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Solteq Oyj LSE:0G5H London Ordinary Share FI0009007991 SOLTEQ ORD SHS
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Solteq Plc Interim Report 1 January - 31 March 2019

30/04/2019 6:15am

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SOLNA, Sweden, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  The company's operating profit improved Brief look at January – March 2019 

  • Solteq Group implemented the IFRS 16 Leases -standard effective from 1 January 2019 -The new standard was implemented using the modified retrospective approach, in which the comparative figures for prior financial periods were not restated.
  • Revenue totaled 14,930 thousand euros (14,871). 
  • EBITDA was 2,455 thousand euros (1,924).
  • Operating profit was 1,530 thousand euros (1,305).
  • The implementation of IFRS 16 -standard improved EBITDA by 459 thousand euros and the operating profit by 46 thousand euros during the review period.
  • Earnings per share was 0.04 euros (0.04).
  • Solteq Group's equity ratio was 31.1 percent (32.9).
  • The Group's equity ratio excluding the impact from adopting the IFRS 16 -standard would have been 34.0 percent during the review period.
  • Net cash flow from operating activities was 890 thousand euros (-94).
  • The revenue was 0.4 percent higher than in the comparison period. Continuous services accounted for approximately one third of the revenue.
  • We invest strongly in future growth by focusing on the development of our own cloud-based software products and services. During the reporting period the product development investments amounted to EUR 1.0 million.

Key figures


1-3/2019

1-3/2018

Change-%

1-12/2018

Rolling 12mos







Revenue, TEUR

14,930

14,871

0.4

56,867

56,925

EBITDA, TEUR

2,455

1,924

27.6

4,766

5,296

Adjusted EBITDA, TEUR

2,465

1,910

29.1

5,417

5,972

Operating profit, TEUR

1,530

1,305

17.2

2,466

2,690

Adjusted operating profit, TEUR

1,540

1,291

19.3

3,117

3,366

Profit for the financial period, TEUR

810

658

23.2

356

508

Earnings per share, EUR

0.04

0.04

18.6

0.02

0.03

Operating profit, %

10.2

8.8


4.3

4.7

Adjusted operating profit, %

10.3

8.7


5.5

5.9

Equity ratio, %

31.1

32.9


32.4

30.7

CEO Olli Väätäinen: The company's operating profit improved

The Solteq Group's revenue for the review period was 14.9 million euros, an increase of 0.4 percent. One fifth of revenue originated from outside Finland. Continuous services accounted for approximately one third of the revenue. The company's own software products and the related services accounted for approximately one-third and digital services approximately two-thirds of the revenue.

The EBITDA for the review period was 2.5 million euros and operating profit 1.5 million euros, which was in line with the company's expectations. The operating profit increased by 13.7 percent, considering the impact of the implementation of IFRS 16 -standard. Performance of company's international operations developed positively.

Solteq continued to invest significantly in the development of its own cloud-based software products and services. The company signed several new contracts for these products. Company's own cloud-based software products are delivered as Software as a Service-model and they increase the company's ARR (Annual Recurring Revenue). The product development investment during the first quarter was 1.0 million euros. The investment into product development is estimated to increase to approximately 3.5 million euros by the end of the financial year.

The Group's personnel increased by 35 people compared to the corresponding period of the previous year and was 586 at the end of the review period.

The Group's order intake was significantly better in the first quarter than in the corresponding period last year. The business outlook has remained unchanged, and the company's profitability is expected to develop positively.

Profit guidance 2019

Solteq Group's operating profit is expected to grow clearly compared to the financial year 2018.

Attachments

Solteq Plc Interim Report 1 Jan – 31 Mar 2019

Further information

Olli Väätäinen, CEO
tel +358 50 5578 111
e-mail olli.vaatainen@solteq.com

Martti Nurminen, CFO 
tel. +358 40 751 7194
e-mail martti.nurminen@solteq.com

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NASDAQ OMX Helsinki
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