Strong revenue growth 

  • Revenues for Q2 2011 totalled 161.9 mln, an increase of 19% compared to revenues for the same period the year before [Q2 2010: 136.1 mln].
  • Normalised EBITDA was 20.9 mln, or 12.9% of revenues [Q2 2010: 21.1 mln normalised].
  • Normalised operating profit (EBIT) was 15.0 mln, or 9.2% of revenues [Q2 2010: 15.2 mln normalised].
  • One-off costs related to an agreement on the future arrangements of the Stork Pension Fund, amounting to 11.1 mln, are included in the consolidated income statement for Q2 2011.
  • Taking into account the above one-off costs, net result was 0.2 mln for Q2 2011 [Q2 2010: 0.1 mln].
  • Cash flow remains healthy and net interest bearing debt is 248.8 mln at the end of Q2 2011 [Q2 2010: 284.1 mln].
  • The order book continues to grow as a result of a strong product pipeline and favourable market conditions. The order book stands at 176.3 mln at the end of the quarter [Q2 2010: 125.3 mln].

Q2 2011 was a good quarter for Marel. Revenues totalled 162 mln, an increase of 19% compared to Q2 2010 and 5% compared to the previous quarter. The EBIT margin was 9.2% in Q2 and 10.2% for the first half of the year, which is within the company’s target of 10-12% return on revenues for the year. The outlook for the remainder of the year is positive. 

Orders received continue to exceed orders booked off, leading to a continuing increase in the order book, which stood at 176 mln at the end of the quarter, compared to 125 mln at the same time the year before. 

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