25.04.2012

Trading update 1Q12

GEREGLEMENTEERDE INFORMATIE

Kortrijk, Belgium, 25 April 2012. Barco’s results for the first quarter are in line with management expectations and confirm the outlook for 2012.

Barco’s order book at the end of 1Q12 stands at 494.2 million euro, an increase of 5% or 23 million euro compared to the same quarter last year.

 

Barco’s order intake for the quarter is 259.6 million euro, an 11.7% decrease versus 1Q11, which was exceptionally strong.

 

Sales for the quarter are 240.1 million euro versus 239.2 million euro a year earlier.

 

Order book

 

1Q12

1Q11

Change

Barco

494.2

470.5

5.0%

 

Incoming orders

 

1Q12

1Q11

Change

Barco

259.6

294.1

(11.7%)

 

Sales per division

 

1Q12

1Q11

Change

Entertainment

100.0

102.7

(2.6%)

Healthcare

50.5

47.5

6.3%

Control Rooms & Simulation

43.9

42.3

3.8%

Defense & Aerospace

27.3

26.1

4.6%

Ventures

18.5

20.6

(10.2%)

Intra-group eliminations

(0.1)

(0.2)

 

 

 

 

 

Barco

240.1

239.2

0.5%

 

EBIT
EBIT realized in 1Q12 is at the same level as in 1Q11.

 

Financial Calendar
1H12 results will be communicated on 20 July 2012.

 

The information given in this press release has not been reviewed by the statutory auditor.

 

About Barco
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products for a variety of selected professional markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with about 3,500 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.041 million euro in 2011.

 

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