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   11.2.2009. - MOBOTIX Group shows continuous strong growth for the first half of fiscal year 2008/09

  • Sales: € 22.0m
  • Sales growth: 43.6%
  • EBIT: € 5.2m
  • EBIT in % of total output: 22.9%
  • Net income for the period: € 3.8m
  • Earnings per share: € 0.85

Kaiserslautern, February 11, 2009. MOBOTIX AG (ISIN DE0005218309), a technologically leading system provider for digital high-resolution network-based video security systems, reports the results for the first half of fiscal year 2008/09, ending on December 31, 2008.

The MOBOTIX Group (IFRS consolidated statements) has reached a sales growth of approx. 44% in the first half of fiscal year 2008/09 resulting in sales of € 22.0m (previous year: € 15.3m).

The group EBITDA reached € 5.8m (previous year: € 3.3m). Reporting a 25.5% (previous year: 20.1%) EBITDA margin MOBOTIX continues to reach a high level of profitability. With an EBIT of € 5.2m (previous year: € 2.7m), the EBIT margin could be increased to 22.9% (previous year: 16.3%). The profit for the period amounts to € 3.8m, resulting in earnings per share of € 0.85.

In the second quarter (October 1 – December 31, 2008) of the current fiscal year MOBOTIX AG´s sales amounted to € 11.7m (previous year: € 8.4m) corresponding to a growth of about 40% compared with the same period of the previous year.

The worldwide market share could be further increased due to the continuously high growth in quarter, which was again above average. The EBIT in the second quarter of the fiscal year rose even disproportionately by 131.6% to € 2.7m (previous year: € 1.2m), corresponding to an EBIT margin of 22.5%.

The Management Board will present the figures of the first half of fiscal year 2008/09 on February 11, 2009 at 11.00 a.m. in a phone conference. The publication of the interim report is also planned for Wednesday, February 11, 2009.

The complete press release can be downloaded here.