DGAP-News: Wirecard AG / Key word(s): Preliminary Results/Quarterly / Interim Statement
Aschheim (München). In the first quarter of 2017 Wirecard has successfully pushed forward the digitalisation of payment processes using internet technology on a global scale and experienced strong growth as a result.
Preliminary Group revenues increased at around 31 percent to EUR 274.8 million (Q1/2016: EUR 210.5 million) in the first quarter 2017. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) increased compared to the previous year's quarter by approx. 32 percent to EUR 81.6 million (Q1/2016: EUR 62.0 million).
The Management Board of Wirecard AG expects a strong performance in the 2017 fiscal year and confirms its forecast for earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of between EUR 382 million and EUR 400 million.
All results are preliminary. The report for the first quarter 2017 will be published on 18 May 2017.
Wirecard media contact:
VP Corp. Comm./IR
Tel.: +49 (0) 89-4424-1424
Bloomberg: WDI GY
Wirecard AG is a global technology group that supports companies in accepting electronic payments from all sales channels. As a leading independent supplier, the Wirecard Group offers outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payments. A global platform bundles international payment acceptances and methods with supplementary fraud prevention solutions. With regard to issuing own payment instruments in the form of cards or mobile payment solutions, the Wirecard Group provides companies with an end-to-end infrastructure, including the requisite licences for card and account products. Wirecard AG is listed on the Frankfurt Securities Exchange (TecDAX, ISIN DE0007472060, WDI). For further information about Wirecard, please visit www.wirecard.com or follow us on twitter @wirecard.
|85609 Aschheim b. München|
|Phone:||+49 (0)89-4424 1400|
|Fax:||+49 (0)89-4424 1500|
|Indices:||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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