voestalpine AG

EANS-Adhoc: voestalpine AG /voestalpine with solid performance despite challenging environment

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voestalpine with 10% increase of EBITDA and 20% of EBIT in 3rd fiscal quarter
2012/13 comparised to Q3 2011/12
9 months revenues and earnings nearly stable despite difficult economic
Equity for the first time above EUR 5 billion - Gearing ratio below 50%!

First nine month of FY 2012/13 characterized by overall difficult economic
Since turn of the year stabilizing business environment on low level due to
soothing measures regarding public debt developments in Europe and the US as
well as indications of a recovery in China.
No essential impulses from emerging markets India and South America.
Continuing subdued demand situation in major industry segments (building-,
automotive- and energy industry), stable development on average level at
mechanical engineering-, consumer goods- and household appliance-industries,
solid demand from aviation industry and railway infrastructure markets.
voestalpine shows - apart from seasonal effects - overall stable business
development in this challenging environment.
More or less full capacity utilization at all major production facilities.
Development of revenues largely stable, earnings decline limited.
Positive earnings and cash flow generation leading to further deleveraging of
the group.
Full year outlook despite an unchanged challenging environment still in line
with expectations according to the letter to shareholders regarding the first
half of FY 2012/13:
Operating results (EBITDA) of approximately EUR 1.4 billion, profit from
operations (EBIT) of about EUR 800 million.

Key figures of voestalpine Group

(acc. IFRS; in EURm)*       Q3 2011/12          Q3 2012/13          Change
                            10/01-12/31/2011    10/01-12/31/2012    in %
Revenue                     2,899.5             2,719.7             -6.2
EBITDA                      293.8               321.9               +9.6
EBITDA margin in %          10.1                11.8                
EBIT                        145.0               174.4               +20.3
EBIT margin in %            5.0                 6.4                 
Profit before tax           90.5                125.9               +39.1
Profit for the period**     65.3                100.0               +53.1
EPS (in EUR)                0.27                0.47                +74.0
Gearing ratio in %  (12/31) 61.3                49.8                

(acc. IFRS; in EURm)*      Q1-Q3  2011/12     Q1-Q3  2012/13     Change
                           04/01-12/31/2011   04/01-12/31/2012   in %
Revenue                    8,877.2            8,652.5            -2.5
EBITDA                     1,118.0            1,051.7            -5.9
EBITDA margin in %         12.6               12.2               
EBIT                       676.4              615.1              -9.1
EBIT margin in %           7.6                7.1                
Profit before tax          533.8              473.7              -11.3
Profit for the period**    411.4              369.5              -10.2
EPS (in EUR)               2.09               1.83               -12.4
Gearing ratio in % (12/31) 61.3               49.8               

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

Additional information as well as the full report about the third quarter
results of voestalpine AG as of the effective date of December 31, 2012 is
available on our website www.voestalpine.com under the category "Investors." If
you have any questions, please contact our Investor Relations Team

Further inquiry note:
DI Peter Fleischer
Head of Investor Relations
Tel.: +43/50304/15-9949
Fax:  +43/50304/55-5581

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issuer:      voestalpine AG
             voestalpine-Straße  1
             A-4020 Linz
phone:       +43 50304/15-9949
FAX:         +43 50304/55-5581
mail:     IR@voestalpine.com
WWW:      www.voestalpine.com
sector:      Metal Goods & Engineering
ISIN:        AT0000937503
indexes:     WBI, ATX Prime, ATX
stockmarkets: official market: Wien 
language:   English

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