DGAP-News: Wirecard AG / Key word(s): Preliminary Results/Annual Results
Aschheim (Munich). In the 2018 fiscal year Wirecard AG recorded significant growth of revenues and operating profit.
According to preliminary figures, consolidated revenues increased by approximately 40 percent from EUR 1.5 billion in the previous year to EUR 2.1 billion in 2018. Preliminary earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) grew about 38 percent to EUR 568.3 million (2017: EUR 412.6 million).
In the fourth quarter, preliminary consolidated revenues increased by approximately 36 percent from EUR 468.6 million in the previous year quarter to reach EUR 637.5 million. EBITDA grew about 37 percent to EUR 172.9 million (Q4/2017: EUR 126.1 million).
Wirecard AG's Management Board confirms the forecast to reach an EBITDA in a bandwidth of between EUR 740 million to EUR 800 million in the 2019 fiscal year.
All results are preliminary. The consolidated financial statements 2018 will be published on 4 April 2019.
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Wirecard (GER:WDI) is one of the world's fastest growing digital platforms in the area of financial commerce. We provide both business customers and consumers with a constantly expanding ecosystem of real-time value-added services built around innovative digital payments by using an integrated B2B2C approach. This ecosystem concentrates on the areas payment & risk, retail & transaction banking, loyalty & couponing, data analytics & conversion rate enhancement in all sales channels (online, mobile, ePOS). Wirecard operates regulated financial institutions in several key markets, holds issuing and acquiring licenses from all major payment and card networks. Wirecard AG is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (DAX and TecDAX, ISIN DE0007472060). Visit us on www.wirecard.com, follow us on Twitter @wirecard and on Facebook @wirecardgroup.
|85609 Aschheim b. München|
|Phone:||+49 (0)89-4424 1400|
|Fax:||+49 (0)89-4424 1500|
|Indices:||DAX, TecDAX, Prime All Share, Technology All Share|
|Listed:||Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange|
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