16.07.2015

Wirecard AG: Preliminary results second quarter 2015, EBITDA Guidance 2015 increased


Wirecard AG / Key word(s): Preliminary Results/Forecast
16.07.2015 08:57

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In the second quarter and first half of the current fiscal year, Wirecard AG Group revenues and earnings grew significantly.
According to preliminary figures consolidated revenues in the first half of 2015 increased by approximately 27 percent to EUR 340.4 million, up from prior-year figure EUR 268.8 million. In the second quarter of 2015 consolidated revenues climbed by 27 percent to EUR 181.0 million (Q2/2014: EUR 142.6 million).

Preliminary earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) grew by 31 percent to EUR 98.5 from EUR 75.0 million in the prior-year period. EBITDA climbed by 32 percent to EUR 52.5 million in the second quarter (Q2/2014: EUR 39.9 million).

In view of the positive business development, the Management Board has increased the EBITDA guidance of EUR 210 to EUR 230 million to a bandwidth of between EUR 220 to EUR 232 million.

All results are preliminary. The interim report for the second quarter/first half of fiscal 2015 will be published on 18 August 2015.

Contact:
Iris Stöckl 
VP Corp.Com./IR 
Tel.: +49 (0)89-4424-1424
e-Mail: iris.stoeckl@wirecard.com
http://www.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
              Germany
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
Indices: TecDAX, Prime All Share, Technology All Share Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Munich,               Stuttgart
 
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