Sensing Innovations

How is our world changing? What kind of innovations will be part of the course of tomorrow? These are the questions that drive our growth.

"In the current fiscal year, the First Sensor Group has increased its sales by 9.3% to €81.3 million compared to the first half of 2018. Consequently, we are within the range that we expect for the year as a whole."

Dr. Dirk Rothweiler, CEO First Sensor AG

Investment Case

Founded in the 1990s, today we are a world leading sensor technology company. We will continue our success story by utilizing profitable growth. Learn more.

Results of the Initial Acceptance Period

At the end of the initial acceptance period, 71.90 percent of all issued shares were contributed to TE Connectivity's takeover bid. Learn more.

Pressure Sensors for Green Mobility

New mobility concepts will have a lasting impact on traffic. First Sensor's pressure sensor technology will remain a key pillar. Learn more.

Sensitive Senses for Land and Air

Autonomous systems are also on the rise in the industry. The artificial senses of First Sensor regulate navigation of drones. Learn more.

Results Center

In fiscal 2018, sales in the First Sensor Group were €155.1 million (previous year: €147.5 million). Learn more about our results.

Quick Analyser

Get an overview of the company‘s key figures and compare developments over time with the analyzing tool. Learn more.

Profitable Growth

First Sensor continued to grow profitably in fiscal 2018, as planned. Sales rose to EUR155.1 million and EBIT rose to EUR12.2 million. Learn more.

Financial News

  • 2019-09-05Expiry of initial acceptance period: First Sensor shareholders accept takeover bid for majority of outstanding shares (more)
  • 2019-08-22First Sensor Expands Collaboration with Automation Specialist (more)
  • 2019-08-14First Sensor operations on target after first half of 2019 (more)
  • 2019-07-18Executive Board and Supervisory Board Recommend Accepting Voluntary Public Takeover Offer from TE Connectivity (more)
  • 2019-07-08First Sensor AG Receives Takeover Offer from TE Connectivity (more)
  • 2019-06-26First Sensor and Analog Devices Developing LiDAR Offerings to Accelerate the Future of Autonomous Driving (more)
  • 2019-06-03TE Connectivity announced decision to make a voluntary public takeover offer (more)
  • 2019-05-26Executive Board of First Sensor AG Confirms Advanced Negotiations (more)
  • 2019-05-20First Sensor Expands Its Footprint in Japanese Photonics Market (more)
  • 2019-05-16Smart Farming: Commercial Vehicle Manufacturer Uses Pressure Solution from First Sensor (more)
  • 2019-05-14Q1 2019: First Sensor starts fiscal year with profitable growth (more)
  • 2019-05-13Endoscopy Specialist Increases Number of Units by 30 Percent (more)
  • 2019-05-03Annual General Meeting Approves Dividend of EUR0.20 Per Share / Supervisory Board Elects New Members Subject to German Act Concerning One-Third Employee Representation (more)
  • 2019-05-02Q1 2019: Provisional Figures Confirm Growth and Profitability Targets of First Sensor AG (more)
  • 2019-04-11First Sensor supplies tank pressure sensors for plug-in hybrids to Asian Tier-1 (more)
  • 2019-03-28First Sensor Qualifies Eastern European Contract Manufacturer (more)
  • 2019-03-21First Sensor expects its strategy for profitable growth to deliver further success in 2019 (more)
  • 2019-03-01First Sensor Begins Series Production for Smart Home Camera (more)
  • 2019-02-19First Sensor Expands Packaging Services for Computer Tomography Experts (more)
  • 2019-02-01First Sensor Closes 2018 With Further Improvement in Profitability (more)
  • 2019-01-04CES 2019: First Sensor Equips Israeli LiDAR Scanner (more)
  • 2018-11-265G broadband expansion: First Sensor develops an innovative transmission module (more)
  • 2018-11-12Q3 2018: First Sensor generates profitable growth (more)
  • 2018-11-12electronica 2018: First Sensor Showcases New Platform for Driver Assistance (more)
  • 2018-10-31DPE considers to sell its shares in First Sensor AG (more)
  • 2018-10-31First Sensor increases production capacity for pressure sensors (more)
  • 2018-10-23First Sensor on track with revenue and earnings (more)
  • 2018-09-18IAA Commercial Vehicles: "There are three reasons behind a rethink" (more)
  • 2018-08-13First Sensor grows by 15.6% in the second quarter of 2018 (more)
  • 2018-08-08First Sensor Obtains IATF 16949 Certificate for the Automotive Industry (more)
  • 2018-07-10First Sensor equipped for further growth in Medical target market (more)
  • 2018-07-10First Sensor expands collaboration with Chinese process automation company (more)
  • 2018-06-26First Sensor demonstrates LIDAR Expertise at Sensor + Test (more)
  • 2018-05-23Annual General Meeting Approves Dividend of €0.16 Per Share (more)
  • 2018-05-18First Sensor strengthens collaboration with Canadian technology leader for machine vision (more)
  • 2018-05-14First Sensor starts fiscal 2018 at previous year's level (more)
  • 2018-03-22First Sensor is continuing to work on profitable growth (more)
  • 2018-03-01First Sensor starts series production of the "Blue Next" camera range (more)
  • 2018-02-16First Sensor closes 2017 successfully (more)
  • 2017-12-12First Sensor reaches 10-million milestone with OEM pressure sensor (more)
  • 2017-11-09First Sensor begins second half of year with surge in revenue and earnings (more)
  • 2017-08-10First Sensor on track with revenue and earnings after first six months (more)
  • 2017-08-01First Sensor Awarded Another Contract for Steer-by-Wire Pressure Sensor (more)
  • 2017-07-27First Sensor AG Builds Antenna for German Communication Satellite (more)
  • 2017-06-23 'You Can't Build an Autonomous Car without Sensors.' (more)
  • 2017-06-21 Sleep Day: Pressure Sensors from Berlin Save Lives Every Night (more)
  • 2017-05-24Annual General Meeting of First Sensor AG elects new Supervisory Board (more)
  • 2017-05-18First Sensor makes modest start to fiscal year in line with expectations (more)
  • 2017-04-24'Machines Are Becoming Autonomous Much Sooner Than Cars' (more)
  • 2017-03-20First Sensor Closes 2016 at Upper End of Expectations (more)
  • 2017-01-30First Sensor Expands Cooperation with Velodyne LiDAR Inc. (more)

