Nabaltec AG: Financial Year 2014 and Outlook for Results in Q1/2015
EBIT grew by a strong 21,0 %, to EUR 12,7 million (2013: EUR 10,5 million), and EBITDA climbed to EUR 22,4 million, up from EUR 19,8 million the year before (up 13,1 %). Nabaltec‘s consolidated earnings (after non-controlling interests) more than doubled in the reporting year, to EUR 5,5 million (2013: EUR 2,6 million). Results in all four quarters of 2014 exceeded the comparison values from the year before and contributed equally to the overall revenue growth. Orders received for the year as a whole added up to EUR 151,2 million, up 15,0 % from the year before. In the first three months of 2015, Nabaltec posted revenues of EUR 38,8 million according to preliminary figures, representing a significant improvement over both last quarter and the same quarter of last year, and marking a new record high. The business division „Functional Fillers“ posted revenues of EUR 26,9 million and the business division „Technical Ceramics“ reported EUR 11,9 million in revenues. According to preliminary figures, Nabaltec had an operating result of EUR 4,8 million in the reporting period, as well as an EBIT margin (EBIT as a percentage of total performance) of 12,6 % and EBITDA of EUR 7,3 million.