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First Sensor presents figures for first quarter of 2015 – Successful business development continues

2015-05-12

  • Quarterly sales up almost 15% year-on-year.
  • Operating result (EBITDA) improves by around 12% to €3.9 million.
  • Incoming orders for the quarter increase by €4.5 million to almost €35 million.
  • Forecast for 2015 confirmed: sales of €128-132 million, EBITDA of €14-16 million.

First Sensor AG, ISIN DE0007201907, makes a positive start to the 2015 financial year. The provider of sensors and sensor solutions increased its total sales by 14.9% year on year to around €33.3 million in the first three months of 2015 (3M 2014: €29.0 million). At just under €3.9 million, the operating result (EBITDA) was up around 11.8% on the comparative figure for the previous year (3M 2014: €3.5 million). EBIT adjusted for write-downs on purchase price allocations increased by around 7.8% to around €1.5 million (3M 2014: €1.4 million). Hence the consolidated net income of the First Sensor Group for the period increased year-on-year to around €1.7 million.

Incoming orders rose by 14.7% to €34.9 million (3M 2014: €30.4 million), while orders on hand increased by €4.2 million or 4.8% to €90.6 million.

The financial report as of March 31, 2015 is available for download on the Internet from the Investor Relations pages.

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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.
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In many market-specific applications, sensors are components that are critical to your success. First Sensor is the partner you need on projects that call for careful selection, customized adaptation and the highest standards of excellence. Our Business Units Industrial, Medical and Mobility are clearly aligned to the core markets of industrial applications, medical technology as well as automotive and transport.
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.
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.
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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.