Ad hoc release: SUSS MicroTec: Preliminary Figures for Q2 2013 Published
AD HOC ANNOUNCEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15 GERMAN SECURITIES TRADING LAW (WpHG)
Garching, July 23, 2013 – SUSS MicroTec, a global supplier of equipment and process solutions for the semiconductor industry and related markets, today publishes its preliminary figures for the second quarter 2013. In Q2 2013 the Company booked orders of € 36.7 million (prior year: € 41.4 million), which is in line with expectations. From April to June 2013 SUSS MicroTec generated sales of € 24.9 million (prior year: € 36.3 million) and an EBIT of minus € 11.7 million (prior year: € 1.6 million). The EBIT of the second quarter 2013 includes a special effect of minus € 6.0 million resulting from the refocusing of the product line permanent bonding. This adjustment was € 0.8 million lower than originally expected. The adjusted EBIT for Q2 2013 is minus € 5.7 million (prior year: € 1.6 million). The final key figures for Q2 2013 – which may deviate from those given above – will be published on August 8, 2013.
The company reiterates its sales guidance for the fiscal year 2013 and expects sales of approximately € 150 million, with an EBIT slightly above minus € 10 million (range of minus 10 to minus 15 million €).
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