Adidas AG

EANS-Adhoc: adidas AG
adidas Group announces preliminary half year sales and earnings

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6-month report

22.07.2010

Herzogenaurach - In line with adhoc regulations stipulated by §15 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act), Management is providing preliminary half year and second quarter figures which are materially above market expectations. In the first half of 2010, Group revenues increased 7% on a currency-neutral basis or 11% in euro terms to EUR 5.6 billion. In the second quarter, adidas Group sales increased 11% currency-neutral or 19% in euro terms to EUR 2.9 billion. Net income attributable to shareholders reached EUR 295 million (2009: EUR 13 million) in the first six months and EUR 126 million in the second quarter (2009: EUR 9 million). Diluted earnings per share amounted to EUR 1.41 for the half year (2009: EUR 0.10) and EUR 0.60 for the quarter (2009: EUR 0.06), respectively. More detail on the Group´s performance in the first half and outlook for the remainder of the year will be given with the publication of quarterly results on August 4, 2010.

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Further inquiry note:
Cornelia Metzger
Reporting Manager
Telefon: +49-9132-84 3824
Email: Cornelia.Metzger@adidas-group.com

Branche: Recreational & Sports goods
ISIN:      DE0005003404
WKN:        500340
Index:    DAX, CDAX, HDAX, Prime All Share
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              Berlin / free trade
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