Key figures Q1/2015: Increase in revenue and profit
In the first quarter of 2015, orders received reached CHF 2 443 million, in line with the same period of the previous year (CHF 2 442 million). In local currencies, an increase of 2.2% was recorded. Revenue grew by 4.4% to CHF 2 137 million (+7.0% in local currencies). Operating profit (EBIT) amounted to CHF 222 million, corresponding to an increase of 8.3% (+13.7% in local currencies) compared to the first quarter of 2014. The EBIT margin improved from 10.0% to 10.4%.
At CHF 168 million, net profit rose by 5.0% compared to the same period of the previous year.