Publications

  • 2019-08-19Shareholder Letter (PDF)
  • 2019-08-14Presentation Interim Report 6M 2019 (PDF)
  • 2019-08-14Interim Report at June 30, 2019 (PDF)
  • 2019-08-06Statement by General Works Council (PDF)
  • 2019-07-18Joint Reasoned Statement (PDF)
  • 2019-05-14Presentation German Spring Conference 2019 (PDF)
  • 2019-05-14Q1 Interim Report 2019 (PDF)
  • 2019-03-21Annual Report 2018 (PDF)
  • 2018-11-26Presentation on German Equity Forum 2018 (PDF)
  • 2018-11-12Presentation on Q3 2018 Interim Report (PDF)
  • 2018-11-12Q3 Interim Report 2018 (PDF)
  • 2018-08-23equinetBank Flash Note (PDF)
  • 2018-08-13Presentation on Interim Report as of June 30, 2018 (PDF)
  • 2018-08-13Interim Report as of June 30, 2018 (PDF)
  • 2018-07-26equinetBank Flash Note (PDF)
  • 2018-06-21Presentation on Berenberg Pan-European Discovery Conference (PDF)
  • 2018-06-1Presentation on ODDO Roadshow BHF Paris (PDF)
  • 2018-05-23Presentation Annual General Meeting 2018 (PDF)
  • 2018-05-17equinetBank Research Full Note (PDF)
  • 2018-05-14Presentation Q1 Interim Report 2018 (PDF)
  • 2018-05-14Q1 2018 Interim Report (PDF)
  • 2018-03-22Presentation on Financial Statement Press Conference and Capital Market Day (PDF)
  • 2018-03-22Annual Report 2017 (PDF)
  • 2018-02-21/22First Sensor Presentation Oddo BHF German Conference (PDF)
  • 2017-11-23Warburg Research Full Note (PDF)
  • 2017-11-09Presentation on Interim Report as of September 30, 2017 (PDF)
  • 2017-11-09Interim Report as of September 30, 2017 (PDF)
  • 2017-08-10Presentation on Interim Report as of June 30, 2017 (PDF)
  • 2017-08-10Interim Report as of June 30, 2017 (PDF)
  • 2017-05-24Presentation by Dr. Dirk Rothweiler, CEO at the Annual General Meeting (PDF)
  • 2017-05-18Presentation on Interim Report Q1 2017 (PDF)
  • 2017-05-18 Interim Report Q1 2017 (PDF)
  • 2017-03-20Presentation on the Annual Report 2016 (PDF)
  • 2017-03-20Annual Report 2016 (PDF)

