Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

  • WKN: 531370
  • ISIN: DE0005313704
  • Land: Deutschland

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Carl Zeiss Meditec achieves EBIT margin of 18.1% in fiscal year 2018/19

Carl Zeiss Meditec AG / Key word(s): Annual Results
Carl Zeiss Meditec achieves EBIT margin of 18.1% in fiscal year 2018/19

23-Oct-2019 / 13:55 CET/CEST
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Carl Zeiss Meditec achieves EBIT margin of 18.1% in fiscal year 2018/19

Jena, October 23, 2019

As already announced on October 2, 2019, Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (ISIN: DE0005313704) has achieved revenue of EUR 1,459 million in fiscal year 2018/19 (past year: EUR 1,280.9 million) and has significantly expanded EBIT[1] margin[2], exceeding the initial forecast of 15.0% to 17.5%. Based on today's new assessment, EBIT for fiscal year 2018/19 amounted to approx. EUR 264 million (past year: EUR 197.1 million), leading to an EBIT margin of 18.1%.

Upon publication of preliminary results on October 2, 2019, the company had anticipated a still higher EBIT margin for fiscal year 2018/19.

The shortfall was caused by higher operating expenses in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2018/19, in part driven by the already announced higher investments in the fields of Surgical Ophthalmology and Digitalization.

Final results for fiscal year 2018/19 will be provided on December 6, 2019.
 
 

Contact for investors and press
Sebastian Frericks
Director Investor Relations
Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
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E-Mail: investors.meditec@zeiss.com

[1] Earnings before interest and taxes (also operating profit, EBIT) refers to a key earnings figure within the Carl Zeiss Meditec Group and is calculated in accordance with IFRS standards (see Annual Report 2017/18, p. 76 for reconciliation).
[2] Calculation: EBIT margin = EBIT / revenue (in %) (see Annual Report 2017/18, p. 76).


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