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A company with a strong financial foundation, growth and future promise, Oerlikon is on the leading edge of technology and innovation, serving our customers in ways that profoundly improve their businesses.

We generated sales of CHF 2.6 billion (FY 2018) and distribute a sustainable dividend to our shareholders. Our net cash position and unlevered balance sheet allow for organic and inorganic investments.

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Andreas Schwarzwälder

Andreas Schwarzwälder

Head of Investor Relations and Head of Group Communications & Marketing
Franziska Stein

Franziska Stein

Investor Relations Manager

Q1 2019 results

1Q 19: Sales growth achieved in both segments in a challenging market environment

  • Group sales increased by more than 3 %
  • Book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.09
  • Group EBITDA margin at 15.0 %
  • Surface Soultions: Stable order intake and steady increase in sales - Operating profitability lower as a result of product mix and the anticipated higher operating expenses from investments
  • Manmade Fibers: Maintained a high level of orders, sales and improved operating profitability
  • Guidance for full year 2019 confirmed
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Full-year 2018 results

FY 2018: Significantly improved net income, driven by strong operating performance in all businesses

  • Delivering  FY 2018 on guidance: Group orders (+23.5%) and  Group sales (+26.2 %)
  • Group EBITDA margin at 15.6 % following increased operating expenses from investments
  • Delivered on strategy: successfully closed sale of Drive Systems Segment
  • Proposing a dividend payout of CHF 1.00 per share, comprising of CHF 0.35 ordinary dividend and CHF 0.65 extraordinary dividend
  • Strengthening industrial experience on the Board; nominating Dr. Suzanne Thoma and Paul Adams  
  • Outlook 2019: Group order intake and sales to exceed CHF 2.7 billion and EBITDA margin to exceed 16 %
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