Growth reflected positive in financial success 2006

  • Marked increase in earnings: EBIT up by 36.1%
  • Earnings per share 1.41 euros (+16.5%)
  • Sales increase to 107.5 million euros (+8.8%)
  • Dividend of 0.56 euros proposed

Munich, March 23, 2007 – Nemetschek looks back on a very successful 2006 financial year and thus builds on the positive development in recent years. The company is now on a growth course and has been able to increase sales, both organically and through acquisitions. Sales increased to 107.5 million euros (previous year: 98.8 million euros, +8.8%). Earnings increased significantly for the fourth time in a row. The consolidated net income for the year improved by 18.1% to 14.4 million euros (previous year: 12.2 million euros). The earnings per share amounted to 1.41 euros (previous year: 1.21 euros). The operating profit (EBIT) rose by 36.1% to 17.8 million euros (previous year: 13.1 million euros), the EBITDA increased by 27.2% to 20.7 million euros (previous year: 16.2 million euros). Nemetschek is a financially strong company. The cash flow for the period increased by 22.6% to 21.3 million euros (previous year: 17.3 million euros). The cash flow from ordinary activities improved by 50.5% to 18.3 million euros (previous year: 12.1 million euros).

Compared to the previous year, there were significant changes to balance sheet positions, particularly as a result of the acquisition of Graphisoft SE and SCIA International NV. The equity capital totals 55.1 million euros (previous year: 48.1 million euros), and there is a corresponding equity ratio of 27.0% (previous year: 59.5%). On December 31, 2006, the balance sheet total was 204.1 million euros (previous year: 81.0 million euros). The supervisory board of Nemetschek AG has endorsed the consolidated financial statements. The managing board and supervisory board of Nemetschek AG will propse a divident payment of 0.56 euros per share at the annual general meeting on May 23, 2007.

The company will present the audited figures at its press briefing on annual results today, March 23, 2007, in Munich.