Financial Calendar

  • 2019-02-19 - 2019-02-20ODDO BHF German Conference, Frankfurt am Main
  • 2019-03-21Annual Report 2018 & Financial Statement Press Conference
  • 2019-05-03Annual General Meeting 2019, Penta Hotel, Grünauer Str. 1, 12557 Berlin
  • 2019-05-14Interim Report Q1 2019
  • 2019-05-14 11 am CESTPresentation Q1 Interim Report 2019, http://firstsensor140519-live.audio-webcast.com
  • 2019-05-14 - 2019-05-15German Spring Conference 2019, Frankfurt am Main
  • 2019-08-146-Month Financial Report 2019
  • 2019-08-14 2 pm CESTPresentation 6-Month Financial Report 2019, http://firstsensor140819-live.audio-webcast.com
  • 2019-11-14Interim Report Q3 2019
  • 2019-11-14 2 pm CESTPresentation Q3 Interim Report 2019, http://firstsensor141119-live.audio-webcast.com
  • 2019-11-25 - 2019-11-26Deutsches Eigenkapitalforum 2019 (Analysts conference), Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel, Frankfurt am Main
Company
First Sensor is one of the world's leading suppliers in the field of sensor systems. In the growth market of sensor systems, First Sensor develops and produces customer-specific solutions for the ever-increasing number of applications in the industrial, medical, and mobility target markets. Our goal here is to identify, meet and solve the challenges of the future with our innovative sensor solutions early on.
Investor Relations
Our investor relations activities aim at raising the international publicity of First Sensor AG and at consolidating and extending the perception of our share as an attractive growth stock. This means we keep our online communication transparent, comprehensive and continuous in order to enhance your trust in our share.
Tailored Solutions
In the growth market of sensor systems, First Sensor develops and produces customer-specific sensors, electronics, modules and complex systems for the ever-increasing number of applications in the industrial, medical, and mobility target markets. As a solution provider the company offers complete development services from a first draft and proof of concept up to the development of prototypes and finally serial production. First Sensor offers comprehensive development expertise, state-of-the-art packaging technologies and production capacities in clean rooms from ISO class 8 to 5.
Competencies
In the growth market of sensor systems, First Sensor develops and produces customer-specific sensors, electronics, modules and complex systems for the ever-increasing number of applications in the industrial, medical, and mobility target markets. As a solution provider the company offers complete development services from a first draft and proof of concept up to the development of prototypes and finally serial production. First Sensor offers comprehensive development expertise, state-of-the-art packaging technologies and production capacities in clean rooms from ISO class 8 to 5.
Career
Innovation, excellence, proximity – these are our values, our ambition, our drive. Anything less is not an option. Our sensor solutions stand for technical innovation and economic growth. As such, they form the basis for the development and application of new technologies in almost all areas of life. We aim to shape this future together with you.

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