e-m-s news media AG

euro adhoc: e-m-s new media AG
EBIT of the financial year 2003 exceed the prospects (E)

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Preliminary calcualtions show that e-m-s new media AG (WKN 521280 / ISIN DE0005212807) has exceeded its hitherto forecasted results. In the fiscal year 2003 the results amount to 1.02 million Euro (2002: -5.06 million Euro). Therewith, the positive trend of the first three quarters could also affirmed for the total fiscal year.

The EBIT amount to 1.31 million EURO in 2003 (2002: -10.19 million Euro), which represent 9.2 percent of the sales revenues. The forecasted EBIT-margin was 5 percent.

The consolidated sales revenues amount to 14.27 million Euro in 2003 (2002: 10.71 million Euro). This means an increase by 33 percent in comparison with 2002.

For the financial year 2004 the management expects at least consolidated sales revenues of 19 million Euro and an EBIT of 2.6 million Euro.

The complete audited annual records can be downloaded from www.ems-newmedia.com from the end of March onwards.

Key figures (IAS) in EURO x 1,000
                                                              31.12.2003 31.12.2002
Sales revenues                                        14,274        10,705
Gross earnings from sales                      10,028        5,666
EBITDA                                                    5,031         -680
EBIT                                                        1,315         -10,186
Profit/loss on ordinary activities        896            -11,056
Consolidated surplus/loss for the year 1,026         -5,060
Earnings per share (in EUR)                  0.04          -0.22

end of announcement            euro adhoc 12.03.2004

Further inquiry note: Sonja Norden Tel.: +49 (0) 231 9455 333 E-Mail: s.norden@ems-newmedia.com

Branche: Media
ISIN:      DE0005212807
WKN:        521280
Index:    CDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share, Prime Standard
Börsen:  Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / regulated dealing
              Niedersächsische Börse zu Hannover / free trade
              Berliner Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Bayerische Börse / free trade
              Hamburger Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Bremer Wertpapierbörse (BWB) / free trade
              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
              Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse / free trade

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