12.05.2016 Ströer SE & Co. KGaA  DE0007493991

DGAP-News: Ströer SE & Co. KGaA: Best start to the year since our IPO: Ströer presents a strong first quarter 2016 (news with additional features)

DGAP-News: Ströer SE & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Quarterly / Interim Statement/Quarterly / Interim Statement Ströer SE & Co. KGaA: Best start to the year since our IPO: Ströer presents a strong first quarter 2016 (news with additional features) 12.05.2016 / 07:05 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- PRESS RELEASE Best start to the year since our IPO: Ströer presents a strong first quarter 2016 - Q1 consolidated revenue climbs 40% to EUR 226.2m - Q1 operational EBITDA up a significant 72% to EUR 45.3m - Adjusted profit up four-fold to EUR 20.1m Cologne, 12 May 2016 Ströer confirms the preliminary results announced in April for the first quarter of 2016. Revenue grew by 40% to EUR 226.2m in the reporting period, with organic growth at over 11%. Operational EBITDA soared 72% to EUR 45.3m. Adjusted EBIT also shot up, more than doubling to EUR 25.9m. Adjusted profit rose sharply, up more than four-fold to EUR 20.1m. Cash flows from operating activities were up ten-fold to EUR 29.3m. The leverage ratio stood at 1.4 at the end of the first quarter. The overall good business development is being primarily driven by the strong revenue growth in the Digital segment where the acquisitions made in the past months, along with organic growth, had a significant effect This upward trend was bolstered by the continued positive development in the OOH Germany segment where business remains very robust. "We got off to a remarkable and very positive start in fiscal year 2016. All our financial KPIs have developed exceptionally well, and all segments are contributing to this very good business performance. We are confident that this positive momentum will continue in the second quarter," says Udo Müller, CEO of Ströer. "We are confirming our current guidance of EBITDA of more than EUR 280m and consolidated revenue of between EUR 1.1b and EUR 1.2b for 2016." Operating segments Digital As in the prior year, the Ströer Digital segment, comprising the product groups display, video and transactional, also recorded significant revenue growth in the first quarter of the current fiscal year. The investments in other digital business models (such as subscriptions and e-commerce), with the revenue contributions recorded under the new transactional product group, also contributed to robust revenue growth. In the Digital segment, the display product group, driven in particular by the M&A activities of the past 12 months, was the product group that contributed by far the most to revenue. The transactional product group reported the strongest growth among the three product groups. Its growth is coming from a relatively low basis because the product group is in the development phase. As Ströer is continually adding to and expanding its business, the segment figures can only be compared with those of the prior year to a limited extent. The integration of the newly acquired companies was driven forward and synergies and economies of scale on both the revenue and cost side are increasingly being leveraged, which is reflected in the higher operational EBITDA margin. Out-of-Home Germany The Out-of-Home Germany segment was able to build on the excellent performance in the prior year in the first quarter of 2016 and continued its upward trajectory. In addition to the continued robust demand, additional sales measures spurred on growth. The large formats product group (previously the billboard product group), which targets both national and regional customer groups, benefited above all from the continued robust demand for traditional out-of-home products. Numerous other measures in the national sales organization also boosted revenue. The ongoing expansion of the regional sales force is also stimulating growth. Overall, this product group reported revenue of EUR 48.0m (prior year: EUR 41.5m). The street furniture product group, whose customers tend to have a national or international focus, also grew noticeably. The product group capitalized on the positive momentum in national marketing and won customers for this product group, contributing a substantial revenue increase of EUR 4.2m to EUR 33.3m. The transport product group also made use of the positive momentum in the segment - albeit at a lower level - and saw its revenue rise EUR 0.7m to EUR 13.3m. The other product group also reported marginal growth and was up EUR 0.8m on the prior year to EUR 13.7m. This increase is from, among other things, a further step-up in revenue with a large number of small, local customers. These customer groups specifically are more interested in full-service solutions, including the production of advertising materials, than large cross-regional or national customers. Higher revenue contrasted with considerably lower increases in cost of sales. The cost increases mainly stemmed from revenue-related higher lease payments and also higher running costs. On balance, the segment generated operational EBITDA of EUR 24.9m, an increase of EUR 5.8m on the prior year. The operational EBITDA margin stood at 23.0% (prior year: 19.8%). Out-of-Home International The OOH International segment includes the Turkish and Polish out-of-home activities and the western European giant poster business of the blowUP group. In the first quarter of 2016, the segment generated revenue of EUR 30.0m, a slight increase of EUR 0.4m year on year. All three sub-segments further expanded their business activities, however, the geopolitical tensions and the related weakness of the Turkish lira significantly dampened revenue growth in Turkey. In local currency, however, revenue grew 7,8%. In relation to the Polish out-of-home business, the ongoing challenging market environment and a slightly weaker Polish zloty had a negative effect, however, marginal revenue growth was also reported here. In addition, the western European giant poster business in particular reported a tangible increase in revenue. The segment's cost of sales only increased marginally. In this regard, the revenue-induced increase in the blowUP group was almost fully offset by exchange rate effects in Turkey and cost-saving measures in Poland. Overall, the segment improved its operational EBITDA from EUR 1.3m in the prior year to EUR 1.8m and saw its operational EBITDA margin rise 1.6 percentage points. At 10 am CEST Ströer will be holding a conference call. 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The Group's financial figures at a glance

