded
In view of the progress made so far this year, the press manufacturer is
raising its sales and earnings guidance. Schuler now expects sales of EUR
1.1 to EUR 1.2 billion and an EBITA margin of 7 to 8 percent for the fiscal
year 2014. The company previously anticipated sales revenue of around EUR
1.1 billion and an EBITA margin of 6 to 7 percent.

Contact:
Schuler AG, Thomas Herrlinger, Head of Investor Relations, POB 12 22, 73012
Göppingen, Tel.: + 49 (0)7161/66-204, Fax: 66-850, e-Mail:
ir@schulergroup.com


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Language:     English
Company:      SCHULER AG
              Bahnhofstraße 41
              73033 Göppingen
              Germany
Phone:        +49 (0)7161 66-204
Fax:          +49 (0)716 166-850
E-mail:       ir@schulergroup.com
Internet:     www.schulergroup.com
ISIN:         DE000A0V9A22
WKN:          A0V9A2
Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (General Standard), Stuttgart;
              Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, München
 
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