Annual Results 2014: Solid growth and increased profit


Schindler stayed on course with its growth strategy in 2014, recording a strong fourth quarter. 

For the reporting year orders received increased 7.8% in local currencies, with revenue up 7.3%.

In Swiss francs, growth in orders received and revenue was 5.5% and 4.9% respectively. Operating profit (EBIT) was CHF 1 138 million, a rise of CHF 242 million from the previous year, giving an EBIT margin of 12.3%. Adjusted for exceptional items, operating profit in local currencies improved 7.4% to CHF 932 million, representing an EBIT margin of 10.1%. Net profit was CHF 902 million, significantly exceeding the previous year. Net profit before exceptional items was CHF 740 million, an improvement of 8.5% over the previous year. 

2015/02 Full Press Release
with selected key figures as of December 31, 2014

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