Highlights of the second quarter of 2015

Momentum in western Europe and China continues in the second quarter

  • Total value of order intake climbs by more than 9 per cent
  • The KION Group outpaces the global market in terms of unit sales thanks to the buoyancy of western Europe and China
  • Order book increases by over 21 per cent
  • Revenue for the quarter rises by almost 10 per cent year on year
  • Profitability remains at a high level

KION shares continue to rise, bucking the market trend

  • Between April and June, KION shares continue to gain despite a downward trend on German and European stock markets
  • Share price reaches a record high in the second quarter
  • KION shares have been included in the STOXX Europe 600 since June
  • Credit ratings from Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s improve again