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voestalpine soars to new heights in the financial year 2007/08

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annual report

05.06.2008

In 2007/08, which was by far the most successful financial year in its history, the voestalpine Group soared to new heights in terms of sales, profit and employees. In addition to a further increase in sales, operating profit rose significantly for the sixth year in a row due to improved performance in the Steel, Profilform and Automotive Divisions.

Key figures of voestalpine Group

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in EURm)                         1.4.06 -  1.4.07 -  in %      pro forma
                                      31.03.07  31.03.08                (excl. ppa)****
Revenue                          6,944        10,481      +50.9    10,481
EBITDA                            1,359        1,837        +35.2    1,969
EBITDA margin in %         19.6         17.5                      18.8
EBIT                                1,011        1,153        +14.0    1,503
EBIT margin in %            14.6         11.0                      14.3
Profit before tax          976          980          +0.4      1,330
Profit for the period** 765          752          -1.7      1,004
EPS (in EUR)***              4.76         4.69

* Retrospective adjustment ** Before minority interest and hybrid capital coupons *** From continuing operations **** Without accounting effects from purchase price allocation BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM (IFRS 3)

The financial report and more information on the full year result is available on our website www.voestalpine.com or please contact our Investor Relations-Team +43/50304/15-9949.@@end@@

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Further inquiry note:
DI Peter Fleischer
Head of Investor Relations
Tel.: +43/50304/15-9949
Fax:  +43/50304/55-5581
mailto:peter.fleischer@voestalpine.com
http://www.voestalpine.com

Branche: Metal Goods & Engineering
ISIN:      AT0000937503
WKN:        897200
Index:    WBI, ATX Prime, ATX
Börsen:  Wiener Börse AG / official market



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