Highlights of the first quarter of 2015

Sustained momentum in the first quarter thanks to western Europe and China

  • Order intake up by 7 per cent in the first quarter
  • From January to March, the KION Group grew faster than the global market in terms of unit sales
  • Revenue for the quarter rose by 7 per cent year on year
  • Profitability in line with the prior-year figure: adjusted EBIT margin in the first quarter was 8.0 per cent
  • Free cash flow improved by 12 per cent in the first quarter

Free float increases: KION shares now even more tradable

  • Following Superlift’s placement of all of its shares, free float increased to more than 61 per cent
  • Share price reaches record highs in March
  • Broad majority of analysts recommend KION GROUP AG shares as a ‘buy’