Wirecard AG: strong growth 9-months 2014

Wirecard AG / Key word(s): Preliminary Results/Quarter Results
22.10.2014 13:42

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Due to a very positive business performance as well as a strong development of new customer gains, group revenues in the third quarter 2014 improved by 24 percent to EUR 155.4 million (Q3/2013: EUR 125.0 million) according to preliminary figures. In the first nine months of fiscal 2014 consolidated revenues were up by 24 percent to EUR 424.2 million (9M/2013: EUR 341.1 million)
Group earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) increased by 37 percent to EUR 46.1 million (Q3/2013: EUR 33.6 million) in the third quarter of 2014. In the nine month period 2014 EBITDA was up around 35 percent to EUR 121.0 million (9M/2013: EUR 89.8 million).   
Wirecard AG's Management Board has just recently increased its forecast for the 2014 fiscal year. Now group earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of between EUR 170 to 177 million are expected for the fiscal year 2014 (FY 2013: EUR 126.0 million).
All results are preliminary. The interim report for the third quarter/nine months of 2014 will be published on Nov. 19, 2014.

Iris Stöckl 
VP Corp.Com./IR 
Tel.: +49 (0)89-4424-1424
e-Mail: iris.stoeckl@wirecard.com
ISIN DE0007472060
Reuters: WDI.GDE
Bloomberg: WDI GY

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Language:     English
Company:      Wirecard AG
              Einsteinring 35
              85609 Aschheim b. München
Phone:        +49 (0)89-4424 1400
Fax:          +49 (0)89-4424 1500
E-mail:       ir@wirecard.com
Internet:     www.wirecard.com
ISIN:         DE0007472060
WKN:          747206
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