21.04.2016 Ströer SE & Co. KGaA  DE0007493991

DGAP-News: First Statement of Ströer after Short Attack of Hedge Fund Muddy Waters Capital (news with additional features)

DGAP-News: Ströer SE & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Statement/Statement First Statement of Ströer after Short Attack of Hedge Fund Muddy Waters Capital (news with additional features) 21.04.2016 / 18:25 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- PRESS RELEASE First Statement of Ströer after Short Attack of Hedge Fund Muddy Waters Capital Cologne, 21 April 2016 In December 2015, the US hedge fund Muddy Waters Capital announced that they would attack explicitly European companies via short sales. Today, their attack against Ströer had a first climax. Muddy Waters Capital published a tendentious "report" with more than 60 pages and addresses the business case of Ströer. The fact that Muddy Waters Capital already highlights at page 2 of their report that the funds that Muddy Waters Capital advice, are short in Ströer, shows clearly a conflict of interest. Before giving our detailed feedback to the "report", Ströer just wants to highlight that our underlying business outlook is excellent - nothing has changed since the last publication. - Ströer operationally had the best start into the year in the history of the company - For the first quarter of 2016 we expect an organic growth rate of around 10% - For the full year 2016 we expect revenue between 1.1 and 1.2 EURbn and an operational EBITDA between 270 to 280 EURm - The free cash flow before M&A will be at least 125EURm in 2016 - Ströer announced a dividend of 0.7 EUR/per share for the FY 2015 - Next catalyst: Capital Markets Day LDN 29th April (for details email: ir@stroeer.de), Q1 2016 results: 12th May 2016. Ströer is already analyzing the "report" and will rectify the matters and misrepresentations. At first sight we can already draw the following conclusion: The report is far fetched, at least tendentious and overall groundless. We note in addition, that Muddy Waters Capital never got in contact with Ströer. Ströer furthermore considers legal options. About Ströer Ströer SE & Co. KGaA is a big digital multi-channel media company, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communication solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting forward-looking standards for innovation and quality in Europe and is opening up new opportunities for targeted customer contact for its advertisers. The Ströer Group commercializes several thousand websites especially in German-speaking countries and around 300,000 advertising faces in the field of "out-of-home". The Group has approximately 3,300 employees at over 70 locations. In the full year 2015, Ströer SE generated consolidated revenue of EUR 824m. The Ströer SE & Co. KGaA is listed on the MDAX of the German Stock Exchange. For more information on the Company, please visit www.stroeer.com. Press contact Marc Sausen Ströer SE & Co. KGaA Director Corporate Communications Ströer-Allee 1 50999 Cologne Phone: 02236 / 96 45-246 Email: presse@stroeer.de Investor relations Dafne Sanac Ströer SE & Co. KGaA Manager Investor Relations Ströer Allee 1 50999 Cologne Phone: 02236 / 96 45-356 Email: dsanac@stroeer.de Disclaimer This press release contains "forward looking statements" regarding Ströer SE ("Ströer") or the Ströer Group, including opinions, estimates and projections regarding Ströer's or the Ströer Group's financial position, business strategy, plans and objectives of management and future operations. Such forward looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors that could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Ströer or the Ströer Group to be materially different from future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. These forward looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release and are based on numerous assumptions which may or may not prove to be correct. No representation or warranty, express or implied, is made by Ströer with respect to the fairness, completeness, correctness, reasonableness or accuracy of any information and opinions contained herein. The information in this press release is subject to change without notice, it may be incomplete or condensed, and it may not contain all material information concerning Ströer or the Ströer Group. Ströer undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward looking statements or other information stated herein, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Contact: Press contact: Marc Sausen Ströer SE Director Corporate Communications Ströer-Allee 1 | D-50999 Cologne Telephone: +49 (0)2236 - 96 45-246 Fax: +49 (0)2236 - 96 45-6246 E-Mail: info@stroeer.de IR Contact: Dafne Sanac Ströer Media SE Manager Investor Relations Ströer-Allee 1 | D-50999 Cologne Phone: +49 (0)2236 / 96 45-356 Fax: +49 (0)2236 / 96 45-6356 E-Mail: dsanac@stroeer.de +++++ Additional features: Document: http://n.eqs.com/c/fncls.ssp?u=UAQHSPHAWX Document title: First Statement of Ströer after Short Attack of Hedge Fund Muddy Waters Capital --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 21.04.2016 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. The DGAP 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: Ströer SE & Co. KGaA Ströer Allee 1 50999 Köln Germany Phone: +49 (0)2236.96 45 0 Fax: +49 (0)2236.96 45 299 E-mail: info@stroeer.com Internet: www.stroeer.de ISIN: DE0007493991 WKN: 749399 Indices: MDAX Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart End of News DGAP News Service --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 456617 21.04.2016

Die wichtigsten Finanzdaten auf einen Blick
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020e 2021e
Umsatzerlöse1 823,71 1.123,26 1.331,03 1.582,46 1.591,15 0,00 0,00
EBITDA1,2 188,60 251,58 462,10 514,40 536,11 0,00 0,00
EBITDA-Marge3 22,90 22,40 34,72 32,51 33,69 0,00 0,00
EBIT1,4 76,80 95,44 155,40 170,30 177,40 0,00 0,00
EBIT-Marge5 9,32 8,50 11,68 10,76 11,15 0,00 0,00
Jahresüberschuss1 59,53 71,95 98,47 -5,82 78,12 0,00 0,00
Netto-Marge6 7,23 6,41 7,40 -0,37 4,91 0,00 0,00
Cashflow1,7 190,32 236,34 252,38 426,03 478,43 0,00 0,00
Ergebnis je Aktie8 1,11 1,15 1,68 -0,27 1,22 1,85 2,70
Dividende8 0,70 1,10 1,30 2,00 2,00 2,00 2,00
Quelle: boersengefluester.de und Firmenangaben

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1 in Mio. Euro; 2 EBITDA = Ergebnis vor Zinsen, Steuern und Abschreibungen; 3 EBITDA in Relation zum Umsatz; 4 EBIT = Ergebnis vor Zinsen und Steuern; 5 EBIT in Relation zum Umsatz; 6 Jahresüberschuss (-fehlbetrag) in Relation zum Umsatz; 7 Cashflow aus der gewöhnlichen Geschäftstätigkeit; 8 in Euro; Quelle: boersengefluester.de

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WKN Kurs in € Einschätzung Börsenwert in Mio. €
749399 73,800 Kaufen 4.180,52
KGV 2022e KGV 10Y-Ø BGFL-Ratio Shiller-KGV
23,06 36,01 0,64 97,62
8,41 8,74 2,63 10,79
Dividende '19 in € Dividende '20e in € Div.-Rendite '20e
in %
2,00 2,00 2,71 04.11.2020
Q1-Zahlen Q2-Zahlen Q3-Zahlen Bilanz-PK
11.05.2021 17.08.2021 12.11.2020 30.03.2021
Abstand 60Tage-Linie Abstand 200Tage-Linie Performance YtD Performance 52 Wochen
0,76% 12,28% -8,89% -0,67%
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