EANS-Adhoc: BWT Aktiengesellschaft / BWT - on a growth path in 2010

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01.04.2011

  • Sales +15.0% to EUR 460.7 million
  • EBIT +17.4% to EUR 31.5 million
  • Earnings per share 1.32 EUR after 1.32 EUR before
  • Dividend proposal EUR 0.40 per share

In the year 2010, with 2,820 employees in 51 group companies, consolidated Group sales of BWT grew by 15.0% to EUR 460.7 million. EBIT rose by 17.4% to EUR 31.5 million. Earnings per share remained unchanged at EUR 1.32. This confirms the preliminary figures given already at the end of February.

Andreas Weissenbacher, CEO, says: "We will propose our shareholders an unchanged dividend of EUR 0.40 per share - despite the biggest investment programme in the company´s history of EUR 75 million. Due to the investments especially in Austria and Germany as well as for launching the brand BWT we expect net income of the current year to decline to EUR 18 million."

The Annual Financial Report is available on our homepage www.bwt-group.com under section Investor Relations.

end of announcement euro adhoc

issuer: BWT Aktiengesellschaft Walter-Simmer-Str. 4 A-5310 Mondsee phone: 06232/5011-0 FAX: 06232/4058 mail: office@bwt.at WWW: www.bwt-group.com sector: Water Supply ISIN: AT0000737705 indexes: ATX Prime

stockmarkets: official market: Wien
language: English

Rückfragen & Kontakt:

BWT Aktiengesellschaft
Mag. Ralf Burchert
ralf.burchert@bwt-group.com
Tel.: 06232/5011-1113

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