                                        Q1 2016       Q1 2015       Change
Revenue1)                   EUR m         226,2         161,8        39,8%

           by segment
           Ströer Digital   EUR m          93,2          41,7       > 100%
           OOH Germany2)    EUR m         108,3          96,1        12,6%
           OOH              EUR m          30,0          29,7         1,2%

           by product
           Billboard2)      EUR m          72,5          65,2        11,1%
           Street           EUR m          37,5          33,5        11,9%
           Transport2)      EUR m          13,3          12,5         5,8%
           Display3)        EUR m          57,2          20,3       > 100%
           Video3)          EUR m          19,3          17,8         8,7%
           Transactional3   EUR m          17,6           4,7       > 100%
           Other2)          EUR m          12,1          11,2         8,2%

           Organic              %          11,5           8,4

Gross profit5)              EUR m          68,7          40,8        68,2%

Operational EBITDA6)        EUR m          45,3          26,3        72,2%
Operational EBITDA6) -          %          19,7          15,9
Adjusted EBIT7)             EUR m          25,9           9,5       > 100%
Adjusted EBIT7) - margin        %          11,3           5,7
Adjusted profit or loss     EUR m          20,1           4,5       > 100%
for the period8)
Adjusted earning per          EUR          0,38          0,10       > 100%
Profit or loss for the      EUR m           5,1          -3,0         n.d.
Earning per share11)          EUR          0,10         -0,06         n.d.

Investments12)              EUR m          27,0          14,9        81,5%
Free cash flow13)           EUR m         -77,5         -22,0      < -100%

                                    31 Mar 2016   31 Dec 2015       Change
Total equity and            EUR m       1.565,3       1.458,8         7,3%
Equity1)                    EUR m         665,3         674,8        -1,4%
Equity ratio                    %          42,5          46,3
Net debt14)                 EUR m         314,0         231,2        35,8%

Employees15)               number         3.792         3.270        16,0%

1)   Joint ventures are consolidated using the equity method - in
     accordance with IFRS 11
2)   Joint ventures are consolidated proportionately (management approach)
3)   Revenue from the Ströer Digital segment and digital OOH revenue from
     other segments
4)   Excluding exchange rate effects and effects from the
     (de-)consolidation and discontinuation of operations (joint ventures
     are consolidated proportionately)
5)   Revenue less cost of sales (joint ventures are consolidated using the
     equity method - in accordance with IFRS 11)
6)   Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization
     adjusted for exceptional items (joint ventures are consolidated
7)   Earnings before interest and taxes adjusted for exceptional items,
     amortization of acquired advertising concessions and impairment losses
     on intangible assets (joint ventures are consolidated proportionately)
8)   Adjusted EBIT before non-controlling interests net of the financial
     result adjusted for exceptional items and the normalized tax expense
     (joint ventures are consolidated proportionately)
9)   Adjusted profit or loss for the period net of non-controlling
     interests divided by the number of shares outstanding (55.282.499; in
     Q1 2015: 48.869.784)
10)  Profit or loss for the period before non-controlling interests (joint
     ventures are consolidated using the equity method - in accordance with
     IFRS 11)
11)  Actual profit or loss for the period net of non-controlling interests
     divided by the number of shares outstanding (55.282.499; in Q1 2015:
12)  Including cash paid for investments in property. plant and equipment
     and in intangible assets (joint ventures are consolidated using the
     equity method - in accordance with IFRS 11)
13)  Cash flows from operating activities less cash flows from investing
     activities (joint ventures are consolidated using the equity method -
     in accordance with IFRS 11)
14)  Financial liabilities less derivative financial instruments and cash
     (joint ventures are consolidated proportionately)
15)  Headcount of full and part-time employees (joint ventures are
     consolidated proportionately)

About Ströer Ströer SE & Co. KGaA is a leading digital multi-channel media company and offers advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications 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 and operates several thousand websites in German-speaking countries in particular and operates approximately 300,000 advertising media in the out-of-home segment. It has approximately 3,300 employees at over 70 locations. In fiscal year 2015, Ströer SE generated revenue of EUR 824m. Ströer SE & Co. KGaA is listed in Deutsche Börse's MDAX. For more information on the Company, please visit www.stroeer.com. Press contact Investor Relations Marc Sausen Dafne Sanac Ströer SE & Co. KGaA Ströer SE & Co. KGaA Director Corporate Communications Head of Investor Relations Ströer Allee 1 D-50999 Köln Ströer Allee 1 D-50999 Köln Telefon: 0049 2236 / 96 45-246 Telefon: 049 2236 / 96 45-356 Fax: 0049 2236 / 96 45-6246 Fax: 0049 2236 / 96 45-6356 E-Mail: presse@stroeer.de E-Mail: dsanac@stroeer.de Disclaimer This press release contains "forward looking statements" regarding Ströer SE & Co. KGaA ("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 & Co. KGaA 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 SE & Co. KGaA Head of 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=YFLVKGMOFH Document title: Best start to the year since our IPO: Ströer presents a strong first quarter 2016 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12.05.2016 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 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 462833 12.05.2016

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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