09.05.2014 DATA MODUL AG  DE0005498901

DGAP-News: DATA MODUL AG increased revenues by 12.3 % in the 1st quarter 2014


 
DGAP-News: DATA MODUL AG / Key word(s): Interim Report DATA MODUL AG increased revenues by 12.3 % in the 1st quarter 2014 09.05.2014 / 08:15 --------------------------------------------------------------------- - Revenue 37.5 million euros (previous year: 33.4 million euros) - EBIT raised up to 1.8 million euros (previous year: 0.4 million euros) - Order backlog reached new record high - Export rate increased up to 39.7 % (previous year: 34.0 %) Revenue in the first quarter of the current fiscal year 2014 increased by 12.3% to 37.5 million euros (previous year: 33.4 million euros). The Displays business segment achieved revenues of 22.6 million euros (previous year: 19.6 million euros), whereas the Systems segment saw revenues of 14.9 million euros (previous year: 13.8 million euros). Order entry in the first quarter totaling 46.8 million euros (previous year: 46.6 million euros) was slightly above previous year's figures. Compared to last year's record high, order backlog increased by another 4.3% to 98.7 million euros (previous year: 94.6 million euros), raising our revenue expectations for the current fiscal year. DATA MODUL experienced another quarter marked by growth in our international markets: Thus our export rate in the first three months of 2014 was 39.7% (previous year: 34.0%). We successfully concluded fiscal year 2013 which was generally seen as a transition year. Following on from a positive EBIT development during the third quarter of 2013, DATA MODUL's EBIT in the first quarter of 2014 increased by 350% to a total of 1.8 million euros (previous year: 0.4 million euros). Our Systems business segment thus contributed exponentially to the EBIT increase with a total of 0.5 million euros (previous year: minus 0.6 million euros), whereas EBIT from our Displays business segment rose by 30.0%, totaling 1.3 million euros (previous year: 1.0 million euros). EBT for the Group in the first three months of the current fiscal year improved by 325.0%, totaling 1.7 million euros (previous year: 0.4 million euros), while net income for the period increased to 1.1 million euros (previous year: 0.0 million euros), translating into earnings per share of 0.33 euros, compared to 0.00 euros for the same period of 2013. Key Corporate Results of Data Modul AG according to IFRS

                               Jan.- March 2014 Jan.- March 2013 Change


Net revenue (in million euros)             37.5             33.4   12.3 %
- Displays (million euros)                 22.6             19.6   15.3 %
- Systems (million euros)                  14.9             13.8    8.0 %
Order entry (million euros)                46.8             46.6    0.4 %
Order backlog (million euros)              98.7             94.6    4.3 %
EBIT (million euros)                        1.8              0.4  350.0 %
EBT (million euros)                         1.7              0.4  325.0 %
Net income (million euros)                  1.1              0.0
Capital expenditures                        0.3              0.4 (25.0) %
Employees (average for year)                349              335    4.2 %
Earnings per share (euros)                 0.33             0.00
Based on number of shares             3,394,000        3,394,000    0.0 %


In view of the favorable market enviroment, the Executive Board expects DATA MODUL Group to grow its profits. The increased order backlog is raising our revenue expectations for the current fiscal year. Also the productivity-raising measures implemented over the past two years are expected to add lasting value, boosting profitability in the second quarter. The Management Board Munich, May 9, 2014 End of Corporate News --------------------------------------------------------------------- 09.05.2014 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de --------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: DATA MODUL AG Landsberger Straße 322 80687 München Germany Phone: +49 (0)89 56017-105 Fax: +49 (0)89 56017-102 E-mail: barbara.lederer@data-modul.com Internet: www.data-modul.com ISIN: DE0005498901 WKN: 549890 Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard), München; Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Stuttgart End of News DGAP News-Service --------------------------------------------------------------------- 267394 09.05.2014