Interim Report as of June 30, 2020

24.07.2020

Schindler reports lower revenue and profit for H1 2020; announces cost optimization program

  • Revenue –8.7%, order intake –12.1%, operating profit (EBIT) adjusted –17.7%, net profit –28.2% year-on-year
  • Strong cash flow from operating activities at CHF 636 million
  • Announcing cost optimization program, including reducing some 2 000 jobs globally over the next two years

For the first half of 2020, Schindler reports 3.1% lower revenue in local currencies. In Swiss francs, revenue decreased by 8.7% to CHF 4 959 million, as numerous currencies depreciated versus the Swiss franc. With the impact of the global recession induced by the COVID-19 pandemic, order intake in the first half of 2020 contracted 12.1% to CHF 5 355 million (–6.6% in local currencies). To preserve its competitiveness, Schindler announces a cost optimization program that will entail reducing some 2 000 jobs globally.

2020/07 Press Release
with key figures as of June 30, 2020
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2020/07 Interim Report
as of June 30, 2020
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