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Austrian Construction Industry: Growing Output, Shrinking Order Volume

Increase in volume of orders by 22.5% in civil engineering and construction of buildings at the end of May 2012.

August 30, 2012

RZB Posts Moderate Profit Increase

RZB´s (Raiffeisen Zentralbank) profit before tax rose 6.2 per cent to € 931m. Return on Equity increased mildly to 16.2 per cent (+0.4 percentage points)

August 29, 2012

RBI Improves Results

Raiffeisen Bank International's consolidated profit for the first half of 2012 rises by 13.9 per cent to € 701m. The net interest income was down by 3.6%. The second quarter´s results were down.

August 29, 2012

Uniqa Records Strong Results

Today, the Austrian insurance group announced an increase in EBT by 43.2% to € 106.5m. Consolidated profit increases by 67.1% to € 57.3m. Recurring premiums are up 0.8% to € 2,583.0m.

August 29, 2012

Bawag´s Profit Is Decreasing

In the first half of 2012, Bawag´s earnings were down moderately. The net income declined by 14%.

August 28, 2012

Record Results for MTC

Montana Tech Components could enhance revenues, earnings and profits in the first half of 2012. Revenues were up by 6%.

August 27, 2012

ATB Enhances Profitability

In the first half year, the Austrian engineering company increased the net income and recorded stable revenues. However, the rising net result was due to the shutdown of a part of ATB´s business segments.

August 25, 2012

Borealis Posts Declining Net Income

Borealis recorded a net profit of € 112m in the second quarter of 2012 compared to € 168m during the same period in the record year 2011. Sales were down slightly.

August 24, 2012

Kapsch TrafficCom Posts Loss in the First Quarter of 2012/13

Decline in sales and negative result. Focus remains on large projects in Poland and South Africa. Net income reached € -4.4m.

August 24, 2012

Rosenbauer: Earnings Down, Revenues Up

In the first half of 2012, Rosenbauer Group recorded a 17% decrease in net income. Revenues soared by 14%. Order backlog grew by 60%.

August 24, 2012

Austrian Leasing Business Shrinking

In the first half year of 2012, the Austrian leasing industry recorded a new leasing business of € 2.6bn. Against the reference period of 2011, this is a decrease by 19.2%.

August 23, 2012

SBO Exceeds Expectations

Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG: Half-year record sales and profit figures were up substantially. EBITDA increased by 37.9%.

August 23, 2012

conwert significantly increases earnings

In the first half of 2012, earnings before tax (EBT) increased by 45.2% to € 18.0m. Net income was up by 17.1% to € 9.6m.

August 23, 2012

S Immo: Higher Net Income Despite Lower Revenues

The Vienna listed S Immo AG today published its results for the first half year. Earnings remained stable. Due to lower financing costs, net income was up by 50%.

August 22, 2012

VIG to Grow in Hungary

Vienna Insurance Group intends to expand into Hungary. The Eastern neighbor country is the favorite growth market, the Austrian insurance group said.

August 22, 2012

SBO: Analysts Demonstrate Optimistism

Tomorrow, the Austrian Schoeller Bleckmann Oilfield Group will present its results for the first half year of 2012. All relevant indicators are expected to improve substantially.

August 22, 2012

VIG: Moderate Increase in Premiums and Earnings

In the first half of 2012, Vienna Insurance Group´s premiums grew to about € 5.3 billion (plus 11.7 percent). The group profit (before taxes) surpasses the 300-million-euro threshold (plus 6.9 percent to € 301.7m).

August 22, 2012

Vienna International Airport Announces Satisfying Results

Flughafen Wien AG: positive development of revenue and earnings in the first half of 2012. Forecast for expected net profit in 2012 raised to over € 60 million

August 22, 2012

Earnings and Net Income Down at Lenzing

Sales declined by 1.3%. The EBITDA margin fell from 23.0% to 18.2%. Lenzing´s net income decreased from € 145m to € 100m.

August 22, 2012

Lay-Offs in Polish Banking Sector Ahead

According to the Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita, about 2,500 employees may lose their jobs in the banking industry.

August 21, 2012

Allianz Austria: Stable Earnings and Rising Premium Income

In the first quarter of 2012, Allianz Austria recorded a 24% slump in earnings. Pre-tax profits grew slightly.

August 21, 2012

Wienerberger: Declining Earnings Cause Austerity Measures

Group revenues of the Austrian brick producer rose by 5% to € 1,036m (2011: € 986m ). Operating EBITDA declined by 16% to € 104m (2011: € 123m ).

August 21, 2012

CA Immo Below Expectations

The Austrian real estate company achieved a 83 % increase of consolidated net income after minorities in the first half year of 2012. Rental income reached € 140.7m (+10 %).

