Marburg, February 7, 2017 - According to preliminary findings, 3U HOLDING AG (ISIN DE0005167902) continued its positive development in 2016.
According to provisional unaudited figures, the last prognosticated figures were achieved with sales of around EUR 11.2 million, EBITDA of EUR 0.8 million and earnings of EUR 0.2 million in the closing quarter. The key figures for the financial year 2016 are as follows:
|Latest forecast of the|
consolidated figures 2016
|Consolidated figures 2015|
|Sales (in EUR m)||43.6||approx. 44||48.2|
|EBITDA (in EUR m)||4.5||approx. 4.5||4.0|
|Earnings (in EUR m)||0.6||approx. 0.5||-0.8|
The development of earnings reflects the turnaround in the financial year 2016. Compared to the previous year, where a loss had to be reported, earnings for the 3U Group rose by around EUR 1.4 m to EUR 0.6 m.
In today's discussion between the Supervisory Board and Management Board, the forecast for the current fiscal year 2017 was also adopted. According to this, 3U HOLDING AG expects sales of between EUR 44 m to EUR 49 m, EBITDA between EUR 4.5 m to EUR 6.5 m as well as earnings of EUR 0.5 m to EUR 1.5 m for the financial year 2017.
The annual report 2016 will be published on March 24, 2017.