Bad Homburg (pta015/26.04.2022/10:48) -
The SYZYGY GROUP got off to a strong start in the 2022 financial year with sales of EUR 17 million (January to March), a rise of 13 per cent compared to the same period of the previous year. The SYZYGY GROUP's operating income (EBIT) amounted to EUR 1.6 million (+4 per cent), representing an EBIT margin of arround 10 per cent. All the operating units in the SYZYGY GROUP contributed to profits.
The Germany segment boosted its sales by an impressive 13 per cent to EUR 13.4 million; the share of sales generated in the core market was thus around 77 per cent.
The international companies have continued to perform well in the 2022 financial year. Sales in Poland and the US saw strong gains of 25 per cent, coming in at EUR 1.7 million. The EBIT margin here was 12 per cent. UK sales increased by around 2 per cent in the reporting period to reach EUR 2.3 million, with operating profitability of 12 per cent.
Financial income was slightly negative at EUR -0.1 million, meaning that total net income in the first quarter after taxes is around EUR 1.1 million. Earnings per share are EUR 0.08.
The SYZYGY GROUP confirmed its forecast for the year and expects sales growth of around 10 per cent in the 2022 financial year, combined with an EBIT margin of 10 per cent before special factors.
"Digital experiences that make a difference to consumers, brands and companies are our core business. Digital is becoming increasingly vital for brand and corporate success. Accordingly, digital transformation has continued to gather pace in the new financial year, across all relevant sectors of the economy. That has helped to fuel the SYZYGY GROUP's dynamic growth since the start of the year," said Franziska von Lewinski, CEO of the SYZYGY GROUP.
This year's Annual General Meeting, scheduled for July 5, 2022, will be held as a virtual event without the physical presence of shareholders. The Management Board and Supervisory Board will propose a dividend of EUR 0.20 per share for the 2021 financial year at the Annual General Meeting.
|kEUR||Q1 2022||Q1 2021||Change|
|EBIT margin||9.6%||10.4%||-0.8 pp|
|Net income before tax||1,495||1,408||+6%|
|Earnings per share (EUR)||0.08||0.08||0%|
The full quarterly report as at March 31, 2022 will be available from May 7, 2022 in English language at www.syzygy-group.net/en/investors.(end)
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