euro adhoc: Rosenbauer International AG / Quarterly or Semiannual Financial Statements / * Uptrend confirmed yet again * EBT rose to 12,0 m EUR * Revenue 2003 breaks the EUR 300 m barrier, with a result that is comparable to the good result achieved in 2002 (E)

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Key figures Q 1-3/2003 Q 1-3/2002 Revenue EUR m 217.9 200.9 EBIT EUR m 14.4 12.9 EBT EUR m 12.0 9.9 Profit after tax EUR m 7.9 5.3 Net profit for the period EUR m 4.6 2.1 Cash-flow from pre-tax profit EUR m 15.3 11.2 Order books as of 30.09. EUR m 216.3 257.9 Order intake EUR m 212.2 230.5 Employees (30.09.) 1,285 1,245 Market capitalisation (30.09.) EUR m 59.6 44.2

On Group revenues of EUR 217.9 m (up from EUR 200.9 m for 1-9/2002), EBT for the first three quarters rose 21% to EUR 12.0 m (1-9/2002:
EUR 9.9 m).

This superb result may be attributed to stepped-up export shipments by Rosenbauer International AG and to the excellent results posted in the USA and Spain. At ThEUR 731, a higher EBIT figure (up 21 %) was also achieved in Singapore.

Outlook
In view of the sustained positive trend in the Group's business, Management expects year-2003 revenues to break the EUR 300 m barrier (2002: EUR 286.5 m), with an EBT figure to match that achieved in the record year 2002 (EUR 15.7 m).

Present order-book levels, and the volume of international project business currently being worked on, together suggest that the above-average level of capacity utilisation at the Group's main production facilities may be expected to continue during 2004.

Further inquiry note:
Robert Kastil, Executive Vice President, Phone: +43 732 6794-570. Gerda Königstorfer, Investor Relations, Phone: +43 732 6794-568 or gerda.koenigstorfer@rosenbauer.com
Tel: +43(0)732 6794 568
FAX: +43(0)732 6794 89
Email: ir@rosenbauer.com

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Emittent: Rosenbauer International AG
Paschingerstrasse 90
AT-4060 Leonding
Tel: +43(0)732 6794 568
FAX: +43(0)732 6794 89
Email: ir@rosenbauer.com
WWW: www.rosenbauer.com
ISIN: AT0000922554
WKN: 092255
Indizes: ATX Prime, WBI
Börsen: official dealing Wiener Börse AG; free trade Berliner Wertpapierbörse, Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse
Branche: Machine Manufacturing
Sprache: Englisch

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