voestalpine AG

EANS-Adhoc: voestalpine AG
Difficult business year 2009/10 successfully mastered

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annual report

01.06.2010

- 2009/10 toughest and most difficult business year for decades. - Revenue of EUR 8.6 billion 27% below previous year´s level. - All reporting categories clearly positive - EBITDA EUR 1,004 million, profit for the period EUR 187 million. - Q4 EBIT of EUR 177 million 5 times higher than Q4 2008/09. - Free cash flow for the first time above EUR 1 billion. - Gearing ratio reduced from 88 % to 71 %. - Proposed dividend: EUR 0,50 per share (previous year: EUR 1,05). - Outlook: Higher earnings despite economic uncertainties.

Key figures of voestalpine Group

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                                                1.4.08 -    1.4.09 -    in %
                                                31.3.09      31.3.10
Revenue                                    11,724.9    8,550.0      -27.1
EBITDA                                      1,710.1      1,004.3      -41.3
EBITDA margin in %                  14.6 %        11.7 %
EBIT                                         988.7         352.0         -64.4
EBIT margin in %                      8.4 %         4.1 %
Profit for the period**          611.6         186.8         -69.5
EPS (in EUR)                            3.26          0.65
Employees (excl. apprentices) 41,915        39,406        -6.0

* According to IFRS all results after Purchase Price Allocation (PPA) ** Before minority interest and hybrid capital interest

For details of the 2009/10 figures please see our homepage www.voestalpine.com or contact our Investor Relations department +43/50304/15-9949.@@end@@

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ots Originaltext: voestalpine AG
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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:  Wien / official market



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