The progressive improvement in sales and margins continued in the third quarter:
The orders already received during the quarter were equal to 106 million Euro.
EBITDA shows a 41.1% growth from 12.0 million Euro in the third quarter of 2012 to 17 million Euro, with an increase of the percentage of EBITDA on revenues going from 10.9% to 15.2%. There is also a progressive improvement of 11.7% compared to 15.2 million Euro in the second quarter of 2013. The Operating Profit for an amount of 13.2 million Euro has more than doubled compared to 6.1 million Euro in the third quarter of 2012 and it has grown by 9% compared to the second quarter of the current year.
 EBITANR – Earnings before interest, taxes, acquisition and non recurring
The ADC Division (Automatic Data Capture) specialized in the design and production of fixed retail scanners, professional handheld readers and mobile computers, registered revenues of 202.6 million Euro (222 million Euro in the same period of 2012). This division, in particular, is susceptible to the seasonal effect which is typical of the third quarter of the year and the macroeconomic "wait and see" trend of the retail sector that tends to postpone investments.
Reclassified income statement at 30th September 2013 – Euro/1.000