EANS-Adhoc: GESCO increases guidance to earnings per share of EUR 6.95

  ad-hoc disclosure pursuant to section 15 of the WpHG transmitted by euro
  adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is solely
  responsible for the content of this announcement.

Wuppertal, 9 November 2011 - In the first half (1 Apr. to 30 Sep. 2011) of the
current financial year 2011/2012, GESCO Group recorded strong incoming order and
sales growth as well as a way above-average rise in key earnings figures.
Business in the third quarter also remained at a high level and order backlog
stood at a record high at its end. In addition, a positive one-off effect of
around EUR 0.7 million resulting from two legal disputes will be recognised in
the third quarter. 

GESCO AG is increasing its guidance in view of these developments. The company
now expects Group sales of approximately EUR 400 million (previously: EUR 390
million), Group net income after minority interest of roughly EUR 21 million
(previously: EUR 19 million) and earnings per share pursuant to IFRS of EUR 6.95
(previously: EUR 6.29). 

The complete Interim Report 2011/2012 will be published on 15 November 2011. 

Investor Relations, Oliver Vollbrecht 
Phone: +49 (0)202 24820 18
Fax: +49 (0)202 24820 49 

Further inquiry note:
Oliver Vollbrecht
Leiter Investor Relations
T.: +49(0)202 24820 18

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 

issuer:      GESCO AG
             Johannisberg 7
             D-42103 Wuppertal
phone:       +49(0)202 24820 0
FAX:         +49(0)202 24820 49
sector:      Economy, Business & Finance
ISIN:        DE0005875900
indexes:     SDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, free trade: Berlin,
             Hamburg, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, München 
language:   English

Weitere Meldungen: GESCO AG

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