August 21, 2012

Rising Profit for CA Immo Expected

The Austrian real estate company should record a rise in net income of 96%. EBIT should fall by 8%, however.

August 20, 2012

VIG: Stable Results Ahead

Next Wednesday, Vienna Insurance Group publishes its half-year results. Analysts predict a slight growth in premium income.

August 20, 2012

Lenzing: Profit Decrease Expected

Next Wednesday, Lenzing presents its half-year results. According to analysts, the Austrian fiber producer will report a 31% profit decrease.

August 20, 2012

Pankl Performs Outstandingly

In the first six months of 2012, revenues were up by 25%, EBIT grew by 45%. Pankl announces an “excellent development of the Austrian aerospace subsidiary”.

August 20, 2012

Wienerberger: High Losses Expected

In the first half year of 2011, the Austrian brick producer still recorded a net income of € 37.5m. On average, a loss of € 21.07m is expected.

August 17, 2012

Atrium Records 37% Increase In Earnings

The Vienna-listed real estate company could improve rental income as well as earnings and net income.

August 17, 2012

Croatian Banks Record Lower Profits

In the first six months of 2012, the net income generated by Croatian banks was down by 19%. The Croatian economy is expected to shrink this year.

August 16, 2012

Austrian Railways to Record Profits

In the first six months of 2012, ÖBB (Austrian Railways) has recorded operating profits.

August 16, 2012

Mayr-Melnhof Reports Worsened Results

The Austrian packaging company today announced its results for the first quarter. Sales were down slightly, the net profit declined by 20%.

August 16, 2012

Telekom: Growing Profit, Falling Revenues

Today, Telekom Austria Group announced its results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2012. Revenues and earnings were down, net income rose by 70.5%.

August 16, 2012

Strong First Quarter for Do & Co

Today, the Austrian catering company issued its results for the first quarter of the financial year 2012/2013. Sales, earnings and profit were up.

August 16, 2012

Decreasing Profit at Mayr-Melnhof Expected

Next Thursday, the Austrian packaging company will present its results for the first half year of 2012. Revenues are anticipated to decrease.

August 14, 2012

Telekom Austria: Rise in Earnings Predicted

Next Thursday, Telekom Austria will publish its results for the first six months of 2012. After a loss of € 59.0m, Telekom Austria´s net income should grow to € 76.1m.

August 14, 2012

Vienna Airport: Small Increase in Passengers during July 2012

The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport rose 1.8% year-on-year to 2,192,715 in July 2012.

August 14, 2012

Semperit: Profit Below Expectations

Increase in revenue to € 409.8m. EBIT of € 37.5m and net profit of € 23.9m generated in the first half of 2012, slightly below previous year´s level.

August 14, 2012

Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank in the Red Again

Today, the nationalized bank announced its half yearly result for 2012. Net Results reached € 10m.

August 13, 2012

SBO: Favorable Results Anticipated

The Austrian oilfield operator Schoeller Bleckmann is expected to continue its strong performance.

August 10, 2012

Mayr-Melnhof: Stable Results Ahead

Next Thursday, the Austrian packaging company will present its results for the first quarter of 2012. Mayr-Melnhofs EBIT margin is expected to increase.

August 10, 2012

Austrian Post: Rise in Earnings

Revenue growth (+3.1%) and earnings improvement (EBIT +13.5%) in the first half of 2012 Outlook for 2012 confirmed despite unstable economic environment.

August 10, 2012

BWT Remains on a Solid Growth Path

Today, the Austrian water technology company reports first half-year figures. Revenues were up by 3.4%.

August 10, 2012

T-Mobile: Earnings Down

The Austrian subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom announced its results of the first six months today. Sales were down by 2.6%.

August 9, 2012

RHI Does Not Exclude Shutdowns

The Austrian manufacturer of refractory products faces capacity problems in the steel sector. Investments may be cut.

August 9, 2012

Borealis delivers solid profits in a difficult market environment

Borealis recorded a net profit of € 112m in the second quarter of 2012 compared to € 168m during the same period in the record year 2011.

August 9, 2012

Polytec: Drastic Decrease in Sales and Earnings

Today, the Austrian component supplier has published its results for the first six months of 2012. Due to the sale of the interior segment last year, EBIT and sales were down remarkably.

August 8, 2012

OMV: Higher Profit than Expected

In the second quarter, clean CCS EBIT was at € 865 mn, up 82% vs. Q2/11. Sales grew by 25%. Gearing ratio down to 31% vs. 34% in Q2/11.

August 8, 2012

Verbund: Erste Group Pessimistic

The Austrian energy company is expected to record lower earnings in the coming years.

August 7, 2012

Moderate Increase in Andritz Earnings

The Austrian technology Group ANDRITZ showed satisfactory business development in the second quarter of 2012. Sales rose by 15.1%, EBITA wa up by 10.1%.

August 7, 2012
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